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Platero and I

Author: Juan Ramón Jiménez
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1983, ©1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk. printView all editions and formats
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Presents a picture of life in the town of Moquer, in Andalusia, Spain, as seen through the eyes of a wandering poet and his faithful donkey.
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Genre/Form: Translations
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Jiménez, Juan Ramón, 1881-1958.
Platero and I.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1983, ©1957
(OCoLC)575622652
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juan Ramón Jiménez
ISBN: 0292764790 9780292764798
OCLC Number: 11634426
Description: ix, 218 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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 Jose, 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 * XXXLL. 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. Darbon * 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 Velez * 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. Leon * 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
Responsibility: Juan Ramón Jiménez ; translated by Eloïse Roach ; drawings by Jo Alys Downs.

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A lyric portrait of life - and the little donkey, Platero - in a remote Andalusian village.  Read more...

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