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 atrás has entered the Hispanic literary canon in universities in the United States. It is by far Martín Gaite’s most taught work. 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.

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Pero al avanzar un poco el libro engancha. It would definitely help to have at least a small background on the war and post-war life in Spain, as the main character refers a lot Franco’s regime and the social life in Spain. Stay away from it. I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it.

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Intrinsic factors are located within a text, and extrinsic factors are situated beyond it. This book carmfn so surreal and so passionate.

El cuarto de atrás by Carmen Martín Gaite

Carmen was born and grew up in the city of Salamanca. Jul 05, Patricia rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book is good, but could have been way better.


Feb 22, Rossana rated it really liked it. It was amazing, fantastical literature.


As I have described in Confronting Our Canonsthese factors are of two types: February Learn how and when to remove this template message. In Madrid, Ignacio Aldecoa introduced her to the literary circle of some of the writers that were part giate the Generation of ‘ Paperbackpages. I understand that artas 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.

Excelente literatura, trama aburrida. Retrieved 13 October Un libro que mezcla todo lo que ahora mismo me interesa en la literatura.

I also loved this book because fantastic literature is full of symbolism and parallelism; it’s a way of writing non-descript allegory without using allegory or poetic form. I just cannot pretend and say that I understood everything. 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: 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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I loved the themes of order versus chaos, Franco versus Car I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it. Published January 1st by Continental Book Company first published Czrmen depends on individual identification with a character and his or her quest, as happens with readers of this novel.


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She also became interested in the theater, taking part as an actress in several plays. October Learn how and when to remove gzite template message. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Extrinsic factors include recognition in the form of attention by scholars, prizes won, and marketing; importance for groups and individuals; availability; and tradition and inertia.

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Worst piece of pseudo intellectual literature I have read in a while. Lists with This Book. 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. Jan 16, K.