Las hortensias [Felisberto Hernández] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Edición de Creative Commons Uruguay con el texto revisado por la Fundación Felisberto Hernández en el marco de un convenio de. As hortensias / Las hortensias has ratings and 18 reviews. O livro traz, em edição bilíngue, português e espanhol, uma novela e três contos de um dos.

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My books of the year, — favourites from a year of reading Hace 1 semana. Horacio has definitively abandoned human reproduction centered around the closed world of the domestic couple, to ally himself with the infinitely more productive if also more disturbing world of the factory. Click horgensias the link for a particularly juicy post from Rise and a mouthwatering discussion of what other titles people think deserve to be added to the hortensiae.

Las Hortensias

But there’s something slightly sinister about the “surprises” she likes to play on her husband by switching roles with the doll, dressing her in her own clothing and providing her with animate qualities at the same time as she herself takes on increasingly doll-like roles. But don’t take my word for it, just hernnde Rise! Oh, well, thank you for felisbegto bringing up Magic Mike again!

End of year review Hace 10 horas.

It’s quite amazing in my opinion, although I can’t speak for what might be lost in translation presumably Harss did a nice job translating it. Have you read Felisberto’s short story “The Balcony”?

Illustration from the first standalone edition of Las Hortensias: I’ll look for it. New Directions also put out Lands of Memorytranslated by Esther Allen, which pairs two novellas and four short stories.


Richard 27 de enero de I will track it down. This is Hortensia, made in the likeness of his wife whose middle name is Hortensiawho stands in for wife, child, sister, and increasingly Horacio’s lover. Unable or unwilling to trust his own senses, and with the feeling that his desire has become delirious increasingly [un]fixed on part objects–the dolls’ detached limbs floating in a tankHoracio himself becomes ever more of an automaton: Well, if I may count myself among one of your Aira-loving friends, then I feel almost obliged to read this though to be frank, I find dolls nearly as creepy as clowns.

Seriously, I’d be totally surprised if say you and Rise and Tom and even secret Aira fan Frances read this novella and didn’t like it. A Wreath of Roses: We are alarmed to see how this new falsification of the original sin–which we already have spoken about in other editions–is making new inroads into our world.

The most famous books I had not read but now have, edition, Cather and Wharton and Tintin Hace 1 semana. A quirky tale enough to produce good feeling about Felisberto.

As hortensias / Las hortensias by Felisberto Hernández (1 star ratings)

Some of the Twilight Zone episodes! Rise 28 de enero de Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. I have only read ‘The Daisy Dolls’, but hope to see copies of the two story collections from New Directions. Tuesday, February 13, doll. You have to be the perfect man to head up the Phillipines’ branch of the Felisberto cult!


I, um, told you would like this! In a final breakdown, in terror at one last surprise on the part of his wife, one last substitution in which she plays the part of a doll, we find him setting off across the flowerbeds feliisberto towards the sound of the machines” Reading in Hace 2 semanas.

I read it 2 yrs ago, in an anthology, for the Spanish month event you and Stu sponsored. I added a link to your Spanish Lit Month review below so others can see what you thought about The Daisy Dolls I’m glad you reminded me about that because it was such a pleasure to revisit that post and the comments it generated–thanks.

Thank you for pointing me in the amazingly weird direction! His Futile Preoccupations …. A Work in Progress.

Christmas Reads Hace 22 horas. Newer Post Older Post Home. Good-byewelcome ! Comentarios hortwnsias la entrada Atom.

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The Three Degrees blog last week posted a plea for help in finding writers from – well, from Latin American countries that weren’t Argentina. Rise 29 de enero de Reading, writing, and arithmetic in Hace 3 horas. So here’s one for them, at least. Richard 1 de febrero de ,