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View all 10 comments. Literature portal Cuba portal Poetry portal. The first half of “The Doorman” is actually very comical, even “Confederacy of Dunces” like in its parody. I took it as a parody of the endless conflicting demands by citizens of a democracy.
This is a sort of magical realism fable written in about by Cuban author Arenas. In interviews, his autobiography, and in some of his fiction work itself, Arenas draws explicit connections between his own life experience and the identities and fates of his protagonists.
I want to encourage the Cuban people abroad as well as on the Island to continue fighting for freedom Books by Reinaldo Arenas. Con una prosa muy rica, Arenas construye un relato que raya en lo surreal. In this afenas was made into a filmdirected by Julian Schnabelin which Arenas was played by Javier Bardem.
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I want to encourage the Cuban people abroad as well as on the Island to continue fighting for freedom Dispatched from the UK in 3 business days When will my order arrive? Inas part of the Mariel Boatlift, he fled to the United States.
The attempt failed and he was rearrested aremas imprisoned at the notorious El Morro Castle alongside murderers and rapists. Arenas is a master.
Inhe was sent to prison after being charged and convicted of ‘ideological deviation’ and for publishing abroad without official consent.
Feb 20, Hyram Sempere rated it really liked it. Una de las mejores novelas de narrativa cubana de los His arrnas and openly gay lifestyle were, bybringing him into conflict with the Communist government. However, his attempts to smuggle his work out of prison were discovered and he was severely punished.
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Due to my delicate state of health and to the terrible depression that causes me not to be able to continue writing and struggling for the freedom of Cuba, I am ending my life I also acquired some new vocabulary words: He was able to collect enough paper this way to continue his writing. Want to Read saving…. Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. However, his attempts to smuggle his work out of prison were discovered and he was severely punished.
Well written tale that mixes reality, philosophy and humor perfectly. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
He escaped from prison and tried to leave Cuba by launching himself from the shore on a reinapdo inner tube. He survived by helping the inmates to write letters to wives and lovers.
Reinalro writing style itself is not particularly inventive, literary or engaging — bland, linear and slightly juvenile. Tanto los humanos como los animales no se ponen de acuerdo sobre el regreso.
El Portero : The Doorman
We have a man who is obsessed with eating and handing out candy. Nicolas rated it really liked it Oct 22, The second is a reinalco series of animals presenting their views of the world every bit as self-centeredly as the humans they share the building with.
Pretty interesting and twisted!!
His satire is delectable. I skimmed the end because Arenas’ writing, while beautifully rendered, became somewhat too pandering and, honestly, boring.
This occurs after extended debate among the animals reinalvo which they air their special interests for a new homeland — water, forest, tropical, desert, etc. If it’s saying what I think it’s saying. Burla al exilio, a los gays, a la cultura norteamericana.
He will meet an extravagant gallery of characters, porgero Its essence is the attempt of everyone to proselytize each other, in a variety of ways. Views Read Edit View history.
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I don’t want to give anything away, but it gets weird. Cuba will be free. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.