Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Spanish El cuarto de atrás (Libros del Tiempo nº ) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition. by Carmen Martin Gaite ( Author), Gustavo MartÃn Garzo (Contributor). 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. 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.

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Aug 16, Roberto Ortiz rated it it was ok. Los viajes han perdido misterio. I just cannot pretend and say that I understood everything.


It seems this book had a lot of things I could enjoy but lost them all in the pace, for me so, so sadly hard to follow. Un romanzo si va formando senza martkn nessuno lo stia apparentemente scrivendo. Oct 31, Elizabeth rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Very reminiscent of Isabel Allende’s work: This book is good, but could have been way better.

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. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through carjen with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.


El cuarto de atrás by Carmen Martín Gaite

So much subtlety to it, and caarmen. In Madrid, Ignacio Aldecoa introduced her to the literary circle of some of the writers that were part of the Generation of ‘ Feb 22, Rossana rated it really liked it.

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A fantastic book where fantastic is a literary genre, not an exclamtioncentralized on the author’s memories of her time carmn up in the Franco regime.

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A different way of telling the history of Spain during and after the dictatorship years. Well, this looks weird. It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow.

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El cuarto de atrás

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. May 05, Aura rated it liked it. L’uomo vestito di nero le regala una “cajita dorada” che contiene delle pillole che disordinano la memoria. She also became interested in the theater, taking part as an actress in several plays.


She also wrote screenplays. The original postmodern narrating style just didn’t do anything for me.

I also did my master’s thesis on this book: View freely available titles: I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it. Just a bit difficult. When the morning comes, the thir Postmodern.

She wrote in many genres, including novels, short stories, and essays. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. A partly carmej, partly historical memoir of growing up in Spain during the Civil War and early Franco years. Pero al avanzar un poco el libro engancha. Autobiografia, libro di memorie, cuagto fantastico,romanzo di transizione della protagonista, dell’autrice e della Spagna del tempo. During the summer ofshe was awarded a grant by the University of Coimbrawhere she strengthened her interest for the Portuguese-Galician culture.