Platero And I

Paperback | January 1, 1983

byJuan Ramón JiménezTranslated byEloïse Roach

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This lyric portrait of life—and the little donkey, Platero—in a remote Andalusian village is the masterpiece of Juan Ramón Jiménez, the Spanish poet awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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This lyric portrait of life—and the little donkey, Platero—in a remote Andalusian village is the masterpiece of Juan Ramón Jiménez, the Spanish poet awarded the 1956 Nobel Prize for Literature.

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:218 pages, 8.45 × 5.39 × 0.61 inPublished:January 1, 1983Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0292764790

ISBN - 13:9780292764798

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Translator's AcknowledgmentsPlatero and IList of ChaptersI PlateroII White ButterfliesIII Twilight GamesIV EclipseV FearVI KindergartenVII The Crazy-ManVIII JudasIX Early FigsX AngelusXI The PitXII The ThornXIII The SwallowsXIV The StableXV The Castrated ColtXVI The House across the StreetXVII The Little IdiotXVIII The GhostXIX Landscape in ScarletXX The ParrotXXI The RoofXXII ReturnXVIII The Locked GateXXIV Don José, the CurateXXV SpringXXVI The CisternXXVII The Mangy DogXXVIII The PoolXXIX April IdylXXX The Canary's FlightXXXI The DevilXXXLL LibertyXXXIII The RomaniesXXXIV The SweetheartXXXV The LeechXXXVI The Three Old WomenXXXVII The CartXXXVIII BreadXXXIX AglaiaXL The Corona PineXLI DarbónXLII The Child and the WaterXLIII FriendshipXLIV LullabyXLV The Tree in the YardXLVI The Consumptive GirlXLVII BenedictionXLVIII RonsardXLIX Peep ShowL Wayside FlowerLI LordLII The WellLIII PeachesLIV The KickLV AssographyLVI Corpus ChristiLVII PromenadeLVIII The CockfightLIX NightfallLX The StampLXI The Mother DogLXII She and WeLXIII SparrowsLXIV Frasco VélezLXV SummerLXVI Forest FireLXVII The BrookLXVIII SundayLXIX The Cricket's SongLXX BullfightLXXI StormLXXII Wine HarvestLXXIII NocturneLXXIV SaritoLXXV Last SiestaLXXVI FireworksLXXVII The OrchardLXXVIII The MoonLXXIX PlayLXXX Wild GeeseLXXXI The Little GirlLXXXII The ShepherdLXXXIII The Canary DiesLXXXIV The HillLXXXV AutumnLXXXVI The Captive DogLXXXVII The Greek TurtleLXXXVIII October AfternoonLXXXIX AntoniaXC The Forgotten Grape ClusterXCI AdmiralXCII VignetteXLIII Fish ScaleXCIV PinitoXCV The RiverXCVI The PomegranateXCVii The Old CemeteryXLVIII LipianiXCIX The CastleC The Old Bull RingCI EchoCII FrightCIII The Old FountainCIV The RoadCV Pine NutsCVI The Runaway BullCVII November IdylCVIII The White MareCIX Charivaricx The GypsiesCXI The FlameCXII ConvalescenceCXIII The Old DonkeyCXIV DawnCXV Small FlowersCXVI ChristmasCXVII Ribera StreetCXVIII Rainy SeasonCXIX She-Ass's MilkCXX Clear NightCXXI The Wreath of ParsleyCXXII The Wise MenCXXIII Mons-UriumCXXIV WineCXXV The FableCXXVI CarnivalCXXVII LeónCXXVIII The WindmillCXXIX The TowerCXXX The Sand-Dealer's DonkeysCXXXI MadrigalCXXXII DeathCXXXIII NostalgiaCXXXIV The SawhorseCXXXV MelancholyCXXXVI To Platero in the Heaven of MoguerCXXXVII Cardboard PlateroCXXXVIII To Platero, en su Tierra

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An exquisite book, rich, shimmering, truly incomparable.