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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. Originally published inthis stunning account of Spanish history and individual lives set against a river that has flowed throughout, is the first English translation of a European classic.
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Ferlosio will be remembered as a novelist: Paperback 1 17 8 Rights: Calendar Plan your trip Favourites. This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile. Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio Translator: Follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Styles In this section you can search all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more.
In this section you can rafasl all our contents throughout the different stages in the history of art in Spain, to find styles such as Baroque, Gothic, Mudejar and many, many more. Published inand influenced by Italian neo-realism, the action in this third-person narrative takes place over the course of 16 hours.
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But the scene of such carnage is never far from its next victim and The River listens to conversations of ordinary and profoundly recognisable lives. Travel planner Save time and effort.
Towards the end there is a predictable ‘drama’, which rather detracts from the luminously observed ordinariness ferlosiio the best parts of the book. 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.
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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. It would be impossible to write the history of the novel for that period omitting El Jarama The River. Twenty years later it has become a favoured relaxation spot for picnics, families and lovers losing themselves for an afternoon.
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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 jaraama the insignificance and superficiality of the city. He is an exceptional novelist, a man of outstanding moral identity and of an intellectual capacity like none other in Spain. Interactive map All cultural resources at a glance.
Ferlosio is the greatest living writer in Spain. 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. Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity. This work, a key reference for anyone interested in the social novel, was awarded the Nadal Prize inand the National Critics’ Award in 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.