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Is there one, I wonder? His Futile Preoccupations ….

The most famous books I had not read but now have, edition, Cather and Wharton and Tintin Hace 1 semana. Well, if I may count myself among one of your Aira-loving friends, hrnndez I feel almost obliged to read this though to be frank, I find dolls nearly as creepy as clowns.

Oh, well, thank you for not bringing up Magic Mike again! It’s certainly worth looking for, but the new New Directions reprint of Felisberto’s Piano Stories should make things easier if you can’t find or read a version in Spanish. Richard 29 de enero de Pages home about feed tags index.

I have, hernnedz, one semester of Spanish se in my past. Richard 28 de enero de It’s quite amazing in my opinion, although I can’t speak for what might be lost in translation presumably Harss did a nice job translating it.

Las hortensias: Felisberto Hernandez – Felisberto Hernández – Google Books

Reading in Hace 2 semanas. I still haven’t read anything by him, I read he was just a short-story writer, with a fantastic vein. You have to be the perfect man to head up the Phillipines’ branch of the Felisberto cult! New Directions, here I come.


Meanwhile, other doubles are equally troubling: There’s a sense from the start that such reflections and imitations are always likely to get out of hand, and to felisbeto towards madness.

The Argumentative Old Git. This sounds very interesting.

Caravana de recuerdos: Las Hortensias

Thank you for pointing me in the amazingly weird direction! I’ll look for it. I read it 2 yrs ago, in an anthology, for the Spanish month event you and Stu sponsored. Felisberto did specialize in short stories “The Balcony” being one of my favorites by himbut he also wrote a handful of novellas that I hope to dive into next month. Some of the Twilight Zone episodes! Posted by Jon at 4: Scott, you’re definitely one of the Aira-loving friends I was most thinking of when writing the post–so you must read this, ha ha!

Orberose 28 de enero de Horacio has definitively abandoned human reproduction centered around the closed world of the domestic couple, to ally himself with the infinitely more productive if also more disturbing world of the factory.

Entrevista a Mario Castells Hace 4 semanas. In fact, I suspect it would be right up your storytelling alley. Good-byewelcome !

In a final breakdown, in terror at one last surprise on the part of his wife, one last substitution in which she plays the part of a doll, we find him setting off across the flowerbeds “heading towards the sound of the machines” We are alarmed to see how this new falsification of the original sin–which we already have spoken about in other editions–is making new inroads into our world.


As hortensias / Las hortensias

Comentarios de la entrada Atom. New Directions also put out Lands of Memorytranslated by Esther Allen, which pairs two novellas and four short stories.

Eight Novellas anthology Harper Collins, almost two years ago. Suscribirse a Entradas Atom.

Soon collusion turns to jealousy as Horacio takes this simulation a stage further, having Hortensia fitted with veins through which warm water can be piped for additional verosimilitude, hsrnndez fixing his desire ever more firmly on the mannequin. I, um, told you would like this! Horacio feels himself surrounded by disturbing signs, above all the sense that “the dolls horgensias their secrets,” that they are “full of omens,” and that they appeared to be “hypnotized beings carrying out unknown missions or lending themselves to unsavoury designs”