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El Jarama [Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Galardonada con el Premio Nadal y el Premio Nacional de la Crítica, El Jarama constituye uno de los hitos fundamentales de la narrativa española del siglo XX. Language: English. Brand new Book. During the Spanish Civil War, the River Jarama was the scene of a bloody, month-long battle, which ended in a stalemate.

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Dedalus Foreign Rights Sales. Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio Translator: He is an exceptional novelist, a man of outstanding moral identity and of an intellectual capacity like none other in Spain.

Cultural routes Cities, towns and villages Fiestas and traditions Artists and creators Outstanding works. This work, a key reference for anyone interested in the social novel, was awarded the Nadal Prize inand the National Critics’ Award in Like a rafae by Eugene O’Neill, nothing much happens but everything is revealed.

Ferlosio is the greatest living writer in Spain.

Arts Council Fiction Group. Topics In this section you can search among all our contents raael topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

It presents two opposing groups, a gang of youths from Madrid and a group of local people, who meet on the banks of the Jarama river in the Madrid region. Twenty years later it has become a favoured relaxation spot for picnics, families and lovers losing themselves for an afternoon.


Although written under Franco’s regime, and consequently social realist in genre, The River manages to subtly hint at the unresolved conflicts of the past, and tiny, specific details unfurl into whole vistas of grief and deprivation.

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It would be impossible to write the history of the novel for that period omitting El Jarama The River. Film and photography Design, fashion and illustration Music Performing arts Literature and thought Linguistic heritage.

Original title El Jarama. I cannot imagine a more deserved Premio Cervantes winner. A dialogue-driven portrait of Spaniards at play, The River — published with Franco’s tyranny still in full spate – also acts as a sly political fable, as the Jarama site of a bloody Civil War battle slowly yields its secrets.

Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Share Add to favourites. Rafeal the scene of such carnage is never far from its next victim and The River listens to conversations of ordinary and profoundly recognisable lives. This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile.

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In spite of the novel’s lack of action, which is only interrupted by the death of one of the youths, the author’s objective is to highlight the superiority of nature over the insignificance and superficiality of the city.

Travel planner Save time and effort. Published inand influenced by Italian neo-realism, the action in this sanvhez narrative takes place over the course of 16 hours.


Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio

Interactive map All cultural resources at a glance. The Spanish civil war was the setting for a bloody month long battle between the Republicans and the Nationalists during which nearly fifty thousand lives were lost across the River Jarama. He is a rigorous thinker, original and not affected by literary fashions.

The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life. His Spanish is beautiful and he is a true craftsman of the good language.

Paperback 1 17 8 Rights: Styles In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different ferrlosio in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.

Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. Towards the end there is a predictable ‘drama’, which rather detracts from the luminously observed ordinariness of the best parts of the book. Taking place on jarzma single sweltering August Sunday, Sanchez Ferlosio’s excellent novel reads almost like a script, so privileged a position does it accord dialogue.


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