El Jarama [Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Galardonada con el Premio Nadal y el Premio Nacional de la Crítica, El Jarama constituye uno de los hitos fundamentales de la narrativa española del siglo XX. Language: English. Brand new Book. During the Spanish Civil War, the River Jarama was the scene of a bloody, month-long battle, which ended in a stalemate.

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By way of a welter of largely innocuous and inconsequential conversations between villagers and Madrilenos come to relax by the water’s edge, the author achieves a nonetheless utterly captivating realism even as he subtly introduces symbolist intimations of Civil War battles and death stalking the land.

Paperback 1 17 jaram Rights: He is a rigorous thinker, original and not affected by literary fashions. Sales and Distribution Arrangements.

Website designed by www. But the scene of such carnage is never far from its next victim and The River listens to conversations of ordinary and profoundly recognisable lives. I cannot imagine a more deserved Premio Cervantes winner. Portal for the promotion of Spanish culture. Original title El Jarama. Although written under Franco’s regime, and consequently social realist in genre, The River manages to subtly hint at the unresolved conflicts of the past, and tiny, specific ferloeio unfurl into whole vistas of grief and deprivation.

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First published inFerlosio’s work was well described fer,osio an example of “the novel as tape-recorder”. He is an exceptional novelist, a man of outstanding moral identity and of an intellectual capacity like none other in Spain.

Rafael Sanchez Marama Translator: The Spanish civil war was the setting for a bloody month long battle between the Republicans and the Nationalists during which nearly fifty thousand lives were lost across the River Jarama. His Spanish ravael beautiful and he is a true craftsman of the good language. Cultural routes Cities, towns and villages Fiestas and traditions Artists and creators Outstanding works.

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Ferlosio will be remembered as a novelist: The plot is minimal – a group of friends have a picnic by the river Jarama, scene of a bloody battle during the Spanish Civil War, intercut with the conversations of the denizens of the local bar.

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Taking place on a single sweltering August Sunday, Sanchez Ferlosio’s excellent novel reads almost like a script, so privileged a position does it accord dialogue. Autonomous Regions This karama provides access to the contents in each autonomous region by browsing through maps.

Towards the end there is a predictable sqnchez, which rather detracts from the luminously observed ordinariness of the best parts of the book. Ferlosio is the greatest living writer in Spain.

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It would be impossible to write the history of the novel for that period omitting El Jarama The River. Visit us at Vimeo. The best and the most daring explorer of the soul of words. Dedalus Foreign Rights Sales. This work, a key reference for anyone interested in the social novel, was awarded the Nadal Prize inand the National Critics’ Award in Like some dappled Impressionist canvas, but with grimmer undertones, the ferlosioo sends a pack of day-trippers from stifling Madrid out into the country, jarqma chat, flirt, dream and remember by the Jarama.

In spite of the novel’s lack of action, which is only interrupted by the death of one of the youths, the author’s objective is to highlight the superiority of nature over the insignificance and superficiality of the city.

Originally published inthis stunning account of Spanish history and individual lives set against a river that has flowed throughout, is the first English translation of a European classic.

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The Jarama. Literature,Narrative, Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio at Spain is culture.

Like a play by Eugene O’Neill, nothing much happens but everything is revealed. Travel planner Save time and effort.

A dialogue-driven portrait of Spaniards at play, The River — published with Franco’s tyranny still in full spate – also acts as a sly political fable, as the Jarama site of a bloody Civil War battle slowly yields its secrets. This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile. If I were to be asked one name, frelosio one, from the Spanish post-war generation of writers, with the greatest possibilities of survival, that is to say, with standards of literary immortality, I would say, without jaarma shadow of doubt, the name of Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio.

Published inand influenced by Italian neo-realism, the action in this third-person narrative takes place over the course of 16 hours.

It presents two opposing groups, a gang of youths from Madrid and a group of local people, who meet on the banks of the Jarama river in the Madrid region. Share Add to favourites. Styles In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

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Film and photography Design, fashion and illustration Music Performing arts Literature and thought Linguistic heritage. Calendar Plan your trip Favourites. On the net Search this work on the net. Twenty years later it has become a favoured relaxation spot for picnics, families and lovers losing themselves for an afternoon. Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity.

The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life.