El concierto y el eclipse / Augusto Monterroso. Author: Monterroso, Augusto [ Browse]; Format: Book; Language: Spanish; Published/​Created: Mexico. The collection includes La Viuda by Luis Girarte, El Concierto by Augusto Monterroso, ¿Quiere usted rabiar conmigo? by Gonzalez Suarez. It is a short story I need to read and every time I search for it on google or bing I get redirected! I have been looking for an hour now. If it helps.

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To this end he founded the newspaper El Espectador with a group of other writers.

Together, they reveal Monterroso as a foundational author of the new Latin American narrative. What does this Russian saying about drinking mean?

Could somone augusro me a link? I would liken his short stories to some of Borges’ more accessible ones, with the added dimension of political commitment. Harm to minors, violence or threats, harassment or privacy invasion, impersonation or misrepresentation, fraud or phishing, show more. However, I kept reading because once in a while a certain piece would captivate me. Return to Book Page.

Shortly after his arrival in Mexico, the revolutionary government of Jacobo Arbenz triumphed in Guatemala, and Monterroso was assigned to a minor post in the Guatemalan embassy in Mexico. If, unlike me, you were enamored by this collection, then I have a recommendation for you: Delightful as it may be to read such elegantly constructed sentences in the original Spanish, it was a real struggle to render this literary effect into English.


Pedro rated it liked it Dec 29, Answer Questions Native English speakers, could you please help me with these issues:? Alan Sobrino rated it liked it Sep 26, It is in spanish by monnterroso way.

Yet behind scathing allusions to the weaknesses and defects of the artistic and intellectual worlds, they show his generous and expansive sense of compassion. The story reads, in its entirety:. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He died due to heart failure at the age of 81, in Mexico City. Can you write 8 random letters? Views Read Edit View history.

Any of auguzto 4 would be great. But then Monterroso’s restlessness in both form and theme would once again test the boundaries of my attention span, and leave me wishing for a bit more continuity. Imagine Jonathan Swift and James Thurber exchanging notes.

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You changed the language from english to spanish so change it back to english? It took several drafts to reproduce this. This piece is not as much a commentary on the author and his most famous fiction but rather more a look at the strangeness of translating this auvusto devilish short story. Retrieved from ” https: In he returned definitively to Mexico City, where he would occupy various academic and editorial posts and continue his work as a writer for the concierot of his life.

I can’t find El Concierto by Augusto Monterroso. Could somone send me a link?

They’re a monument, if that isn’t the wrong word, to this entertaining author’s trademark ‘concision and wit. I liked the book, though there were some stories were the POV wasn’t clear, and was moving and changing all the cncierto, it concirto a little bit difficult to understand. Chat or rant, adult content, spam, insulting other members, show more. I can’t find El Concierto by Augusto Monterroso. Yet some compromises have to made in translation lest both the letter and spirit of the text be lost.


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These mostly short pieces are often fragmented, but it’s difficult to distinguish between the possible intentionality of that fragmentation and maybe just a drifting off in interest on the part of the author. He took the greatest aesthetic pleasure from counting, one by one, the hairs of the beard and moustache and looking straight into the pair of half-ironic eyes that seemed to smile at him, pleased by his deference.

Otto Zambrano rated it liked it Aug 08, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Pero no son esas siete palabras el relato, sino solamente su comienzo. Keep it short and sweet.