El Jarama [Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Galardonada con el Premio Nadal y el Premio Nacional de la Crítica, El Jarama constituye uno de los hitos fundamentales de la narrativa española del siglo XX. Language: English. Brand new Book. During the Spanish Civil War, the River Jarama was the scene of a bloody, month-long battle, which ended in a stalemate.
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This work, a key reference for anyone interested in the social novel, was awarded the Nadal Prize inand the National Critics’ Award in He is an exceptional novelist, a man of outstanding moral identity and of an intellectual capacity like none other in Spain. In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more. A dialogue-driven portrait of Spaniards at play, The River — published with Franco’s tyranny still in full spate – also acts as a sly political fable, as the Jarama site of a bloody Civil War battle slowly yields its secrets.
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Ferlosio will be remembered snchez a novelist: Website designed by www. Towards the end there is a predictable ‘drama’, which rather detracts from the luminously observed ordinariness of the best parts of the book.
The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life. Although gafael under Franco’s regime, and consequently social realist in genre, The River manages to subtly hint at the unresolved conflicts of the past, and tiny, specific details unfurl into whole vistas of grief and deprivation.
His Spanish is beautiful and he is a true craftsman of the good language. On the net Search this work on the net. Share Add to favourites. If I were to be asked one name, only one, from the Spanish post-war generation of writers, with the greatest possibilities of survival, that is to say, with standards of literary immortality, I would say, without a shadow of doubt, the name of Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio.
But the scene of such carnage is never far from its next victim and The River listens to conversations of ordinary and profoundly recognisable lives. The Spanish civil war was the setting for a bloody month long battle between the Republicans and the Nationalists during which nearly fifty thousand sancez were lost across the River Jarama.
The plot is rafae – a group of friends have a picnic by the river Jarama, scene of a bloody battle during the Spanish Civil War, intercut with the conversations of the denizens of the local bar.
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First published inFerlosio’s work was well described as an example of “the novel as tape-recorder”. Published inand influenced by Italian neo-realism, the action in this third-person narrative takes place over the course of 16 hours.
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Ferlosio is the greatest living writer in Spain. It would be impossible to write the history of the novel for that period omitting El Jarama The River. I cannot imagine a more ferllosio Premio Cervantes winner.
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Calendar Plan your trip Favourites. Arts Council Fiction Group. Autonomous Regions This section provides access to the contents in each autonomous region by browsing through maps. Portal for the promotion of Spanish culture. He is a rigorous thinker, original and not affected by literary fashions. By way of a welter of largely innocuous and inconsequential conversations between villagers and Madrilenos come to relax by the water’s edge, the author achieves a nonetheless utterly captivating realism even as he subtly introduces symbolist intimations of Civil War battles and death stalking the land.
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Like some dappled Impressionist canvas, but with grimmer undertones, the novel sends a pack of day-trippers from stifling Madrid out into the country, to chat, flirt, dream and remember by the Jarama. Audience This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic jarrama. Visit us at Vimeo. Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio Translator: Paperback 1 17 8 Rights: Original title El Jarama. The best and the most daring explorer of the soul of words.
Twenty years later it has become a favoured relaxation spot for picnics, families and lovers losing themselves for an afternoon.
It presents two opposing groups, a gang of youths from Madrid and a group of local people, who meet on the banks of the Jarama ferlosko in the Madrid region. Dedalus Foreign Rights Sales. In spite of the novel’s lack of action, which is only interrupted by the death of one of the youths, the author’s objective is to highlight the superiority of nature over the insignificance and superficiality of the city.
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Taking place on a single sweltering August Sunday, Sanchez Ferlosio’s excellent novel reads almost like a script, so privileged a position does it accord dialogue. Originally published inthis stunning account of Spanish history and individual lives set against a river that has flowed throughout, is the first English translation of a European classic.
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