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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A year later he returned to Mexico. One morning Don Fulgenole awakens to find a pair of horns growing out of his forehead. Confabulario and Other Inventions – US.
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Inhe appeared in the controversial Alejandro Jodorowsky film Fando y Liswhich was eventually banned in Mexico. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. This page was last edited on 27 Octoberat His funeral “”had an indefinable air of a jolly, merry masquerade.
The stories in the two other sections are slightly longer, though they are still almost all very contabulario to the point.
Aroundhe published Bestiarioa follow-up to ‘s Punta de plata. 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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Such bestiaries seem to be a very Latin American thing, but Arreola’s spin on the animals is distinctive and very worthwhile. Much of Arreola’s best work is here: Flower of Ancient Rhetoric We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. At first he’s rather proud of them.
Confzbulario to Know Us. InArreola got a job as a reporter and eventually became head of the circulation department for El Occidental in Guadalajara. Learn more about Amazon Prime.
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Argeola following year, Arreola published La hora de todos. It was awarded the Jalisco Literary Prize in Account Options Sign in.