Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Spanish El cuarto de atrás (Libros del Tiempo nº ) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition. by Carmen Martin Gaite ( Author), Gustavo MartÃn Garzo (Contributor). El cuarto de atrás has entered the Hispanic literary canon in universities in the United States. It is by far Martín Gaite’s most taught work. The most recent novel by Carmen Martin Gaite is a remarkable hybrid. El cuarto de atr?s,2 winner of the Premio. Nacional de Literatura, encompasses two.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to marti Goodreads account. La protagonista accoglie a casa sua un uomo misterioso, vestito di nero e con degli strani occhi “scintillanti come scarafaggi”. The final intrinsic category, the ability to entertain or move the reader, is less subjective than it seems.

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Atgas loved the themes of order versus chaos, Franco versus Carmen Gaite. Jan 16, K. It was amazing, fantastical literature. Nov 25, Maria rated it liked it. Want to Read saving…. Though a little tough to follow at times, this is some excellent writing. So much subtlety to it, and implication. If you would like cuaarto authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have madtin own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Published January 1st by Continental Book Company first published It is a brilliant work of fiction, but that is not enough to make a work canonical. Then “a man in black” who is a journalist comes to interview the writer and in the process tells his own partly demonic, partly fantastic stories.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Es una historia que no tiene ni principio ni fin. I understand that the point of this book is to blend the line between reality and fantasy, which I did enjoy, I just think a reason why Gite was a little more lost It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow.


The three stars are really only sour grapes. The framework bits are as intriguing and hard to keep a hold of as the memories are delightfully rich. Atraw is why she had private classes at home given by private teachers and her father, who was fascinated by the history and the literature.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Stream of conciousness, but not quite dream like, more atfas to Proust than Woolfe, thoughts and action, past present flow together when a mysterious stranger visits.

Return to Book Page. Well, this looks weird. It depends on individual identification with a character and his or her quest, as happens with readers of this novel.

It is a story of a writer who is having an insomnia one night so she tosses and turns in bed. It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow.

Retrieved from ” https: I also loved this book because fantastic literature is full of symbolism and parallelism; it’s a way of writing non-descript allegory without using allegory or poetic form. L’uomo vestito di nero le regala una “cajita dorada” che contiene delle pillole che disordinano la memoria. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.

El cuarto de atrás

Unfortunately, there is no quantitative scale that will allow us to measure which of these canonical factors matter most. The original postmodern narrating style just didn’t do anything for me. I also did my master’s thesis on this book: Sep 28, Noelia M. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Book titles OR Journal titles. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Retrieved 13 October Her grandfather was a professor of geography and her great uncle founded the Ateneo of Orense and was a director and a publisher of the newspaper called El Orensano.

Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Her parents had met in Salamancawhere her father martinn as a notary. Worst piece of pseudo intellectual literature I have read in a while. Aug 16, Roberto Ortiz rated it it was ok.

Un diez de diez en todos los aspectos.

This book is good, but could have been way better. Feb 22, Rossana rated it really liked it. This article needs additional citations for verification. Extrinsic factors include recognition in the form of attention by scholars, prizes won, and marketing; importance for groups and individuals; availability; and tradition and inertia. May 05, Aura rated it liked it. These criteria are the factors that make a work canonical.

It’s just that this book won the Spanish National Prize for Literature in and it’s a book so I tried to like it. Un libro que mezcla todo lo que ahora mismo me interesa en la literatura. Los viajes han perdido misterio. This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. It’s an odd one, but very cool.