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The Morning is Full/Es La Mañana Llena
Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1971. In accepting the award, he said that the poet must achieve a balance "between solitude and solidarity…
Chilean poet Pablo Neruda was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1971. In accepting the award, he said that the poet must achieve a balance "between solitude and solidarity, between feeling and action, between intimacy of mankind and the revelation of nature."
When Neruda's most popular work, Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair appeared in 1924, this work launched into the international spotlight a young and unknown poet whose writings would ignite a generation.
Books featured in this episode:
We feature the work of early Renaissance poets
But Were Afraid to Ask
William Wordsworth finishes our celebration of romantic poetry.
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