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.

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Views Read Edit View history. Un libro que mezcla todo lo que ahora mismo me interesa en la literatura. May 31, Irene Gaia Turina rated it really liked it. 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. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: I also bought this online so I thought I should finish reading this even gaute understanding half of it.

Feb 10, Katie Stafford rated it liked it. 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. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Her maternal grandparents were from Orense and her mother was also born in this province of Spain.

I understand that the point of this book is to cuart the line between reality and fantasy, which I did enjoy, I just think a reason why I was a little more lost than I should have been was because I was reading it in my 2nd language – Spanish.

She also became interested in the theater, taking part as an actress in several plays. Jan 16, K.


El cuarto de atrás by Carmen Martín Gaite

Los distintos estratos de la realidad, con sus recuerdos, y sus historias. When the morning comes, the third character, the daughter of cuaryo writer shows up and they find a manuscript of a novel entitled “The Back Room” and its first line is the same as this book’s.

The three stars are really only sour grapes. Aug 16, Roberto Ortiz rated it it was ok. It was amazing, fantastical literature. Fe are no discussion topics on this book yet.


Feb 22, Erin rated it it was amazing Shelves: Stay away from it. The novel supplies information in every conceivable category: These criteria are the factors that make a work canonical. The book has clearly received recognition and publicity. Feb 21, Atrae rated it really liked it Shelves: That is why she had private classes at home given by private teachers and her father, who was fascinated by the history and the literature.

Boring, not engaging at all, the language is very pretentious and the plot is all scattered around in a non meaningful approachable way. There she perfected her French and became familiar with a more open and more cosmopolitan society.

La protagonista accoglie a casa sua un uomo misterioso, vestito di nero e con degli strani occhi “scintillant In Madrid, Ignacio Aldecoa introduced her to the literary circle of some of the writers that were part of duarto Generation of ‘ The final intrinsic category, the ability to entertain or move the reader, is less subjective than it seems.

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. In the course of their conversation, both of their stories unfold to the readers: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves.


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’. I just cannot pretend and say that I understood everything.


Very reminiscent of Isabel Allende’s work: No atas or quizzes yet. Ci troviamo di fronte ad uno stream of consciousness che occupa cuarho libro. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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. Aug 06, Nelson Gtz rated it liked it.

I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it. Once you get moving with the first few pages, I found it impossible gaife stop reading. This book is good, but could have been way better. Just a bit difficult. Feb 22, Rossana rated it really liked it.

Carmen Martín Gaite – Wikipedia

Then “a man in black” who is a journalist comes to gaitee the writer and in the process tells his own partly demonic, partly fantastic stories. These trips were the base of her connection with Galicia and its culture.

So much subtlety to it, and implication. This article needs additional citations for verification.

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