U. de Chile will commemorate the 50th anniversary of Pablo Neruda’s Nobel Prize with the participation of Raúl Zurita

As part of the campus’s 179th anniversary, this Monday, November 22, the community of the University of Chile will meet to honor Pablo Neruda, who meets 50 years of having received the highest distinction in the literary world, the Nobel Prize in Literature.

No one could deny that the vate is by far the most internationally recognized Chilean poet. His work has been translated into all languages ​​and critics have considered him across the board as one of the central authors of the Western canon of all time.

What’s more, the prestigious American literary critic, Harold bloom pointed out once that “No poet in the Western Hemisphere of our century admits of comparison with him.” However, how is his work read today in the light of the new times?