De Sobremesa () – José Asunción Silva. Sobre el autor y la obra. – José Asunción Silva. o Colombia, Vida: o El más. De sobremesa. (Novela.) by Silva, José Asunción and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at José Asunción Silva fue un poeta colombiano. Parte de su importancia para la literatura estriba, esencialmente, en haber sido uno de los más importantes.

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He wants to go looking for her. Ginebra, 11 de agosto. Once there, he was encouraged by his fellow writers to dedicate himself to his poetry.

Peaceful and fresh feeling of being around nature. She suffered from consumption illness.

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Everything is surreal-ly beautiful, like a fairy tale. Back in frame, with friends in conversation.

Cosmopolitan nature of the place. He is considered one of the founders of Spanish—American Modernism. Retrieved from ” https: His European trip then becomes a quest for an ideal being who less resembles a real-life woman than a pre-Raphaelite painting. Also, has some unidentifiable ailment. Perhaps you never have existed and you sobremessa but a luminous dream of my spirit; but you are a dream more real than what men call Reality. Mentions heritage from his parents- padre delicado, mom died when he was a child.


She wanted to jsoe him a trade of some less valuable jewels for the necklace until she could pay him for it, but he just wanted to give it to her.

Whyl, 5 de Julio- in an escondite in Interlaken. The girl Helen is very beautiful in a fragile sort of way. The men want Fdz to read him something, so he begins. Most men die without asunciin lived life.

He experiences life intensely and is aware of the esthetic dimension, but he cannot organize his ideas coherently.

“Uno no hace versos, los versos se hacen dentro de uno y salen.”

It is said that Silva committed suicide after a dinner party on the evening of 23 May There are many reasons for his suicide, including the death of his sister Elvira, the loss of almost all his work when his ship sank near a quay in the Caribbean jise, and his debts. Where is a good God and why is she dying? Feels malestar in Paris.

The next day, the girl and her sjlva leave. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat Felt like he was dying. Incapable of paying his family’s enormous debts, Silva accepted a diplomatic post in Caracas.


Kinda like Sin Rumbo! Inmany of Silva’s works, including his principal work of prose, were lost in a shipwreck. Poet, author, political figure. All written in a hypothetical future tense.

Paris, 3 de junio: But, she escapes and he drugs himself with opio. Madness, Nerves, and Sllva.

De sobremesa : Jose Asuncion Silva :

The imagery, especially the symbolism of the shadow, evokes a sense of melancholy and sadness. Interlaken, 5 August, nighttime. Again, questioning religion, free will…etc.

Someone insulted my last poems. Prior to his death, he asked his doctor confidentially to mark the exact location of his heart. Has a kind of poetic meeting with this woman. Ginebra, 9 de agosto. sobremdsa

I Begins with a slow, detailed description of the scene.

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