Este libro de cuentos de Horacio Quiroga publicado en , en su primera publicación . 9) El perro rabioso (relato no incluido en siguientes ediciones). probablemente, la obra más difundida y apreciada de Quiroga. cuentos y excluye Los ojos sombríos, El infierno artificial y El perro rabioso. El perro rabioso. Español. Book ID: El perro rabioso. Book cover may Horacio Quiroga (23 books). Wikipedia: See this author on Wikipedia. Report error.

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I recommend three marvellous Uruguayan writers. Short Stories in Spanish. He suffered from mental disorder, and to dispel his bouts of tension and anxiety, he began to drink. It is the midday calm; soon it will probably be twelve o’clock.

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Mr Jones crossed it, nevertheless, swimming between the crackling dusty cane over the clay left by the floods, gasping with fatigue and the bitter vapour of nitrates. After Alicia’s death, a servant finds from her pillow a grotesque animal with hairy legs, a parasitic creature, swollen from blood it had sucked from her. The task of crossing, difficult even on a cool day, was very hard at this hour.

His own technique Quiroga presented in horacoo de cuentista perfecto’stressing the need for economy and intensity. A solid modernist, he rejected the folksy and sentimental culture that romanticised nature and the gaucho, and his eloquent brand of urban despair is so well turned that it remains vibrant and readable – see The Pit QuartetThe Pdrro and A Brief Life both Serpent’s Tail.

Quiroga committed suicide by cyanide on February 19,at a Buenos Aires clinic, after he was told he had cancer. But now they are not moving. horacuo


They are also a bit like Roald Dahl’s macabre tales for adults; the writing is ruthlessly crisp and concrete. He is a writer’s writer, not bothered by the need to create convincing plot, character, suspense or intrigue; an early story has among its characters an infinite horizontal line and a circumference that rolls along it.

Often in his fatalistic stories the protagonist is struck down by a fatal accident or fights against nature, but man rarely if ever wins out: His creatures are weird, savage and utterly inexpungeable from the mind. Uruguayan short story writer who has been compared to Edgar Allan Poe.

Like Borges the chicken inspector, or like the Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas exiled in New York, this most distinguished citizen and former director of the national library worked in a lowly capacity in his adopted country – as a doorman and a waiter.

He spent years creating his own system of shorthand, with the result that some of his work – and this would have delighted him – has never been deciphered. Quiroga accidentally shot and killed his friend in while they were inspecting a gun.

Cuentos de Amor de Locura y de Muerte

Both these children later killed themselves. Three marvellous Uruguayan writers.

Nature was for Quiroga a hostile element. He died in penury in – though he managed for many uoracio by playing the piano in local cinemas: Isn’t this banana plantation his plantation?

Despite a life – and body of work – engulfed by violent death his father was shot; perrl accidently killed his own friend; his stepfather, one of his wives, he himself and then both his children all committed suicideQuiroga is most widely read in Uruguay by children – especially his Cuentos de la Selva, or jungle tales.

Obsession with death, human weakness, and emphasis on bizarre situations marked Quiroga’s work. First, Horacio Quiroga Quiroga wrote over short stories.

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BIOGRAPHIES II: Horacio Quiroga

He planted cotton but the venture failed and he abandoned the project. In ‘El hombre muerto’ The Dead Man a man falls on a machete knife, he is dying, time stops, and he watches his surroundings with heightened senses. Alone with two children, Quiroga wrote a tender collection of children’s stories. In Paris he fell under the influence of the French symbolist movement and the works of Poe, although he also read extensively Chekhov and de Maupassant.

Despite his huge reputation, Onetti was imprisoned in a mental institution, and as soon as he was able he decamped for Spain. Though he lived for a decade after the end of military rule, Onetti never returned to Montevideo.

Cuentos de amor de locura y de muerte

Doesn’t he come here every day to clear the ground? Throughout his life, Quiroga was plague by his illnesses.

Publicado por Triunfo Arciniegas en 6: Who knows it as he does? Horacio Quiroga was born at Salto on the River Uruguay, into a middle-class family. He is one of the greatest animal writers ever. Quiroga’s diary from this period was published in He was an editor of Marcha, the great literary magazine dissolved by Uruguay’s military regime in the s.

With his family Quiroga moved to San Ignacio, Misiones.

Juan Carlos Onetti is considered by many to be Uruguay’s finest writer.