Platero and I/Platero y yo: A Dual-language Book by Juan Ramon JimenezPlatero and I/Platero y yo: A Dual-language Book by Juan Ramon Jimenez

Platero and I/Platero y yo: A Dual-language Book

byJuan Ramon Jimenez

Paperback | June 4, 2004

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The most popular work by the great Spanish writer Juan Ramón Jiménez (1881-1958), this is a series of autobiographical prose poems about the wanderings in Andalusia of a poet and his donkey. This new, accurate English translation is drawn from the 1917 edition. This is the only dual-language edition available. Introduction, Explanatory Notes.
On receiving the Nobel Prize in 1956, Juan Ramon Jimenez was praised for "his lyrical poetry, which constitutes an inspiring example in the Spanish language of spirituality and artistic purity." Jimenez's works have indeed provided inspiration for many younger Spanish poets--- Federico Garcia Lorca, Pedro Salinas, and Jorge Guillen amo...
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Title:Platero and I/Platero y yo: A Dual-language BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.38 × 0.68 inPublished:June 4, 2004Publisher:Dover PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0486435652

ISBN - 13:9780486435657

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great translation Probably the most exact translation of this text up to date. A very poetic and meditative read, with detailed descriptions and a cadence that provokes deep reflection about our place alongside nature.
Date published: 2018-04-07