Translation of ‘Voces ‘ by Antonio Porchia from Spanish to English. Antonio Porchia (13 November – 9 November ) was an Italian-born Argentine writer. His sole book Voces (“Voices”) is a collection of aphorisms. Antonio Porchia nació en Italia el 13 de noviembre de ; a los 15 años Es conocido fundamentalmente por crear las voces, versos escritos desde el habla .

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Antonio Porchia — wrote one book, a slender collection of poetic aphorisms that became a classic in the Spanish-speaking world. With affinities to Taoist and Buddhist epigrams, Voices bears witness to the awe of human existence. Revised and updated with a new introduction by translator W.

He who tells the truth says almost nothing. I do not know prochia you have received. Antonio Porchia — was born in Italy. After his father died, he emigrated to Argentina with his mother and seven siblings, and as the eldest child, started working at the age of He was self-taught, and his only book, Voicescaught the attention of a noted French critic who assumed him to be a scholar of Kafka and Buddhism, rather than the humble man who loved to tend his garden.

He is the author of dozens of books of poetry and translations. He lives in Hawaii. Merwin is one of America’s leading poets. He lives in Hawaii, where he cultivates endangered palm trees. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates anotnio seller support? Read more Read less.

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Antonio Porchia – Voces lyrics + English translation

The World in a Phrase: A Brief History of the Aphorisms. Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror: Geary’s Guide to the World’s Great Aphorists. English translation Original Language: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Share your thoughts with other customers. Antonnio a customer review. Showing of 14 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

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Please try again later. I’m annoyed with Amazon asking for labels related to plot. This book doesn’t have a plot or porchka, so ignore those please. This is a collection of fragmented thoughts, and I believe it’s been suggested that they are the types of words you might overhear in the conversations of others if you are a good listener.

Many porcbia relatable regardless of time, location, or culture. It’s very short in word count, but because the ideas take time to process, it takes longer to read than you might think. The translation is well-done, and the bilingual format is great if you are studying one or both languages.

Antonio Porchia (Author of Voices)

Incredibly inspirational book of aphorisms. A life changing and perceptive book. It’s a quick read that will leave you thinking about things.

So succinct and powerful. You can write volumes on a single one of Porchia’s aphorisms. There is much to explore in this little book. Good translations, though, ones that say too much at times; the original spanish on the facing pages more than compensates.

Intelligent introduction, in a stately printing quality befitting a writer who owned and operated a press himself. It’s amazing he’s from the last century, –he sounds ancient.


Purchased for a class. Wasn’t an amazing read. Not inspirational to me, but perhaps. One of the best poetry books around. I have owned a copy since Voices is a beautiful book. I have prchia a copy since and I am pleased to find another copy for a friend. Wonderful, thoughtful, inspiring and full of wise insight. See all 14 reviews. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

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