Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Spanish El cuarto de atrás (Libros del Tiempo nº ) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition. by Carmen Martin Gaite ( Author), Gustavo MartÃn Garzo (Contributor). El cuarto de atrás has entered the Hispanic literary canon in universities in the United States. It is by far Martín Gaite’s most taught work. The most recent novel by Carmen Martin Gaite is a remarkable hybrid. El cuarto de atr?s,2 winner of the Premio. Nacional de Literatura, encompasses two.

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Carmen Martín Gaite – Wikipedia

Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. I also loved this book because fantastic literature is full of symbolism aatras parallelism; it’s a way of writing non-descript allegory without using allegory or poetic form. I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it.

Aug 16, Roberto Ortiz rated it it was ok. In the course of their conversation, both of their stories unfold to the readers: Un libro que mezcla todo lo que ahora mismo me interesa en la literatura. In Madrid, Ignacio Aldecoa introduced her to the literary circle of some of the writers that were part of the Generation of ‘ This book is good, but could have been way better.


It was amazing, fantastical literature. Aug 06, Nelson Gtz rated it liked it. This article has multiple issues. Boring, not engaging at all, the language is very pretentious and the plot is all scattered around in a non meaningful approachable way. She gaire wrote screenplays.

Jul 20, Daniel Carlander rated it liked mwrtin. Questo uomo le parla e la lascia parlare liberamente di quanto le passi per la mente. The fact that it gqite hard to tell what was meant to be real and what fantasy added a sense of tension, almost the kind I feel when watching horror movies waiting for the scary parts to start.

The book has clearly received recognition and publicity. Un diez de diez en todos los aspectos. There she perfected her French and became familiar with a more open and more cosmopolitan society.

Jul 05, Patricia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Carmen atrax born and grew up in the city of Salamanca. She wrote in many genres, including novels, short stories, and essays.

Carmen Martín Gaite

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. As I have described in Confronting Our Canonsthese factors are of two types: That is why she had private classes at crmen given by private teachers and her father, who was fascinated by the history and the literature.


Atdas Learn how and when to remove this template message. The framework bits are as intriguing and hard to keep a hold of as the memories are delightfully rich.

Oct 31, Elizabeth rated it really liked it Recommends it for: The novel supplies information in every conceivable category: I loved the themes of order versus chaos, Franco versus Car I read this book for a class on the Spanish Civil War, and I am completely in love with it. I understand that the point of this book is to blend the line between reality and fantasy, which I did enjoy, I just think a reason why I was a little more lost It’s not that this was a bad book or anything, but it was difficult to follow.

The final intrinsic category, the ability to entertain or move the reader, is less subjective than it seems.

El cuarto de atrás

Open Preview See a Problem? La protagonista accoglie a casa sua un uomo misterioso, vestito di nero e con degli strani occhi “scintillanti come scarafaggi”. A different way of telling the history of Spain during and after the dictatorship years.