Pablo Neruda

Neruda in 1963 Ricardo Eliécer Neftalí Reyes Basoalto (12 July 1904 – 23 September 1973), better known by his pen name and, later, legal name Pablo Neruda (; ), was a Chilean poet-diplomat and politician who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. Neruda became known as a poet when he was 13 years old, and wrote in a variety of styles, including surrealist poems, historical epics, overtly political manifestos, a prose autobiography, and passionate love poems such as the ones in his collection ''Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair'' (1924).

Neruda occupied many diplomatic positions in various countries during his lifetime and served a term as a Senator for the Chilean Communist Party. When President Gabriel González Videla outlawed communism in Chile in 1948, a warrant was issued for Neruda's arrest. Friends hid him for months in the basement of a house in the port city of Valparaíso; Neruda escaped through a mountain pass near Maihue Lake into Argentina. Years later, Neruda was a close advisor to Chile's socialist President Salvador Allende. When Neruda returned to Chile after his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, Allende invited him to read at the Estadio Nacional before 70,000 people.

Neruda was hospitalized with cancer in September 1973, at the time of the coup d'état led by Augusto Pinochet that overthrew Allende's government, but returned home after a few days when he suspected a doctor of injecting him with an unknown substance for the purpose of murdering him on Pinochet's orders. Neruda died in his house in Isla Negra on 23 September 1973, just hours after leaving the hospital. Although it was long reported that he died of heart failure, the Interior Ministry of the Chilean government issued a statement in 2015 acknowledging a Ministry document indicating the government's official position that "it was clearly possible and highly likely" that Neruda was killed as a result of "the intervention of third parties". However, an international forensic test conducted in 2013 rejected allegations that he was poisoned. It was concluded that he was suffering from prostate cancer. Pinochet, backed by elements of the armed forces, denied permission for Neruda's funeral to be made a public event, but thousands of grieving Chileans disobeyed the curfew and crowded the streets.

Neruda is often considered the national poet of Chile, and his works have been popular and influential worldwide. The Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez once called him "the greatest poet of the 20th century in any language", and the critic Harold Bloom included Neruda as one of the writers central to the Western tradition in his book ''The Western Canon''. Provided by Wikipedia
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Antologia poetica
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1998
Book
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Odas elementales
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1977
Book
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Tercer libro de las odas
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1995
Book
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by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2010
Book
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Canto general
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1993
Book
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Los versos del capitan
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
Article
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by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2002
Book
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by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1981
Book
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Antologia general
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2010
Book
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44 poetas rumanos
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1967
Book
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Odas elementales
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1992
Book
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Odas elementales
Colegio Nacional de Monserrat
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1992
Book
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Residencia en la tierra
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2005
Book
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Confieso que he vivido
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2004
Book
15
Los versos del capitan
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2004
Book
16
Memorial de isla negra
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2005
Book
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Odas elementales
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1992
Book
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Para nacer he nacido
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 2005
Book
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Poesia de amor
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1999
Book
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Residencia en la tierra
Escuela Superior de Comercio Manuel Belgrano
by Neruda, Pablo
Published 1988
Book
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