With his surgical intelligence, Juan José Arreola exposes the shams and Confabulario total, –, of which this book is a translation. En este Confabulario -compuesto con cuentos y prosas de muy dufentes facturas e intenciones–, Juan Jose Arreola nos ofrece las diversas y fascinantes. Juan José Arreola Zúñiga (September 21, – December 3, ) was a Mexican writer In , Arreola published Confabulario, widely considered to be his first great work. It was awarded the Jalisco Literary Prize in The following.

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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Confabulario Snippet view – confabulafio Alongside Jorge Luis Borgeshe is considered one of the masters of the hybrid subgenre of the essay-story. Book ratings by Goodreads. He becomes the enraged target of many barbs but, curiously, finds he likes his bleeding.

Confabulario and Other Inventions – UK. El filantropico afan, cientificamente metafisico, de un sabio de la desintegracion que se propone salvar almas de ricos haciendo pasar el camello por el ojo de una aguja, el exito o el fracaso de insondables catapultas romanas, un heroe citadino de la cortesia de autobus, hormigas duenas del unico miligramo prodigioso, Aristoteles enamorado y Gongora pidiendo pan son asuntos que emergen de este libro singular en el que, de una pagina a otra, el lector esta situado siempre al borde de la sorpresa.


Confabularko Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Arreola keeps us on his toes. Allons voir si la rose Balthasar Gerard He loves erudite references, but they add rather than distract. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Arreola went on to publish 16 more arreoka of short stories. Los Suenos Francisco de Quevedo. Recommended, though not for those who want their prose meaty and in large chunks. Inhe published The Switchman El Guardagujas. Delicate, smart, and elegant these are just a bit short of being superior fiction.

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The first section is a Bestiary of some two dozen animals, each written about in no more than three or four paragraphs. Although some of the pieces have a noticeably Mexican orientation, most of them transcend strictly regional themes to interpret the social scene in aspects common to all civilized cultures. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

Confabulario and Other Inventions

Arreola writes well and carefully, and it is fascinating arrela — and the shortness of the pieces makes it an ideal book to dip into at intervals. Trying comfabulario meet all your book preview and review needs.

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Inhe published Punta de plataand inConfabulario total. This biting commentary on the follies of mankind by a noted Mexican author cuts deeply yet leaves readers laughing—at themselves as well as at others.

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Shortly afterward, he traveled to Paris at the invitation of Louis Jouvet. Aroundhe published Bestiarioa follow-up to ‘s Punta de plata. Letter to a Shoemaker Exhausted, he dies, a heart arreo,a.