El arte de la fuga has ratings and 26 reviews. Oscar said: Cuando se habla de los grandes escritores latinoamericanos de la generación del boom se ha. Sergio Pitol has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sergio Pitol’s most popular book is El arte de la fuga. El arte de la fuga (Biblioteca Era) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Sergio Pitol: Amazon. : Kindle Store.
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For one, marketing it as a book that “defies genre” is simply a df for what felt like a hodgepodge of totally miscellaneous writing diaries, articles on literature, some travelogues, some misc. Its certainly not for everyone, but the people that will be drawn to it will likely love it. A Pitol hay que leerlo. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions May 30, Guillermo Gonca rated it liked it.
Rl the threads of an author’s cocoon can be so fine, so capacious, that they seem like the air itself. Other books in this series.
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It is divided into four bigger sections. Pitol is of particular interest for those who study the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, as he is very very familiar with Bakhtin on the novel he’s intimately familiar with Dostoevsky’s Poetics, and understands heteroglossia and dialogism very well too.
I’m really far away from the cultural reference point of this book – lots of whole long essays on books I’ve never heard of by authors I’ve never heard of – but it sefgio well-written, fun read.
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How to review what is basically a notebook? Pitol does confuse life and literature, or rather, he is immersed in literary imagining, and his mind is populated mainly b The Literary Life as a Cocoon I bought this arhe moment I saw Vila-Matas had written an introduction. I do not read any other language than English, so my assumptions on what makes a good translator might be inaccurate, and at the least aren’t sergioo of the nuances of its craft.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Ssergio there has to be a way though? Un escritor olvidado, de trabajos olvidados, conocido en gran parte solamente por el mundillo cultural y literario.
Jos’ Antonio Aguilar Rivera. Picking up this book was a discovery for me of the translator and publisher as well as the writer. Una Luna Martin Caparros. Want to Read saving… Error rating book.
Plays, Playscripts Anthologies non-poetry Contemporary Fiction. His writings on memory somewhat reminded me of WG Sebald, although I’m not sure if that’s an appropriate comparison. Furthermore, much of the literary articles are focused on works that are too obscure to the American reader to make sense of or appreciate in any meaningful way. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Vidas Perpendiculares Alvaro Enrigue.
Each chapter contains the date it was written, and the result is sort of a collage of journal entries, placed out of order. With a short introduction by friend and fellow Spanish language writer Enrique Vila-Matas, the work begins with Pitol travelling and misplacing his glasses, he is in Venice, blurry eyed with mists descending.
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Triptico del Carnaval by Sergio Pitol 4. I also appreciate the way adte is dealt with throughout, and the way you can see Pitol’s mind working El viaje ;itol Sergio Pitol 3. But even in these sections, it feels both intensely personal and also slightly mysterious and dreamlike. A Mexican writer who worked in various countries including Poland and Italy back int he 60’s’s, his work not only highlights a specific time but also insight into one more facet of Mexico, a highly intellectual one that isn’t often seen in the United States.
Some of the sections disguise itself as literary criticism, so if you don’t enjoy criticism, you might not like it.
El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol
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Sep wl, Luciano rated it really liked it. Sometimes it’s better to have lost your glasses. There’s one short essay about the development of his ideas for his novel Love Parade – but of course that is not published in English, so it was of little value in relation to my readerly life.
But worth it, especially if you like discussions of world literature, the art and science of prose, and a little travel writing to lighten things up now and again. It will inevitably add a long list of books you want to read to your list.