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College Park in Prince George's County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Juan Ramón Jiménez

 

—(1881-1958) —

 
Juan Ramón Jiménez Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller
1. Juan Ramón Jiménez Marker
Inscription.
Spanish Poet, 1956 Nobel Laureate
Member of
the former Department of Foreign Languages
of the
University of Maryland (1943-1951)


“This is my liberty: smelling the rose,
Cutting the cold water with my crazy hand,
Plucking the grove bare,
Snatching the sun’s eternal light!”
From Poetry, 1923

“İEsta es mi libertad, oler la rosa,
cortar el agua fría, con mi mano loca,
desmudar la arboleda,
cojerle al sol, su luz eterna!”

De Poesia, 1923
 
Erected by University of Maryland.
 
Location. 38° 59.197′ N, 76° 56.673′ W. Marker is in College Park, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Marker can be reached from McKeldin Mall-Library Lane south of Campus Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at the main (south) entrance to Jimenez Hall - at the northwest corner of the McKeldin Mall on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. Marker is in this post office area: College Park MD 20742, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Terrapin Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Millard E. Tydings
Juan Ramón Jiménez Hall - on McKelding Hall, University of Maryland, College Park image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller
2. Juan Ramón Jiménez Hall - on McKelding Hall, University of Maryland, College Park
The marker plaque is in the shadows of the portico, above the steps in the doorway to the right.
(about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morrill Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); R. Lee Hornbake Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Architectural History of the Maryland Agricultural College (approx. 0.2 miles away); "May Peace Prevail on Earth" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Clarence Mitchell, Jr. (approx. ¼ mile away); Calvert Hall (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Juan Ramón Jiménez - Nobel Laureate, 1956. (Submitted on November 23, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Zenobia Camprubí Aymar. (Submitted on November 23, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Zenobia Camprubí
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicEducationHispanic AmericansNotable Persons
 
Juan Ramón Jiménez - bust on display in the foyer of Jiménez Hall, University of MD image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller
3. Juan Ramón Jiménez - bust on display in the foyer of Jiménez Hall, University of MD
Juan Ramón Jiménez and his wife Zenobia Camprubí image. Click for full size.
4. Juan Ramón Jiménez and his wife Zenobia Camprubí
- fellow writers and professors at the University of Maryland.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 23, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 362 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 23, 2012, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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