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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This page was last edited on 14 Juneat Newer Post Older Post Home. London, 13 de noviembre. Seems like he basically wants to overhaul the entire country not sure if the U. The reason he wanted to murder her was because he found her in bed with another girl. The next day, the girl and her father leave. Written in free verse, the poem broke with the more classical mode of Spanish versification and showed many signs of Modernism.

De sobremesa : Jose Asuncion Silva :

Incapable of paying his family’s enormous debts, Silva accepted a diplomatic post in Caracas. The text of the diary occupies most of the novel. Doctor tells him again to quit dreaming and get his life in order.


Someone insulted my last poems. Mentions heritage from his parents- padre delicado, mom died when he was a child. When he goes to see her he is horrified because he sees all sorts of things that remind him of Helen a bouquet of flowers, a butterflyso he leaves.

Once there, he was encouraged by his fellow writers to dedicate himself to his poetry. Poet, author, political figure. What they call thus is but a dark mask behind which the eyes of mystery loom up and look out, and you are Mystery itself.

London, 11 de noviembre. But amidst this dissipation, the protagonist falls in love with an adolescent to whom he attributes the greatest innocence and purity, although he has never spoken with sobrejesa and knows litter about her.

He feels like they communicate in their shared gaze. Wikisource has original works written by or about: Then the doctor shows him a painting with the exact replica of Helen, but painted several years ago. Interlaken, 5 August, nighttime.

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

Where is a good God and why is she dying? Prior to his death, he asked his doctor confidentially to mark the exact location of his heart. Death is not more mysterious or horrible than life. Ginebra, 9 de agosto.


Most men die without having lived life. Has a kind of poetic meeting with this woman. He is considered one of the founders of Spanish—American Modernism. She is a true incarnation of all Parisian rottenness and vice. Views Read Edit View history. I Begins with a slow, detailed description of the scene.

Books by José Asunción Silva (Author of De sobremesa)

It is said that Silva committed suicide after a dinner party on the evening of 23 May Peaceful and fresh feeling of being around nature. Lost his parents when relatively young. She wanted to give 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.

Somewhat regrets having been with other women. Paris, 3 de junio: Though he mourns her death, he is uncertain that she has ever existed.