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Save Twilight: Selected Poems (1997) [Collection]
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The power of eros, the enduring beauty of art, a love-hate nostalgia for his Argentine homeland, the bonds of friendship and the tragic folly of politics are some of the themes of Save Twilight. Informed by his immersion in world literature, music, art, and history, and most of all his own emotional geography, Cortazar's poetry traces his paradoxical evolution from provincial Argentinean sophisticate to cosmopolitan Parisian Romantic, always maintaining the sense of astonishment of an artist surprised by life.


  • To Be Read in the Interrogative
  • The Good Boy
  • A Love Letter
  • After the Party
  • The Future
  • Nocturne
  • Chronicle for Caesar
  • The Gods
  • Air of the South
  • A friend tells me...
  • Time's Distribution
  • Polychrony
  • Get a Move on
  • The Hero
  • To a God Unknown
  • Profit and Loss
  • Pocket Poems...
  • The Knitters
  • Blue Funk
  • Sidewalks of Buenos Aires
  • Maybe the Most Beloved
  • Milonga
  • The Brief Love
  • After Such Pleasures
  • Happy New Year
  • One tradition that lasts...
  • Friends
  • The Other
  • Law of the Poem
  • A Sonnet in a Pensive Mood
  • The Ceremony
  • A Song for Nina
  • The Happy Child
  • Infinite Voyage
  • Speak, You Have Three Minutes
  • Clearance Sale
  • Moths
  • "Le Dome"
  • Clearcut
  • If I'm to Live
  • To a Woman
  • Autumn Summary
  • Poem
  • Stele at a Crossroads
  • Most of what follows...
  • The Visit
  • Dream on Fearlessly, Friend
  • Inflation Lies
  • The Getaway Polka
  • Return Trip
  • In an old Buenos Aires...
  • Background
  • The Pretender

Original title: Save Twilight: Selected Poems
Original languages: Spanish


Genre: PoetryVerse

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Edition #1: Save Twilight: Selected Poems

Save Twilight: Selected Poems (1997)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Stephen Kessler
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Manifested in:

Save Twilight: Selected Poems (December 1997)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: City Lights Books
ISBN: 9780872863330
Dimensions: 4.8 x 6 x 0.6
Pages: 172

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