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There’s a problem loading this menu right now. This institution aspired to develop a national literature responsive to echeverrja country’s social and physical reality. These stories were thrilling to return to years after I first read them, years during which I read a lot of Argentine literature. Luisella rated it did not like it Mar 14, Become a LibraryThing Author. El matadero ; La cautiva. Losada October 1, Language: Dari Persingola rated it did not like it Apr 06, Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Get to Know Us. The poem is cliched and it shows how Echeverria’s upbringing in Buenos Aires and Europe gave him little connection and understanding with the echevverria of the rest of the country. I decided to acutiva it back to the early days of independent Argentina, and re-read a book I first read as an undergraduate taking a class on Argentine literature the semester before departing for a year of studies in Buenos Aires.

Their pursuit of him is not unline their pursuit of the escaped bull. Recently added by mmseipletrulopezkoremitsuM. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. When he crossed the ocean and returned to Argentina, he looked at the landscapes of his own country with his eyes and mind attuned to a certain interpretation of the plants, animals and people of his homeland.


Read in this light, “The Slaughterhouse” is a political allegory. The story begins in the Buenos Aires slaugterhouse, where after a long flood, cattle are being brought from the countryside for the slaughter.

Laa is saved by an Argentinian warrior named Brian! Rosario rated it did not like it Dec 31, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Return to Book Page. Maju rated it did not like it Oct 21, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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As I stared at my bookshelf, I realized I remembered very little about these two works. El matadero describes the arrival of a troop of cattle to a suburban Buenos Aires slaughterhouse during Lent, a time in which the city is starved for meat and suffering to the point that the benevolent dictator Rosas agreed to allow the recommencement of productive activities at the slaughterhouse.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. El matadero is about a slaughterhouse; La cautiva is about a captive, or two captives, and the desert.

Laura Barrera rated it did not like it Oct 01, Its more specific intention was to accuse Rosas of protecting the kind of thugs who murder the cultivated young protagonist at the Buenos Aires slaughterhouse. Lists with This Book. This page was last edited on 18 Septemberat Medio Artaud rated it did not like it Mar 12, They find water, but then a fire sweeps across the desolate landscape.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Customers who bought this item also bought. Katra, The Argentine Generation of I wanted to reacquaint myself with these two stories the former is a short story, the latter a narrative poem because I’ve become increasingly familiar with Argentine literature since I took this class, and I thought I’d find more to appreciate as I read them for a second time.

Nicolas rated it did not like it Jun 28, Explore the Home Gift Guide. They begin toying with him, and their games become increasingly cruel. Retrieved from ” https: The bull eventually exits the slaughterhouse and breaches the streets, and as he’s being brought to submission, the workmen come across a Unitario obliviously passing by on his way uptown. The hunger for animal flesh sets the stage for a later depiction of a different sort of hunger in the hearts of the laborers, who are described in their various roles in the early pages of the story.

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