Platero y Yo/Platero And I (Dover Dual Language Spanish) (Paperback)

Platero y Yo/Platero And I (Dover Dual Language Spanish) By Juan Ramon Jimenez, Stanley Appelbaum (Translator), Stanley Appelbaum (Editor) Cover Image
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Recipient of the 1956 Nobel Prize for Literature, Jian Ram n Jim nez (1881-1958) ranks among the foremost Spanish poets. The early influences of German Romanticism and French Symbolism led Jim nez to the development of his unique voice, and he became a leader in the vanguard known as the modernistas, who staged a Spanish literary revival at the turn of the twentieth century.
Jim nez's most popular work, Platero y yo, unfolds in his native Andalusia. A series of autobiographical prose poems about the wanderings of a young writer and his donkey, it first appeared in a shorter version, suitable for children, in 1914. This new, accurate English translation is drawn from the complete edition, which was published in 1917. The only dual-language edition of this classic of Spanish literature, it is accompanied by an excellent introduction and explanatory notes that will assist students in understanding and appreciating this work.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780486435657
ISBN-10: 0486435652
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: June 4th, 2004
Pages: 167
Language: English
Series: Dover Dual Language Spanish