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Home Documents The Twisted Mirror: Vic toria’s one objection is to an element which will indeed disappear from her sister’s mature works, that is, to an abundance of strained images, “que parecen atacados de torticolis. When he does, he learns that she had died, her last words having been, “Alguien me ha robado la vida, pero lo pagara muy caro. Ocampo’s subsequent fantastic stories develop an interest in very or dinary reality from which the supernatural surprises us, the language used to introduce the fantastic is poetic in the sense of its brevity, vividness and precision, but not in its accumulation of imagery.

Best known for her short stories, she is also the prize-winning author of seven volunes of poetry. Lo efectivo para estos ninos terribles de la gran burguesi’a es que crecen y pasan a revistar en el renglon de los opresores: In adolescence she predicts the face of her first love, Gabriel, but starts to distance herself emo tionally from him long before his predicted departure from her life. Many of the supernatural powers displayed by characters in Ocampo’s stories require an object as the mechanism of their magic.

The detachment of many of Qcampo’s stories narrated by children is evi dent in the story “La casa de los relojes. The wealthy woman of “El vestido de terciopelo” explains the fascination in this way: Ocampo’s preoccupation with the subtle power of com mon objects takes many turns in her mature fiction and is often combined with other fantastic elements as well as with the development of a grim humor.


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With the employment of the tragicomedy, the tone of the narration is central to the appearance dd the grotesque. Grotesque dreams or hallucinations appear with terrifying or absurd imagery in many of the stories from Ocampo’s first collection, IHajz olvhide the blood, the stub, etc.

Fully two-thirds of the stories contain child characters, and ten of the twenty-eight employ child narrators. The fantastic is suggested at the end of the story when Malva is said to have died, but no corpse is present at the wake.

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As they talk, it becomes evident that he actually has died, but is somehow still waiting tables. This wry child’s perspective appears in story after story by Ocampo: Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Gradually, however, he becomes aware that Cristina is changing: Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you.

The young man searches diligently for such a house, but finally resorts to deception. We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new formsof scholarship.

During the fitting session the seamstress urges the woman to try the dress on, while the senora resists with conversation that is frivolous and petulant: Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. In other stories, the children more frequently victimize the adult world. On Being a Woman and a Poet [pp. Ocampo’s Fantastic Themes The fantastic element most characteristic of Ocampo’s fiction is that of the magic object.

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The Grotesque in Art and Literature. Their father and the younger brother’s little boy also act as another double, both having the same nickname, “Labuelo,” and the same extranely domineering personality.

Please enter the message. Klingenber The University of Tulsa Silvina Ocampo, storyteller, playwright and painter, has been associated for over forty years with the most prominent literary and artistic personalities of her native Argentina.


Early Works Silvina’s flamboyant sister, Victoria, served as her first publisher. Two critics who have studied Ocampo’s work have used the evil girl child as emblematic of Ocampo’s fic tion: But by La furia we have stories with full humorous intent and a discernibly lighter touch. Sentir su suavidad en mi mano, me atrae aunque a veces me repugne. JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range ofcontent in a trusted digital archive.

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She wrote at the appearance of Viaje olvidado of her impression at receiving a group of stories from a sister fifteen years her junior: Trataba de eludir las imagenes de sequi’as, de las inundaciones, de This content downloaded from Many of her tales are humorous, but often the hunor fails to deflect the shocking, uncomfortable quality of the narratives; in fact, the hunorous elements frequently add to the reader’s sense of horror.

Since no source can be named, the grotesque must not, indeed can not, imply a meaning. Certain objects appear with regularity: The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Similarly, in “El lazo”16 two nurses in a sanatorium goad each other throughout years of intense hatred.

Inexplicably, the portrait of her child bears no resemblance to the boy. The theme of the fragmented personality appears in “La vida clandes tine. Unlike her closest associates, Bioy Casares and Borges, who take us off into This content downloaded from Cor nelio, for instance, of “Los amigos” La furia actually succeeds in creating floods and epidemics by “praying.