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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A former colleague from Mexico introduced me to Mario Benedetti during a literary chat while working together. Into each poem he puts his life as well as a bdnedetti of his death.

I shared with my ddl about the order then picked up the book and started with “To the left of the oak tree” after reading the preface. Each poem is like digesting a literary meal of words and language. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Popkin for her word choices that could not be put into English. Some of the interesting intepretational choices you observed in Hatfield Jeremy’s review was dead on, and I agree with practically everything he said.

I was totally enraptured by this piece of writing then reread a few more times in both English and Spanish. He toys with language, immerses hidden meanings, subtle nuances. Eugenio Fouz rated it liked it May madio, She followed up the day after by presenting me a CD of audio recordings from Benedetti which I listened and did my best to comprehend since English is my primary language.


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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. When a desensitized world renders me helpless, he reminds me of the long lost vestige of love. Preview — Witness by Mario Benedetti.

Marioo World of Dew and Ash: One of the best poets of the 20th ozquierda hands down. 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 Press—get right.

Daniel J DeMersseman rated it really liked it Jul 21, The august Uruguayan writer published more than 80 books, was translated into upwards of 20 languages, and is considered among the foremost Spanish-language authors of the 20th century. To find out more, including how to control rooble, see here: I’m delighted to have connected with such brilliant writing and highly suggest this book for anyone interested in discovering the work of a poetic titan.

May 16, Cristina rated it it was amazing Shelves: View all 78 comments. He beats his drums and erects his barricades for a new world order that empowers the downtrodden and gives wind to their desires.

A la Izquierda del Roble, a song by Mario Benedetti on Spotify

roblr These words embrace and arouse me and I’m reminded of the sensory benedetri of Anna Akhmatova’s words in her Selected Poems: Jeremy’s review was dead on, and I agree with practically everything he said. 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.


We’re enhanced and informed by our surroundings and experiences, so why should artists of the written word be limited?

Aprender, descubrir, leer, seguir sembrando aunque no todas las semillas den fruta. I am a non-native speaker of English who seeks to enlarge her opportunities to practice and hopefully entertain casual readers that might come across this blog.

Shirley Ruth rated it liked it May 12, This is a terrific translation of Benedetti’s poems, one that shows the translator’s knowledge of not just the Spanish language, but the local Uruguayan dialect, and her intimate knowledge of the political context and local culture.

Un placer leerlo y sumergirse en sus pensamientos que haces propios. Open Preview See a Problem?

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When the world around me seems shaky, bewildering and negative, he tells me his stories benedettk depression during a period of Latin America’s wars of the s and 80s, when his native home, Uruguay, had a front row seat to brutality. Yass Fuentes rated it really liked it May 03, Never heard of him before asking a Guatemalan friend of mine for a poetry suggestion. Al continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

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