A la Izquierda del Roble. By Mario Benedetti Mario Benedetti- Alberto Favero · Inventario Listen to Mario Benedetti in full in the Spotify app. Play on Spotify. En «La lunática de tu vida» fomentamos la lectura en diferentes soportes. Hoy compartimos un. On the little tape player,Mario Benedetti,a Uruguayan of the entire world,says,“ You all 5 This is the closing line to Benedetti’s poem “A la izquierda del roble.

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Diego rated it it was amazing Jul 14, Here is “Rifts Grietas “: Anna Rosenwong formerly Anna Rosen Guercio is a translator, poet, and higher educator. Gin rated it really liked it Sep 07, That Popkin has succeeded in bringing Benedetti to us at all is praiseworthy, but there is much beside that that this translator—and her venerable publisher, White Pine Mmario right.

Mario Benedetti, siempre apasionante y desbordante. If you go to the Spanish original you will see that the author clearly meant “President Nixon came out of his routine medical checkup unharmed”.

“WITNESS” The Collected Poems of Mario Benedetti | FROM THE ZEN CAVE

In order to kill that man of peace strike a blow against his dreams untouched by nightmares they had to turn themselves into a nightmare in order to defeat the man of peace. Que la ciudad exista tranquilamente lejos.

I was totally enraptured by this piece of writing then reread a few more times in both English and Spanish. Review by Anna Rosenwong — Published on June 11, Cristina rated it really liked it Nov 26, Never heard of him before asking a Guatemalan friend of isquierda for a poetry suggestion.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Left from the oak Mario Benedetti, translated by Laura Marcos I wonder if this has ever happened to you but the Botanic Garden is a sleeping park where one can feel like a tree o like a fellow human as long as a prerequisite is met: View all 11 comments. Benwdetti impressed, especially with his earlier work.


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He depicts his exile to argentina, Chile, Peru, Spain, and Cuba, assures me of how he picked up and kept going, even when the odds were great. Yass Fuentes rated it maro liked it May 03, Aug 01, Mont rated it it was amazing Recommends it benedetgi Daniel J DeMersseman rated it really liked it Jul 21, Oct 04, Harris rated it it was ok.

Anyone who has translated poetry will appreciate what an accomplishment that represents. Jan 29, Steven Hendrix rated it it was amazing. Se trata de un homenaje al amor fou.

One of the best poets of the 20th century hands down. Los poemas de Benedetti no renuncian a nada. Eugenio Fouz rated it liked it May 03, This site uses cookies. While bearing witness to the Desaparecidos, Benedetti also testified to hope as he continued to believe in the unbelievable—world peace; eradication of poverty; and justice. I was born and raised in Montevideo, Benedetti’s home town, and it’s a pleasure to see his work so carefully handled.

He beats his drums and erects his barricades for a new world order that empowers the downtrodden and gives wind to their desires.

Poema dedicado a su esposa Luz. I think his poems are great This collection is relentless from youth until the year within in his death displaying his poignant gift of the poetic and written word. No trivia or quizzes yet. Benedetti expresses his grief about the frail condition his father is in despite his being “a decent and generous man” and bitterly contrasts that fact to the perfect health enjoyed by President Nixon, who Benedetti thinks is a war criminal.

There I learned how faces fall apart, How fear looks out from under the eyelids, How deep are the hieroglyphics Cut by suffering on people’s cheeks. If you ever get to read this, please be so kind as to point at any grammar, vocabulary or otherwise mistake you may spot.


Graceful words that waltz across the lyrical page, words that introduce an international landscape and era, words that traverse cultures and language to rest upon my reading conscience. Jun 21, James rated it izquietda was amazing.

I’m delighted to have connected with such brilliant writing and benedehti suggest this book for anyone interested in discovering the work of a poetic titan.

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Shirley Ruth rated it liked it May 12, Reading aloud made me love it even more so I carried on to read a shorter poem called “Angelus” from the Office Poems section with imagery unfolding in the visual sense and rhythm of a cinematic piece projecting on a screen.

I shared with my friend about the order then picked up the book and started with izquerda the left of the oak tree” after reading the preface.

Apr 18, Mario Svirsky rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. This is my own very personal tribute to Benedetti: Books by Mario Benedetti.

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He toys with language, immerses hidden meanings, subtle nuances. This collection is relentless from youth until the year within in his death displaying his poignant gift of the poetic and written word. Anyone who has translated poetry will appreciate wh “It gives me great pleasure to see the work of Benedetti, fel of the great poets of our language, made available to US readers in Popkin’s wonderful translations.

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