12 hours ago 1 Jan El Entenado by Juan José Saer,, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. BY JUAN JOSE SAER: PARATEXTUALITY. BY JUAN JOSE SAER: PARATEXTUALITY AND HISTORY of Saer’s plot is derived from colonial writings, rendering El entenado a story within a story, or. Juan José Saer (June 28, – June 11, ) was one of the most important Argentine – () () ISBN ; El entenado () ISBN – () ISBN ; The event translated by.

Author: Zolodal Telabar
Country: Uganda
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 16 August 2006
Pages: 136
PDF File Size: 18.35 Mb
ePub File Size: 9.30 Mb
ISBN: 133-4-68506-152-8
Downloads: 65098
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Vushura

The narrator describes an odd habit he picks up while performing the spectacle of his captivity:. Want to Read saving…. Rather, cannibalism is a metaphysical, spiritual symbol that serves as a vehicle for existentialist musings. Por eso que cada noche, a la luz menguante de una vela, el narrador, ya anciano, lejos del grumete que fue, va raspando el papel con su pluma, como quien rasca la entegnado.

Thanks for telling us muan the problem. So I had to speculate, if the subject matter was a waer one, will this writing have the same impact on me? Believe me you’ll need an iron stomach to digest this. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Provide feedback about this page. Cami Daffunchio marked it as to-read Nov 28, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

El mundo, a los recuerdos, les proporciona una fecha y un espesor: Explore the Home Gift Guide. There are no discussion topics on this saeer yet. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So at the end I’m left with something, maybe alot, but also with a fair share of juah and reservation.

What does it truly mean to be primitive, like those now mostly vanished peoples of the Americas whom we displaced?

El entenado by Juan José Saer

Still, it seems a funny kind of vision to have dwelt on so intently, an over-inflated short story or novella, vivid but claustrophobic, a too-long exposition of a too-narrow concept, which threatens to explode from its own internal pressure.


However, each witness is also soon placed into a canoe and sent away shortly after the hangover period has ended though the boy remains.

Two notable quotes from this book there are several: Unfortunately, I just don’t like the writing style. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Juan José Saer – Wikipedia

This analysis is among the most powerful sequences in 20th century literature. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It is a fine psychological portrait of estrangement and a meditation on how reality can often feel the least substantial thing in the universe. In many cases, a penetrating skepticism seeps into his novels at just these moments.

Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It pricks you into smartly guessing that it is told by an unreliable narrator, but then you realize that he is not unreliable enough to disbelieve him. Oct 17, Claudio rated it really liked it. He had recently retired from his position as a lecturer at the University of Rennes, and had almost finished his final novel, La Grandewhich has since been published posthumously, along with a series of critical articles on Latin American and Jjan writers, Trabajos ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Still, it seems a funny kind of vision to have dwelt on so intently, an over-inflated enhernado story or novella, vivid but claustrophobic, a too-long entenad of a too-narrow concept, which threatens to explode from its own internal pressure. This analysis is among the most powerful sequences in 20th century literature.

It is history looked at from the wrong end of a telescope, but the telescope is cloudy on both ends.

The Witness by Juan Jose Saer

It’s too bad Saer is not better known died not too long ago. This was my fourth novel in Spanish.


Customers who bought this item also bought. Classification by girth is acknowledged to have its defects, yet there is an alluring simplicity to it that comes to seem like common sense: In the tenth year the tribe spots a second European expedition and immediately tumbles the narrator into a canoe and sets him down the river to be picked up.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. When a larger party of Spanish is sighted, the Indians send the narrator down river in a canoe, where he is picked up by conquistadores and entrusted to a priest.

In the yeara first installment of his previously unpublished working notebooks were edited and published as “Papeles de trabajo” by Seix Barral in Argentina. But danger lurks as his ghost-filled past comes back saet haunt him in ways he could have never imagined. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

El entenado

It starts off a sort of Robinson Crusoe story, a young sailor crash lands on an island in the Americas and the whole crew are enternadi by Indians, with the exception of him. Una lectura distinta a la que acostumbro. To ask other readers questions about The Witnessplease sign up.

Inhe moved to Paris and taught literature at the university in Rennes, Brittany. Archived from the original on July 6, Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I wanted to force the audience to realize it was all a fraud, but my stratagems made not a jot of juna to their response.

It is constantly deconstructing all the things that need deconstruction—the self, history, morality, sexuality, civilization—but nothing falls apart enough.

Posted In Art