Greguerias [Ramon Gomez De La Serna] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Greguerías [Ramón Gómez de la Serna] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Orbis. Barcelona. 21 cm. 96 p. Encuadernación en tapa. The “great Ramön Gömez de la Serna,”2 as Octavio Paz has called him, has among a “mark of genius” Ramön flaunted to the fullest in the gregueria, a new.
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Ramón Gómez de la Serna – Wikipedia
Osiris Oliphant rated it really liked it Mar 22, Write a customer review. The best example of his plays is “Los medios seres”, which was a failure in Madrid because the audience didn’t understand what it was about, and they weren’t too used to the avant-garde antics.
Romina added it Jan 15, Lists with This Book. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. There is often a tension, or slight melancholy as well. Gonzalez-Gerth uses way to many words to over-explain the concise challenge of the original: Serna published over 90 works in all literary genres. Justin marked it as to-read May 04, He began his literary career by writing journalistic gregueriaas in several Spanish newspapers, to which he contributed on and off up until the dawn of the Spanish Civil War.
Works of Ramon Gomez de la Serna
Agnieszka Parker rated it it was amazing Oct 08, Berna Labourdette rated it liked it Jul 05, gomdz This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In other projects Rakon Commons. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Sonya marked it as to-read Jan 20, Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.
Many grreguerias his works have been translated from Spanish into various languages, meaning that no matter where you are, you can always enjoy some of his work. Subhasree Basu marked it as to-read May 03, El par de huevos greguefias nos tomamos parece que son gemelos, y no son ni primos terceros. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Many were published in newspapers as well, helping to become one of the most well known writers in Spanish literature.
No trivia or quizzes yet. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. As you can see, these phrases are meant to be funny, and aren’t designed to carry some kind of meaning – just provide a humorous take on an aspect of everyday life.
Ramón Gómez de la Serna
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He looked at everyday animals, letters, implements, weather, etc and endowed these items with emotions, purpose, or an alternative self-awareness no one else had perceived. The Gregueria is especially able to grant a new and often humorous perspective. Still, you have amusing aphorisms that are unlike most you have seen in English. Peter rated it liked it Aug 10, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His critical and sarcastic personality is most visible in his short stories and novelsespecially in “El chalet de las rosas”an analysis on criminal behavior; or “El torero Caracho”which offers a grotesque vision of bullfighting.
Being so enthusiastic about anything new, he began to write plays with a surrealist aesthetic. Patrick marked it as to-read Nov 27, This was Spain’s most famous contribution to what Roger Shattuck has called ‘the banquet years’. View all 5 comments.
These were very popular as they were short and simple, and appealed to everyone, especially as they were so original and contained so much of the writer’s personal enthusiasm. Perhaps his editor made him do it, but one of them took the life out of a number of the English versions.
The translator, Miguel Gonzalez-Gerth, obviously knows Spanish and I barely hobble, but two of his choices I found very aggravating. He was also interested in folkloric Madrid and found a way of renovating Costumbrism.
Working through the Spanish is a good exercise in learning its figures of speech as well; I enjoyed trying the left page before I turned to the right for help. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Anglesey marked it as to-read Apr 24, These are delightful aphorisms by the Gomezz Ramon Gomez de la Serna, one of the Generation of David marked it grgeuerias to-read Sep 07, Return to Book Page. The Gregueria is especially able to grant a new and often humorous perspective.
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