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


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.

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486435657
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/4/2004
  • Series: Dover Dual Language Spanish Series
  • Edition description: Bilingual
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 496,527
  • Product dimensions: 5.30 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction vii
I Platero/Platero 2
II Mariposas blancas/White Butterflies 2
III Juegos del anochecer/Games at Nightfall 4
IV El eclipse/The Eclipse 4
V Escalofrio/A Chill 6
VI La miga/The Kindergarten 6
VII El loco/The Madman 8
VIII Judas/Judas 8
IX Las brevas/The Early Figs 10
X Angelus!/Angelus! 12
XI El moridero/The Burial Place 12
XII La pua/The Sharp Point 14
XIII Golondrinas/Swallows 14
XIV La cuadra/The Stable 16
XV El potro castrado/The Castrated Colt 16
XVI La casa de enfrente/The House Across the Way 18
XVII El nino tonto/The Retarded Boy 20
XVIII La fantasma/The Ghost 20
XIX Paisaje grana/Scarlet Landscape 22
XX El loro/The Parrot 24
XXI La azotea/The Roof Terrace 26
XXII Retorno/Return 26
XXIII La verja cerrada/The Locked Grille 28
XXIV Don Jose, el cura/Don Jose, the Priest 28
XXV La primavera/Springtime 30
XXVI El aljibe/The Cistern 32
XXVII El perro sarnoso/The Mangy Dog 32
XXVIII Remanso/A Pool 34
XXIX Idilio de abril/April Idyll 36
XXX El canario vuela/The Canary Flies 36
XXXI El demonio/The Demon 38
XXXII Libertad/Freedom 38
XXXIII Los Hungaros/The Wandering Foreign Gypsies 40
XXXIV La novia/The Sweetheart 42
XXXV La sanguijuela/The Leech 42
XXXVI Las tres viejas/The Three Old Women 44
XXXVII La carretilla/The Little Cart 44
XXXVIII El pan/Bread 46
XXXIX Aglae/Aglaia 48
XL El pino de la Corona/The Pine of La Corona 48
XLI Darbon/Darbon 50
XLII El nino y el agua/The Boy and the Water 50
XLIII Amistad/Friendship 52
XLIV La arrulladora/The Lullaby Singer 52
XLV El arbol del corral/The Tree in the Yard 54
XLVI La tisica/The Consumptive Girl 56
XLVII El Rocio/El Rocio 56
XLVIII Ronsard/Ronsard 58
XLIX El tio de las vistas/The Peepshow Man 60
L La flor del camino/The Wayside Flower 60
LI Lord/Lord 62
LII El pozo/The Well 64
LIII Alberchigos/Apricots 64
LIV La coz/The Kick 66
LV Asnografia/Donkey-ography 68
LVI Corpus/Corpus Christi 68
LVII Paseo/A Promenade 70
LVIII Los gallos/The Cockfight 72
LIX Anochecer/Nightfall 74
LX El sello/The Stamp 74
LXI La perra parida/The Dog with New Puppies 76
LXII Ella y nosotros/She and We 78
LXIII Gorriones/Sparrows 78
LXIV Frasco Velez/Frasco Velez 80
LXV El verano/Summer 80
LXVI Fuego en los montes/Fire in the Mountains 82
LXVII El arroyo/The Stream 84
LXVIII Domingo/Sunday 84
LXIX El canto del grillo/The Song of the Cricket 86
LXX Los toros/The Bullfight 86
LXXI Tormenta/A Storm 88
LXXII Vendimia/Grape Harvest 90
LXXIII Nocturno/Nocturne 90
LXXIV Sarito/Sarito 92
LXXV Ultima siesta/Last Siesta 92
LXXVI Los fuegos/The Fireworks 94
LXXVII El Vergel/El Vergel 96
LXXVIII La luna/The Moon 96
LXXIX Alegria/Merriment 98
LXXX Pasan los patos/The Ducks Go By 98
LXXXI La nina chica/The Little Girl 100
LXXXII El pastor/The Shepherd 100
LXXXIII El canario se muere/The Canary Dies 102
LXXXIV La colina/The Hill 104
LXXXV El otono/Autumn 104
LXXXVI El perro atado/The Tied-up Dog 104
LXXXVII La tortuga griega/The Greek Tortoise 106
LXXXVIII Tarde de octubre/October Afternoon 108
LXXXIX Antonia/Antonia 108
XC El racimo olvidado/The Forgotten Bunch of Grapes 110
XCI Almirante/Almirante 110
XCII Vineta/Vignette 112
XCIII La escama/The Scale 112
XCIV Pinito/Pinito 114
XCV El rio/The River 116
XCVI La granada/The Pomegranate 116
XCVII El cementerio viejo/The Old Cemetery 118
XCVIII Lipiani/Lipiani 120
XCIX El Castillo/The Castle 120
C La plaza vieja de toros/The Old Bullring 122
CI El eco/The Echo 124
CII Susto/A Scare 124
CIII La fuente vieja/The Old Fountain 126
CIV Camino/A Road 126
CV Pinones/Pine Seeds 128
CVI El toro huido/The Runaway Bull 130
CVII Idilio de noviembre/November Idyll 130
CVIII La yegua blanca/The White Mare 132
CIX Cencerrada/A Shivaree 132
CX Los gitanos/The Local Gypsies 134
CXI La llama/The Flame 134
CXII Convalecencia/Convalescence 136
CXIII El burro viejo/The Old Donkey 138
CXIV El alba/Dawn 138
CXV Florecillas/Little Flowers 140
CXVI Navidad/Christmas 140
CXVII La calle de la Ribera/The Calle de la Ribera 142
CXVIII El invierno/Winter 144
CXIX Leche de burra/Donkey's Milk 144
CXX Noche pura/A Pure Night 146
CXXI La corona de perejil/The Parsley Wreath 146
CXXII Los Reyes Magos/The Magi 148
CXXIII Mons-urium/Mons-urium 150
CXXIV El vino/Wine 150
CXXV La fabula/The Fable 152
CXXVI Carnaval/Carnival 154
CXXVII Leon/Leon 154
CXXVIII El molino de viento/The Windmill 156
CXXIX La torre/The Tower 156
CXXX Los burros del arenero/The Sand Merchant's Donkeys 158
CXXXI Madrigal/Madrigal 158
CXXXII La muerte/Death 160
CXXXIII Nostalgia/Nostalgia 160
CXXXIV El borriquete/The Sawhorse 162
CXXXV Melancolia/Melancholy 162
CXXXVI A Platero en el cielo de Moguer/To Platero in the Sky of Moguer 162
CXXXVII Platero de carton/A Cardboard Platero 164
CXXXVIII A Platero, en su tierra/To Platero, in His Land 164
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