Platero And I by Juan Ramón JiménezPlatero And I by Juan Ramón Jiménez

Platero And I

byJuan Ramón JiménezTranslated byEloïse Roach

Paperback | January 1, 1983

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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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Title:Platero And IFormat: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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Table of Contents

  • Translator's Acknowledgments
  • Platero and I
  • List of Chapters
    • I. Platero
    • II. White Butterflies
    • III. Twilight Games
    • IV. Eclipse
    • V. Fear
    • VI. Kindergarten
    • VII. The Crazy-Man
    • VIII. Judas
    • IX. Early Figs
    • X. Angelus
    • XI. The Pit
    • XII. The Thorn
    • XIII. The Swallows
    • XIV. The Stable
    • XV. The Castrated Colt
    • XVI. The House across the Street
    • XVII. The Little Idiot
    • XVIII. The Ghost
    • XIX. Landscape in Scarlet
    • XX. The Parrot
    • XXI. The Roof
    • XXII. Return
    • XVIII. The Locked Gate
    • XXIV. Don José, the Curate
    • XXV. Spring
    • XXVI. The Cistern
    • XXVII. The Mangy Dog
    • XXVIII. The Pool
    • XXIX. April Idyl
    • XXX. The Canary's Flight
    • XXXI. The Devil
    • XXXII. Liberty
    • XXXIII. The Romanies
    • XXXIV. The Sweetheart
    • XXXV. The Leech
    • XXXVI. The Three Old Women
    • XXXVII. The Cart
    • XXXVIII. Bread
    • XXXIX. Aglaia
    • XL. The Corona Pine
    • XLI. Darbón
    • XLII. The Child and the Water
    • XLIII. Friendship
    • XLIV. Lullaby
    • XLV. The Tree in the Yard
    • XLVI. The Consumptive Girl
    • XLVII. Benediction
    • XLVIII. Ronsard
    • XLIX. Peep Show
    • L. Wayside Flower
    • LI. Lord
    • LII. The Well
    • LIII. Peaches
    • LIV. The Kick
    • LV. Assography
    • LVI. Corpus Christi
    • LVII. Promenade
    • LVIII. The Cockfight
    • LIX. Nightfall
    • LX. The Stamp
    • LXI. The Mother Dog
    • LXII. She and We
    • LXIII. Sparrows
    • LXIV. Frasco Vélez
    • LXV. Summer
    • LXVI. Forest Fire
    • LXVII. The Brook
    • LXVIII. Sunday
    • LXIX. The Cricket's Song
    • LXX. Bullfight
    • LXXI. Storm
    • LXXII. Wine Harvest
    • LXXIII. Nocturne
    • LXXIV. Sarito
    • LXXV. Last Siesta
    • LXXVI. Fireworks
    • LXXVII. The Orchard
    • LXXVIII. The Moon
    • LXXIX. Play
    • LXXX. Wild Geese
    • LXXXI. The Little Girl
    • LXXXII. The Shepherd
    • LXXXIII. The Canary Dies
    • LXXXIV. The Hill
    • LXXXV. Autumn
    • LXXXVI. The Captive Dog
    • LXXXVII. The Greek Turtle
    • LXXXVIII. October Afternoon
    • LXXXIX. Antonia
    • XC. The Forgotten Grape Cluster
    • XCI. Admiral
    • XCII. Vignette
    • XLIII. Fish Scale
    • XCIV. Pinito
    • XCV. The River
    • XCVI. The Pomegranate
    • XCVii. The Old Cemetery
    • XLVIII. Lipiani
    • XCIX. The Castle
    • C. The Old Bull Ring
    • CI. Echo
    • CII. Fright
    • CIII. The Old Fountain
    • CIV. The Road
    • CV. Pine Nuts
    • CVI. The Runaway Bull
    • CVII. November Idyl
    • CVIII. The White Mare
    • CIX. Charivari
    • CX. The Gypsies
    • CXI. The Flame
    • CXII. Convalescence
    • CXIII. The Old Donkey
    • CXIV. Dawn
    • CXV. Small Flowers
    • CXVI. Christmas
    • CXVII. Ribera Street
    • CXVIII. Rainy Season
    • CXIX. She-Ass's Milk
    • CXX. Clear Night
    • CXXI. The Wreath of Parsley
    • CXXII. The Wise Men
    • CXXIII. Mons-Urium
    • CXXIV. Wine
    • CXXV. The Fable
    • CXXVI. Carnival
    • CXXVII. León
    • CXXVIII. The Windmill
    • CXXIX. The Tower
    • CXXX. The Sand-Dealer's Donkeys
    • CXXXI. Madrigal
    • CXXXII. Death
    • CXXXIII. Nostalgia
    • CXXXIV. The Sawhorse
    • CXXXV. Melancholy
    • CXXXVI. To Platero in the Heaven of Moguer
    • CXXXVII. Cardboard Platero
    • CXXXVIII. To Platero, en su Tierra

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