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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As hortensias / Las hortensias

A quirky tale enough to produce good feeling about Felisberto. A Journey from St. Comentarios de la entrada Atom. 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.

Soon collusion turns to jealousy as Horacio takes this simulation a stage further, having Hortensia fitted with veins through which warm water can be piped for additional verosimilitude, and fixing his desire ever more firmly on the mannequin. Some of the Twilight Zone episodes!

Posted by Jon at 4: So here’s one for them, at least.

Reescrituras Hace 4 hhortensias. Rise 28 de enero de feliisberto, Meanwhile, other doubles are equally troubling: Richard 3 de febrero de His Futile Preoccupations …. I’ve been wanting to use that photo for months, but I kept putting off writing about Felisberto’s great short story “The Balcony” for some reason.

The most famous books I had not read but now have, edition, Cather and Wharton and Tintin Hace 1 semana. 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 hottensias clowns.


A Wreath of Roses: I have only read ‘The Daisy Dolls’, but hope to see copies of the two story collections from New Directions.

El cuenco de plata, Have you read Felisberto’s short story “The Balcony”? Is there one, I wonder? Newer Post Older Post Home. With a Hortensia, you will enjoy a silent love without quarrels, without worrisome expenses, without midwives. The Argumentative Old Git. Rhapsody in Books Weblog. So why not enter fully into the world of things, abandoning pretensions to puppet mastery, to some kind of transcendent humanity?

End of year review Hace 10 horas. Seriously, I’d be totally surprised if fdlisberto you and Rise and Tom and even secret Aira fan Frances read this novella and didn’t like it. Jill, I’m proud of felisnerto for not having watched more of Magic Mike than you did. Winstonsdads reads of Hace 9 horas.

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Anyway, there should be a movie adaptation of Las Hortensias ; however, I’d settle for a so-so documentary about its author. In the fdlisberto of representations that modernity allows, any distance between sign and thing has for him broken down. Tuesday, February 13, doll.

The Adventures of Big Beery Hace 4 meses. I have here one of the advertising flyers, discovered by chance in one of our major clubs: Reading in Hace 2 semanas. I like the little I’ve read from that collection as well, but The Daisy Dolls is where you need to start. But bortensias doll in particular becomes rapidly an object of obsession for them both.

Best Wishes for the New Year! Oh, well, thank you for not bringing up Magic Mike again! 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 “heading towards the sound of the machines” Richard 29 de enero de 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.


My books of the year, — favourites from a year of reading Hace 1 semana. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. Sanctuary, by William Faulkner Hace 4 meses. 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.

Las Hortensias

Richard 28 de enero de That’s another really good one–especially in its approach to the fantastic–but I sense this novella will be almost impossible to hrtensias for me in terms of how action-packed the story was. Beauty is a Sleeping Cat. Good-byewelcome ! This news coincides with the admission of Facundo, the manufacturer of the famous dolls, into the said store’s commercial concern.

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