Category Archives: Juan Ramón Jiménez (Spanish poet)

Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, “Platero y yo”

      Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968; b. Italy; d. USA) was an Italian composer. He was regarded as one of the foremost guitar composers of the twentieth century. Posted below as a downloadable music file is his musical setting of … Continue reading

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Casa-Museo Zenobia y Juan Ramón Jiménez

  The Casa-Museo Zenobia y Juan Ramón Jiménez (House and Museum of Zenobia and Juan Ramón Jiménez) is located in the town of Moguer in Huelva Province, Andalusia, Spain. Moguer, the poet’s home town, is the setting for his beloved … Continue reading

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the first edition of “Platero and I”

  Juan Ramón Jiménez, Platero y yo (Platero and I) The first edition of this prose poem was published in 1914 by Ediciones de la lectura.  A complete edition of 138 chapters was published in 1917 by Editorial Calleja, Madrid. … Continue reading

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portrait of Juan Ramón Jiménez

    portrait of Juan Ramón Jiménez by Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida        

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a horrible book cover – “Platero y yo”

  I recently visited the Casa Museo Zenobia y Juan Ramón Jiménez located in Moguer, a small city in the province of Huelva, Andalusia, Spain. The town was the birthplace and home (in his youth and early adulthood) of the … Continue reading

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my paper on “Platero y yo”; Luciana de Ames’s Spanish class

    paper on ‘Platero y yo’ (in Spanish)     The short paper on the prose poem Platero y yo (Platero and I) by the Spanish poet Juan Ramón Jiménez — it amounts to an appréciation — that I … Continue reading

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Juan Ramón Jiménez – books in my library

  All of these books are in my personal library with the exception of the eight translations of Platero y yo (Platero and I) into languages other than English. These eight books (i.e., translations) are displayed in the Casa Museo … Continue reading

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