Odes to Common Things


Other Ken Krabbenhoft

Other Ferris Cook

By Pablo Neruda

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A beautiful collection of 25 odes — in both English and Spanish — from one of greatest poets of the twentieth century. 

Each poem in this collection is accompanied by a pair of exquisite pencil drawings. From bread and soap to a bed and a box of tea, the "odes to common things" collected here conjure up the essence of their subjects clearly and wondrously. 


On Sale
May 1, 1994
Page Count
152 pages

Pablo Neruda

About the Author

The Chilean poet Pablo Neruda (1904 – 1973) is among the best-known, most widely read poets of the twentieth century. Neruda won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1971. More than thirty-five (35) volumes of his work are presently available in English. Ferris Cook created Remembered Gardens and the prequel to this book, Odes to Common Things, for Bulfinch Press. She is an illustrator, editor, and writer with two other garden volumes to her credit. Ferris Cook’s husband, Ken Krabbenhoft, is Professor of Spanish and Portuguese Literature at New York University.

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