Juan Ramon Jimenez: Selected Poems (Poesias escogidas)

Salvador Ortiz-Carboneres

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ISBN: 9780856687600

Publication: May 23, 2006

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Juan Ramon Jimenez (1881-1958) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1956, yet his work remains far less well-known in the English-speaking world than it deserves. Jimenez was a prolific writer - his collected verse fills twenty volumes - and his early poems were first published whilst still in his teens. During the early twentieth century Jimenez wrote and published voraciously and was very active within Spanish-speaking literary circles. In 1939, he left Spain for America, eventually settling in Puerto Rico until his death in 1958. It is difficult to hang a label on Jimenez' work, for his influences were many and his output vast. These selected poems, published here in English and the original Spanish, give the reader a chance to explore this remarkable talent. Spanish text with facing-page translation.


...a commendable effort to bring the Spanish Nobel Laureate a little nearer to that (english-speaking) public.'

Format: Paperback

Size: 210 × 149 mm

84 Pages

ISBN: 9780856687600

Publication: May 23, 2006

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