El Cuarto de Atras (Spanish Edition) [Carmen Martin Gaite] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Durante una noche de insomnio, la escritora . 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 atras (Libros Del Tiempo) (Spanish Edition) [C. M. Gaite] on Nada: Una novela (Modern Library Classics) (Spanish Edition) by Carmen Laforet.

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She just goes on and on, and most of it doesn’t have anything to do with the plotline. Learn more about Amazon Prime. 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. These criteria are the factors that make a work canonical.

In several occasions, the book talks about using the fantasy to scape away from reality, and that is what the main character did when she was a child, imagining two fantastic places in order to ignore reality: Sep 28, Noelia M. 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.

Jan 16, K. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? What made it hard for me to get into the book was a certain lack of gentleness in the passage bewteen a flashback and real life and vice versa, a passage that should run smoothly, seamlessly, and instead doesn’t: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


May 31, Irene Gaia Turina rated it really liked it. I also bought this online so I thought I should finish reading this even without understanding half of it. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The final intrinsic category, acrmen ability to entertain or move the reader, is less subjective than it seems.

Intrinsic factors are located within a text, and extrinsic factors are situated beyond it.

I recommend it to females because I’ve noticed males have a harder time understanding her thought process–it is, by nature of galte method of remembering things, an insight into the female mind. View freely available titles: I really enjoyed this trip through the halls of illusory memory, i was frustrated by the end.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ediciones Siruela; 5 edition November 2, Publication Date: Carmen was born and grew up in the city of Salamanca. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

A fantastic book where fantastic is a literary genre, not an exclamtioncentralized on the author’s memories of her time growing up in the Franco regime. The original postmodern narrating style just didn’t do anything for me.

There’s marrin problem loading this menu right now. La protagonista accoglie a casa sua un uomo misterioso, vestito di nero e con degli strani occhi “scintillanti come scarafaggi”. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Apr 19, Simona Bartolotta rated it it was ok Shelves: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.


As a child, she did not mmartin to any school because her father, who had liberal ideas, did not want her to be educated in a religious institute.

Though a little tough to follow at times, this is some excellent writing. 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’.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Retrieved from ” https: Very reminiscent of Isabel Allende’s work: During a one night-long encounter on a stormy night, a character who exactly resembles the author engages in a frank conversation with a man dressed in black—an otherworldly interlocutor who helps her retrieve long-suppressed memories of the Spanish Civil War and its aftermath.

The novel supplies information in every conceivable category: A different way of telling the history of Spain during and after the dictatorship years.

Aug 06, Nelson Gtz rated it liked it. I just cannot pretend and ve that I understood everything. Contact Contact Us Help. Feb 10, Katie Stafford rated it liked it. 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.