Love Sonnet 17
by Pablo Neruda
Love Sonnet 17 Resources
Here's some more info on our poet. Interesting dude.
Check out some more Pablo gems from the Nobel Prize website.
Here's a nice translation of "Love Sonnet 17," along with an extensive list of Neruda's other works. Shmoop has our work cut out for us.
This is the website (en español!) for the home where Neruda and Matilde (the addressee of "Love Sonnet 17") spent most of their time.
Check out the first part of a six-part documentary about Neruda on YouTube.
Watch as a man and woman recite the poem in Spanish and English.
Robin Williams recites "Love Sonnet 17" at a grave site in Patch Adams.
Here's one young woman's interpretation of the poem, set to music. Thank you, YouTube!
Tony Award-winning actress Joanna Gleason puts her own spin on the sonnet.
There sure are a lot of women reading this poem (this time in Spanish). How does this change your experience of the poem?
This time we have a man reciting the poem. Which do you prefer?
Here's a picture of Neruda with the woman who inspired him to write 100 Love Sonnets.
This is an older Neruda, looking pensive.
Neruda is shown here with his trademark pipe.
This is the home that Neruda built to look like a ship. Nicely done.
In this Italian film, Pablo Neruda helps a postman win the heart of the woman he loves – through poetry!