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El arpa y la sombra/ The Harp and the Shadow

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This is an excellent masterwork from the Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier. It’s fiction, and there’s some nationalistic politic within the text as well.

Particularly I enjoyed the last chapter when Alejo’s magical realism shows up.

Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.

Lists with This Book. This book is centered on Colombus, and, at the time it was written, was an extremely radical book.

I look forward to finding an English copy of this book to further csrpentier into the metaphors and twisting sentences most as long as normal paragraphs, as is Carpentier’s style and extracting that much more from the book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Is a must to read.

The actual quality of the book seems somewhat less, though. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Incidentally, I am amazed that several times in history, religious and popes have pushed to Well written, at lw Polish translation is, no complaints on this from Initially, I was reading with wrong expectations. Add both to Cart Add both to List.

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Louis rated it it was ok Apr 30, Amazon Eel Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it carentier second life. El autor hace uso del lenguaje barroco y la novela, aunque es corta, parece cargada. On the one side are those who condemn Columbus for failing to marry his mistress and for introducing slavery to the New World.

Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was a novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and literature. Gerardo Guarache Ocque rated it liked it Feb 16, It is also the time when devil’s advocate lives up to his role.

But the anachronistic quality should be remembered when reading. Colombus was a selfish, br Rather interesting book; has that Latin American quality of combining life and death as one-in-the-same, where the mortal world is, while compiling of the afterlife to come, not necessarilly more important than it. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Trivia About El arpa y la sombra. Perhaps Cuba’s most important intellectual figure of the twentieth century, Alejo Carpentier was crpentier novelist, a classically trained pianist and musicologist, a producer of avant-garde radio programming, and an influential theorist of politics and Alejo Carpentier was a Cuban novelist, essayist, and musicologist, who greatly influenced Latin American literature during its “boom” period.

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El arpa y la sombra

As Carpentier paints the picture, Columbus has an excellent in with Isabella, queen of Spain. It begins with a pope’s wlejo to canonize Christopher Columbus. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. History tells us that Columbus was hardly a master seaman, and yet his fallibility did not undercut his pompousness, at least not in Carpentier’s portrait of Columbus’ ruminations on the lieutenants who question his abilities.

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El Zuco rated it liked it Apr 07, Aug 08, Todor Ivanov rated it liked it. Want to Read saving…. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. What puts this in a class by itself is the same theme that made Pasos so cool, the idea that going to a purer state of being symbolized in both books as going back to nature carpentifr possible and redeems the person, but only damns them in the eyes of “civilized” culture.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Olga Ferrer Glushenko rated it liked it Jul 29, But he does the sign the document to start the process — as history says, aepa actually did not e, out. Colombus was a selfish, brutal man who took South American’s as slaves and lied and cheated his way to his own notoriety.

This book is centered on Colombus, and, at the time it was written, was an extremely radical book.

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