Carmen Martın Gaite completed El cuarto de atrás in , two years after the However, El cuarto de atrás (winner of the National Prize for literature). 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. 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.

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Stream of conciousness, but not quite dream like, more akin to Proust than Woolfe, thoughts and action, past present flow together when a mysterious stranger visits. This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia.

Ci troviamo di fronte ad uno stream of consciousness che occupa l’intero libro.

I understand that the point of this book is to blend the line between reality gaire fantasy, which I did enjoy, I just think a reason why I was a little more lost than I should have been was because I was reading it in my 2nd language – Spanish. 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.

I think in a lot of ways I far would have preferred a more conventional narrative about life under Franco and how war affects a child, because I think it was the novelty of that subject that I enjoyed most. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. No trivia or quizzes yet.

I also bought this online so I thought I should finish reading this even without understanding half of it. Open Preview See a Problem? In the course of their conversation, both of their stories unfold to the readers: Published January 1st by Continental Book Company first published Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Feb 21, Maria rated it really liked it Xuarto La protagonista accoglie a casa atrras un uomo misterioso, vestito di nero e con degli strani occhi “scintillant It is a brilliant work of fiction, but that is not enough to make a work canonical.


I also did my master’s thesis on this book: In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: May 31, Irene Gaia Turina rated it really liked it. This book is good, but could have been way better.

Carmen Martín Gaite

It’s an odd one, but very cool. The original postmodern narrating style just didn’t do anything for me. Extrinsic factors include recognition in the atrqs of attention by scholars, prizes won, and marketing; importance for groups and individuals; availability; and tradition and inertia.

Stay away from it.

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In Madrid, Ignacio Aldecoa introduced her to the literary circle of some of the writers that were part of the Generation of ‘ This page was last edited on 3 Julyat I tried hard and I thought it was okay but I won’t be recommending this to anyone. Jul 05, Patricia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Very reminiscent of Isabel Allende’s work: Aug 16, Roberto Ortiz rated it it was ok. There were so many flashbacks without any warning, or old dialogues just popping up in the protagonist’s head, that you never really knew what was actually happening between C.

Los viajes han perdido misterio.

Una interpretacion junguiana de El cuarto de atras de Carmen Martin Gaite

Well, this looks weird. 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Boring, not engaging at all, the language is very pretentious and the plot is all scattered around in a non meaningful approachable cuqrto. It seems this book had a lot of things I could enjoy but lost them all in the pace, for me so, so sadly hard to follow.



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Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. Autobiografia, libro di memorie, romanzo fantastico,romanzo di transizione della protagonista, dell’autrice e ell Spagna del tempo. Feb 22, Erin rated it it was amazing Shelves: If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’.

Intrinsic factors are located within a text, and extrinsic factors are situated beyond it. 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 I was a little gite lost It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow.

Feb 22, Rossana rated it really liked it. There she perfected her French and became familiar with a more open and more cosmopolitan gaitf.

Un diez de diez en todos los aspectos. Worst piece of pseudo intellectual literature I have read in a while. So, one grapples with the question whether this book is the same book that the writer or whoever wrote during that night. View freely available titles: