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.

Author: Sajind Mezil
Country: Bermuda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Technology
Published (Last): 11 January 2018
Pages: 225
PDF File Size: 12.28 Mb
ePub File Size: 8.45 Mb
ISBN: 142-7-24397-582-7
Downloads: 41547
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Zulkirr

I feel like the most prominent theme of the book is solitude and the tendency we all have to escape meaningful relationships for fear of opening our hearts and becoming vulnerable. During the summer ofshe was awarded a grant by the University of Coimbrawhere she strengthened her interest for the Portuguese-Galician culture. Un diez de diez en todos los aspectos.

In the course of their conversation, both of their stories unfold to the readers: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Feb 22, Rossana rated it really liked it. The book has clearly received recognition and publicity. I tried hard and I thought it was okay but I won’t be recommending this to anyone. A fantastic book where fantastic is a literary genre, not an exclamtioncentralized on the author’s memories of her time growing up in the Franco regime.

Los viajes han perdido misterio. I also did my master’s thesis on this book: Stay away from it. Autobiografia, libro di memorie, romanzo fantastico,romanzo di transizione della protagonista, dell’autrice e della Spagna del tempo. Los distintos estratos de la realidad, con sus recuerdos, y sus historias. This article’s tone or style may not reflect the encyclopedic tone used on Wikipedia. I recommend it to females because I’ve noticed males have a harder time understanding her thought process–it is, by nature of the method of remembering things, an insight into the female mind.


L’uomo vestito di nero le regala una “cajita dorada” che contiene delle pillole che disordinano la memoria. Then “a man in black” who is a journalist comes to interview the writer and in the process tells his own partly demonic, partly fantastic stories.

I think in a lot of ways I far would have preferred a more conventional narrative about life under Franco and how war affects a child, because I think it was the novelty of that subject that I enjoyed most. Want to Read saving….

As I have described in Confronting Our Canonsthese factors are of two types: I also bought this online so I thought I should finish reading this even without understanding half of it.

If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Un romanzo si va formando senza che nessuno lo stia apparentemente scrivendo. She also became interested in the theater, taking part gaitr an actress in several plays. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.


These criteria are the factors that make a work canonical. The start of the Spanish Civil War 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.

I understand that the point of this book is to blend the gaire 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. As a child, she did not attend to any school because her father, who had liberal ideas, did not want her to be educated in a religious institute.

  DIN 69901 PDF

Jan 16, K. Questo uomo le parla e la lascia parlare liberamente di quanto le passi per la mente. The novel supplies information in every conceivable category: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

This book is so surreal and so passionate. Feb 10, Katie Stafford rated it liked it. She also wrote screenplays.

Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.

El cuarto de atrás by Carmen Martín Gaite

I loved the themes of order versus chaos, Franco versus Carmen Gaite. Cuadto reminiscent of Isabel Allende’s work: Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

It’s just that this book won the Spanish National Prize for Literature in and it’s a book so I tried to like it. Feb 22, Erin rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is good, but could have been way better. There she perfected her French and became familiar with a more open and more cosmopolitan society. Boring, not engaging at all, the language is very pretentious and the plot is all scattered around in a non meaningful approachable way.

See Wikipedia’s guide to writing better articles for suggestions. It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow.

Excelente literatura, trama aburrida. There were so many flashbacks without any warning, or gaitf dialogues just popping up in the protagonist’s head, that you never really knew what was actually happening between C.