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Tuesday, September 6th, 2005
4:19 pm
[oliandy]
Good articles or books on magical realism
I am writing a dissertation chapter on a Russian poet whose work reminds me of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical realism. Unfortunately, I am totally ignorant of work on Marquez. Could anyone recommend any good (or, even better, must-know) critical works on this subject? Somewhere to start reading? Many thanks!
Sunday, July 3rd, 2005
8:36 pm
[estopa]
Carlos Fuentes...
Hola, hola!!!
Dónde han estado?
Ya no se han encontrado libros interesantes???
Yo sí!!!

Inquietas Compañías de Carlos Fuentes.

Está integrado por 6 cuentos de "vampiros, ángeles, etc"
No es la gran maravilla, pero está interesante.

Estopa.

Current Mood: happy
Wednesday, April 20th, 2005
2:49 pm
[lokadesatada]
El amor en los tiempos del cólera, Gabriel García Márquez
Al contrario de lo que hacía creer su corpulencia Lotario Thugut tenía una perinola de querubín que parecía un capullo de rosa, pero éste debía ser un defecto afortunado, porque las pájaras más percudidas se disputaban la suerte de dormir con él, y sus alaridos de degolladas remecían los estribos del palacio y hacían temblar de espanto a sus fantasmas. Decían que usaba una pomada de veneno de víbora que enardecía la silla turca de las mujeres, pero él juraba no tener recursos distintos de los que Dios le había dado. Decía muerto de risa: "Es puro amor".
(p. 91)

Current Mood: amused
Monday, January 24th, 2005
12:58 pm
[lokadesatada]
Política para Amador, Fernando Savater
". . . con cualquiera de nosotros, por humilde que sea, nace una aventura cuya dignidad estriba en que nadie podrá vivirla nunca igual." (p. 15)

"¿para qué soñar con volver atrás, a la primera y relativa sencillez, si es de atrás y de lo sencillo de donde vienen nuestras actuales complicaciones?" (p. 31)
Thursday, September 23rd, 2004
8:43 pm
[lokadesatada]
Miguel Ángel Asturias - Guatemala, Nobel 1967
Este año se cumplieron 30 años de su muerte.
Biografía en español

This year was the 30th anniversary of his death.
Biography in english

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El Señor Presidente, 1946
- Mitificación de la autoridad
- Corrupción de la dictadura

The President, 1946
- Authority is given mythical characteristics
- Dictatorship and corruption
Monday, September 20th, 2004
6:49 pm
[lokadesatada]
X-posted everywhere
Gabriel García Márquez barred from language conference (Link)
Wednesday, August 18th, 2004
4:24 am
[o_delirium_o]
Brasilian Lit
I know it's not 'hispanic' or spanish language (but I read everything in translation anyway), but I've begun reading Azevado's _The Slum_ and thus far it has been fantastic. Has anyone read this?
Monday, August 9th, 2004
5:40 pm
[anakreon]
The Washington Post has a review of a new biography of Borges.
Tuesday, August 3rd, 2004
10:06 pm
[lokadesatada]
My favourite South Americans / Mis sudamericanos favoritos
(The ones I like. I know I'm leaving aside some BIG ones, but even if you think it's heresy or something, I just don't like them)

(Los q me gustan. Se q estoy dejando de lado a algunos importantes, pero aunque suene a herejia, simplemente no me gustan)

America del Sur
Argentina: (narrativa)Julio Cortazar, Ernesto Sabato, Roberto Artl.
(poesia) Olga Orozco, Alejandra Pizarnik

Chile: (poesia) Enrique Lihn, Gonzalo Rojas, Rosamel del Valle, Eduardo Anguita, Vicente huidobro
(narrativa) Manuel Rojas, Maria Luisa Bombal, Adolfo Couve, Jodorowsky

Peru: (narrativa) Bryce Echenique, Mario Vargas Llosa
(poesia) Cesar Vallejo

Uruguay: (narrativa) Horacio Quiroga, Lautreamont, Eduardo Galeano
(poesia) Juana de Ibarbourou

Colombia: (narrativa) Gabriel Garcia Marquez
3:52 am
[o_delirium_o]
latin american literature.
i have recently fallen in love with latin american literature.

i don't know much, and am dying to learn more, especially about the literary history and movements invovled. please... if you have info, point me in that direction.

And i've posted this comment a few times, but since you seem to be sharing 'favorites,' I must add Juan Rulfo, who hasn't been mentioned here as far as I have seen. His _Pedro_Paramo_ is probably the best book I've ever read.

Current Mood: restless
Monday, August 2nd, 2004
12:27 am
[carnificinafera]
guillemets versus em-dashes for dialogue
What is the proper time to use em-dashes (look like this: —) for dialogue, and when is the proper time to use guillemets (look kind of like these: < >)?

Thanks.
Saturday, July 31st, 2004
12:09 pm
[jane_dope]
I'm reading a book right now:

"Fear of de Sade" (medo de sade) by Bernardo Carvalho...

technically a latinamerican author (but from brasil), but one of the best books I've ever read!
Friday, July 30th, 2004
2:08 pm
[estopa]
Hola a todos.
bueno, me siento un poco mal porque la mayoría escriben en inglés y yo sólo sé español em italiano:(
Pero, quiero recomendarles unos autores que a mí me encantan:

Españoles: Miguel de Unamuno, Alejandro Casona, Luis de Góngora, Federico García Lorca; y en general a esas generacciones 98, 14, 27 y 36.

Méxicanos: Jorge Ibargüengoitia, José Emilio Pacheco, Guadalupe Loaeza, Angeles Mastretta, Carlos Fuentes, entre otros.

América del Sur: Fernando Vallejo, Isabel Allende, Mario Vargas Llosa, entre otros.

Y seguiré investigando...

Current Mood: happy
6:07 pm
[lokadesatada]
Finally!!
A community that caters to us, Spanish-speaking people, even if the posts are in English... =)

Any favourite spanish/latin american writers? Anyone?

Mine are Julio Cortazar and Ernesto Sabato.
Thursday, July 29th, 2004
3:06 pm
[anakreon]
I just reread "San Manuel Bueno, mártir" for my last undergrad lit course, and it really meant a lot more to me now than it did when I read it in high school (surprise!). Unamuno's exploration of the frontier between faith and reason was especially resonant.

Okay, first post done. :-)
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