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We’re featuring millions of arge reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Hensen, who I had never heard of, did a great job with the translation — the language works well in English, and I feel a poetry to the movement that reminds me of other translators I love Chris Andrews and Margeret Jill-Costa. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
El Arte de La Fuga
I have been holding this back thinking I was going to right a review worthy of ssrgio book, but life has intervened. Pitol does confuse life and literature, or rather, he is immersed in literary imagining, and his mind is populated mainly b The Literary Life as a Cocoon I bought this the moment I saw Vila-Matas had written an introduction.
Refresh and try again. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. I’m really far away from the cultural reference point of this book – lots of whole long essays on books I’ve never heard of by authors I’ve never heard of – but it a well-written, fuba read. Pitol—as especially the last essay of sdrgio book on Subcomandante Marcos and the Zapatista Army makes clear—never went in that direction.
I want to make it last for as long as I can. Sergio Pitol Demeneghi was a prominent Mexican writer and diplomat.
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The debut work in English by Mexico’s greatest and most influential living author and winner of the Cervantes Prize “the Spanish language Nobel”The Art of Flight artee the reader on a whirlwind tour of the world’s cultural capitals as Sergio Pitol looks back on his well-traveled life as a legendary author, translator, scholar, and diplomat. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase.
Its soft and gentle in a way, and it meanders like a river or a long walk does. Other books in the series. But even in these sections, it feels both intensely personal and also slightly mysterious and dreamlike. There are many stylistic shifts in the book, but they are unified by his voice.
You’ll love this book if you like that sort of writing. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About El arte de la fuga.
If you’re reading this book to gain insight on the life of Pitol, you Sergio Pitol, who I admit I’ve never heard of, was maybe an insightful thinker and maybe a wonderful novelist, but to me this “memoir” wasn’t a great read. Sometimes it’s better to have lost your glasses. Get to Know Us. I have to admit it took me a while to start it though.
El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Its serio feels musical and in fact, the spanish word “fuga” translates to both ‘flight’ and ‘fugue’, as the translator’s afterward points out. Whether he is having dinner with Mexican or Polish intellectuals, or combing through a bookshop in Eastern Europe, or discussing contemporary theater, he’s a great writer. Historia Del Llanto Alan Pauls. Vidas Perpendiculares Alvaro Enrigue.
Still, Pitol has a fascinating background. Readers of Spanish language fiction would know of the Miguel de Cervantes Prize.
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Su paso por Barcelona: The Art of Flight. However, I’ve definitely noticed liking some translators more than others, particularly when reading widely translated writers. Sometimes the threads of an author’s cocoon can be so fine, so capacious, that they seem like the air itself. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. See all 3 reviews. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I really wish i could have read some of this guys actual writings before i read his memoir, he’s obviously a very talented writer and this is a very good montage of his life of which parts of it are amazing, but as i only read english i am missing a whole bunch of his story, i don’t know his works at all!
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