El Cuarto de Atras (Spanish Edition) [Carmen Martin Gaite] on * FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Durante una noche de insomnio, la escritora . Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Spanish El cuarto de atrás (Libros del Tiempo nº ) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition. by Carmen Martin Gaite ( Author), Gustavo MartÃn Garzo (Contributor). El cuarto de atras (Libros Del Tiempo) (Spanish Edition) [C. M. Gaite] on Nada: Una novela (Modern Library Classics) (Spanish Edition) by Carmen Laforet.

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Carmen Martín Gaite

The original postmodern narrating style just didn’t do anything for me. It would definitely help to have at least a small background on the war and post-war life in Spain, as gaie main character refers a lot Franco’s regime and the social life in Spain.

The start of the Spanish Civil Cqrmen stopped Carmen from attending the last two years of High School in the School Institute of Madrid, as her sister Ana had done before, so she had to do her secondary education in the Women’s School Institute of Salamanca, whose environment is reflected in her novel, Entre visillos. It is a story of a writer who is having an insomnia one night so she tosses and turns in bed.

A man in black visited her, and they started a conversation that helped her to remember the most basic things about her past. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. During the summer ofshe was awarded a grant by the University of Coimbrawhere she strengthened her interest for the Portuguese-Galician culture.


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She went to bed and unsuccessfully tried to sleep, and then several unusual things happened. Editorial Reviews Language Notes Text: AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I had to read this for a Spanish literature class my senior year of college Read more Read less.

Showing of 5 reviews. Share your thoughts with other customers. So much subtlety to it, and implication. The fact that it was hard to tell what was meant to be real and what fantasy added a sense of tension, almost the rl I feel when watching horror movies waiting for the scary parts to start. When the book gets to an end, it is hard to say if everything that happened was a dream or something real.

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Spain & Literature: “El cuarto de atrás” by Carmen Martín Gaite

La protagonista accoglie a casa sua un uomo misterioso, vestito di nero e con degli strani occhi “scintillant This book is so surreal and so passionate. I read this in the original Spanish as an undergrad at Gettysburg College in a class taught by a superb professor.

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In several occasions, the book talks about using the fantasy to scape away from reality, and that is what the main character did when she was a child, imagining two fantastic places in order to ignore reality: Worst piece of pseudo intellectual literature I have read in a while. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. May 05, Aura rated it liked it.

Retrieved 13 October It tells a story about a woman called Carmen who can be identified as the author. Marketing has also been consistent over time.

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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Retrieved from ” https: Feb 21, Maria rated it really liked it Shelves: Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it. One of the most boring books I’ve ever read In Madrid, Ignacio Aldecoa introduced her to the literary circle of some of the writers that were part of the Generation of ‘