The Essential Neruda

The Essential Neruda
Selected Poems
Introduction by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
Edited and translated by Mark Eisner
Translated by John Felstiner, Forrest Gander, Robert Hass, Jack Hirschman, Stephen Kessler, Stephen Mitchell, Alastair Reid


Stephen Kessler


Stephen Kessler is a poet, prose writer, translator and editor whose previous translations include Forbidden Pleasures by Luis Cernuda, Poems of Consummation by Vicente Aleixandre, The Sonnets by Jorge Luis Borges (as editor and principal translator), Desolation of the Chimera by Luis Cernuda (winner of the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets), Eyeseas by Raymond Queneau (translated with Daniela Hurezanu), Written in Water by Luis Cernuda (winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Men's Poetry), and other books. His most recent books of original writing include Where Was I? (prose poems), Need I Say More? (essays), Scratch Pegasus (poems), and The Mental Traveler (novel). For more about Stephen Kessler visit www.stephenkessler.com.


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