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- Pamphlet. Neruda, Pablo. Programme of the play Romeo y Julieta. 1st edition, Santiago? Printed in Chile by the University of Chile Theatre, 1964. 8 pages 29x21 cm. Pablo Neruda’s autograph is signed in green ink on the inside. There are no dedications.
Programme for the Shakespeare play “Romeo y Julieta”, translated from English and adapted by Pablo Neruda, for the University of Chile Theatre Institute. Inside the programme are some notes by Neruda: (Romeo and Juliet is not just a story of absolute love, but also a cantata against hate and war, a painful and elevated message for peace between men. I have translated it with devotion so that the words of Shakespeare can be communicated to everyone, in our language, the transparent fire that has been burning in them without consuming themselves, for centuries. Isla Negra, October 1964) “Palabras de Pablo Neruda para el programa de “Romeo y Julieta”: No es sólo la historia de un amor absoluto sino una cantata contra el odio y la guerra, un doloroso y elevado mensaje por la paz entre los hombres. Lo he traducido con devoción para que las palabras de Shakespeare puedan comunicar a todos, en nuestro idioma, el fuego transparente que arde en ellas sin consumirse, desde hace siglos. Isla Negra, octubre 1964.
- Book. Shakespeare, William; Pablo Neruda and Guillermo Macpherson, [translation]; Pedro Henríquez Ureña, [introduction] Romeo y Julieta; Otelo. 5th edition. Buenos Aires: Published by Losada, 1975. For the “Biblioteca clásica y contemporánea” series, n°. 308. 216 pages 18x12 cm. 5th edition. Translation by Pablo Neruda and Guillermo Macpherson. Introduction by Pedro Henríquez Ureña. Printing was completed on the 4th November 1975 in Avellaneda, Buenos Aires. Ten thousand copies were printed.

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