Pablo Neruda<br />
Who was Pablo Neruda<br />Chilean poet, writer, diplomat<br />Politician activist and exile, <br /> for Literature, senato...
Early life<br />Famed Poet, diplomat, bohemian and political activist Pablo Neruda was born in 1924, a household name thro...
Political life<br />His writing continued in waves from 1927 to 1943as he worked as a Chilean consular official in Burma, ...
Recognition and Awards <br />Pablo Neruda was recognized on numerous occasions, including honorary doctorates, congression...
His poetry<br />Canto General is one of his four epic poems that  he wrote during his exile to many critics they were just...
Pablo Neruda most essential poems<br />Twenty love poems and a song of despair<br />Residence on earth<br />Elementary Ode...
All great poets must die<br />After the 1973 overthrow of his friend socialist Chilean president Allende Salvador by Augus...
Pablo Neruda<br />
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  1. 1. Pablo Neruda<br />
  2. 2. Who was Pablo Neruda<br />Chilean poet, writer, diplomat<br />Politician activist and exile, <br /> for Literature, senator, <br />‘people’s poet the most <br />prolific and perhaps the <br />greatest South <br />American poet of the XX<br />Century.<br />
  3. 3. Early life<br />Famed Poet, diplomat, bohemian and political activist Pablo Neruda was born in 1924, a household name throughout Latin America for much of the 20th century. His christened name at birth was Richardo Eliecer Neftali Reyes Baloalto. Only in his 20s he was already famous for his Spanish-language poems of melancholy, love and eroticism, published in best-selling collections such as Crepusculario (1923) and a 1924 title translated as Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair. <br />
  4. 4. Political life<br />His writing continued in waves from 1927 to 1943as he worked as a Chilean consular official in Burma, Ceylon, Java, Argentina, Spain, France and Mexico. His poetry turned political as he witnessed poverty in Chile and civil strife in Spain. In the latter country, his friend Federico Garcia Lorca was assassinated and Neruda helped 2,000 Republican refugees relocate to Chile. He was elected to Chile's Senate and joined the Communist Party in 1945, was forced into hiding in 1948, fled to Argentina in 1949, and in 1950 published Canto General, a sweeping work of poems devoted to the beauty and struggles of Latin America.<br />
  5. 5. Recognition and Awards <br />Pablo Neruda was recognized on numerous occasions, including honorary doctorates, congressional medals, the International Peace Prize in 1950, the Lenin Peace Prize and the Stalin Peace Prize in 1953, and the Novel Prize for Literature in 1971.<br />
  6. 6. His poetry<br />Canto General is one of his four epic poems that he wrote during his exile to many critics they were just his opinions but these poems represented some of his most important work in them he spoke out against the Chilean government and the political situation during the late 1940s, he attempted to analyze and interpret the political and cultural situations that was being undertaken in South America.<br />
  7. 7. Pablo Neruda most essential poems<br />Twenty love poems and a song of despair<br />Residence on earth<br />Elementary Odes (Odas elemtales)<br />And already included in the previous slide Canto general.<br />
  8. 8. All great poets must die<br />After the 1973 overthrow of his friend socialist Chilean president Allende Salvador by Augusto Pinochet, Pablo Neruda died of cancer. At the time of his death he was working on his memoirs and several volumes of poetry including El mar y las campanas(1973) and Jardin de inviero(1974). Very similar to his previous works these collections were written with knowledge of his imminent death.<br />
  9. 9. Pablo Neruda<br />

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