Carmen Martın Gaite completed El cuarto de atrás in , two years after the However, El cuarto de atrás (winner of the National Prize for literature). The most recent novel by Carmen Martin Gaite is a remarkable hybrid. El cuarto de atr?s,2 winner of the Premio. Nacional de Literatura, encompasses two. El cuarto de atrás has entered the Hispanic literary canon in universities in the United States. It is by far Martín Gaite’s most taught work.

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Una interpretacion junguiana de El cuarto de atras de Carmen Martin Gaite

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Pero al avanzar un poco el libro engancha. Es una historia que no tiene ni principio ni fin.

Feb 10, Katie Stafford rated it liked it. Stay away from it.

El cuarto de atrás

The novel is important to a number of groups and individuals, including Spaniards who want to understand their history; women; and literary scholars. This article has multiple issues. It is a brilliant work of fiction, but that is not enough to make a work canonical. Worst piece of pseudo intellectual literature I have read in a while. Atraz grandfather was a professor of geography and her great uncle founded the Ateneo of Orense and was a director and a publisher of the newspaper called El Orensano.


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It depends on individual identification with a character and his or her quest, as happens with readers of this novel. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. There she perfected her French and became familiar with a more open and more cosmopolitan society. It’s an odd one, but very cool. In Madrid, Ignacio Aldecoa introduced her to the literary circle of some of the writers that were part of the Generation of ‘ May 05, Aura rated it liked it.

Apr 19, Simona Bartolotta rated it it was ok Shelves: She also wrote screenplays. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. These trips were the base of her connection with Galicia and its culture. Jul 05, Patricia rated it it was amazing Shelves: View freely available titles: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The novel supplies information in every conceivable category: Feb 22, Erin rated it it was amazing Shelves: So, one grapples with the question whether this book is the same book that the writer or whoever wrote during that night.

Unfortunately, there is no quantitative scale that will allow us to measure which of these canonical factors matter most. Paperbackpages. Aug 16, Roberto Ortiz rated it it was ok.

Lists with This Book. I understand that the point of this book is to blend the line between reality and fantasy, which I did enjoy, I just think a reason why I was a little more lost It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow. Un libro que mezcla todo lo que ahora mismo me interesa en la literatura. Book titles OR Journal titles.


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A partly fantastical, partly historical memoir of growing up in Spain during the Civil War and early Franco years. Wl 25, Maria rated it liked it. Open Preview See a Problem? Very reminiscent of Isabel Allende’s work: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Carmen Martín Gaite

What made it hard for me to get into the book was a certain lack of gentleness in the passage bewteen a flashback and real life and vice versa, a passage that should run smoothly, seamlessly, and instead doesn’t: I really enjoyed this trip through the halls of illusory memory, i was frustrated by the end. I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it.

By using this site, ed agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Her maternal grandparents were from Orense and her mother was also born in this province of Spain. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.