American Poetry Review. Sep/Oct2013, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p51-53. 3p. 2 Black and White Photographs.
CHILEAN poets, POETS, AUTHORS, and POLITICAL participation
The author discusses his experience in working as a translator of the poems written by Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, particularly commenting on Neruda's death and his last poem. It addresses the political activity of the Golpe writing group, as well as note Neruda's political and social ideology. Neruda's poem "The Satraps" is explored.
This article features the home of poet Pablo Neruda in Isla Negra, Chile. Neruda, winner of file 1971 Nobel Prize in Literature, is often considered the dean of Latin America's modern poets. Neruda first moved into a half-built hut at Isla Negra in 1939 and spent the rest of his life building what became an interconnected and idiosyncratic set of buildings. The home is a strange but captivating collection of treasures from around the world.