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I cannot imagine a more deserved Premio Cervantes winner. The Spanish civil war was the setting for a bloody month long battle between the Republicans and the Nationalists sancyez which nearly fifty thousand lives were lost across the River Jarama. Topics In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.
Towards the end there is a predictable ‘drama’, which rather detracts from the luminously observed ordinariness of the best parts of the book. Paperback 1 17 8 Rights: Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. 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.
Original title El Jarama. Interactive map All cultural resources at a glance. Ferlosio will be remembered as a novelist: Visit us at Vimeo.
Travel planner Save time and effort. Website designed by www. 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. 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.
Calendar Plan your trip Favourites. Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio Translator: The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life. Dedalus Foreign Rights Sales. Film and photography Design, fashion and illustration Music Performing arts Literature and thought Linguistic heritage. Published inand influenced by Italian neo-realism, the action in this third-person narrative takes place over the course of 16 hours.
On the net Search this work on the net. 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.
Twenty years later it has become a favoured relaxation spot for picnics, families and lovers losing themselves for an afternoon.
He is an exceptional novelist, a man of outstanding moral identity and of an intellectual capacity like none other in Spain.
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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. In this section you can search among iarama our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such jadama museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more. 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 details unfurl into whole vistas of grief and deprivation.
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. Arts Council Fiction Group. Autonomous Regions This fetlosio provides access to the contents in each autonomous region by browsing through maps. Ferlosio is the greatest living writer in Spain. Like a play by Eugene O’Neill, nothing much happens but everything is revealed.
First published inFerlosio’s work was well described as an example of “the novel as tape-recorder”. It would be impossible to write the history of the novel for that period omitting El Jarama The River. Share Add to favourites. He is a rigorous thinker, original and not affected by literary fashions.
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This work, a key reference for anyone interested in the social novel, was awarded the Nadal Prize inand the National Critics’ Award in 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, arfael with the conversations of the denizens of the local bar.
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In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Rafasl, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more. The best and the most daring explorer of the soul of words. Like some dappled Impressionist canvas, but with grimmer undertones, the novel sends a pack of day-trippers from stifling Madrid out into the country, to chat, flirt, dream and remember by the Jarama.