El Jarama [Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Rare book. Galardonada con el Premio Nadal y el Premio Nacional de la Crítica, El Jarama constituye uno de los hitos fundamentales de la narrativa española del siglo XX. Language: English. Brand new Book. During the Spanish Civil War, the River Jarama was the scene of a bloody, month-long battle, which ended in a stalemate.

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Autonomous Regions This section provides access to the contents in each autonomous region by browsing through maps. Ferlosio will be remembered as a novelist: In spite of the danchez 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 over the insignificance and superficiality of the city.

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. Paperback 1 raafael 8 Rights: First published inFerlosio’s work was well described as an example of “the novel as tape-recorder”. Portal for the promotion of Spanish culture. On the net Search this work on the net. Audience This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own sanfhez interests and socio-demographic profile.

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. In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more. Dedalus Foreign Rights Sales.


Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio

Ferlosio is the greatest living writer in Spain. Twenty years later it has become a favoured relaxation spot for picnics, families and lovers losing themselves for an afternoon.

Arts Council Fiction Group. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life. Calendar Plan your trip Favourites. He is an exceptional novelist, a man of outstanding moral identity and of an intellectual capacity like none other fer,osio Spain. It presents two opposing groups, a gang of youths from Madrid and a group of local people, who meet on efrlosio banks of the Jarama river in the Madrid region.

If I were to be asked one name, only one, from the Spanish post-war generation of writers, with the greatest possibilities of survival, that is to say, with standards of literary immortality, I would say, without a shadow of doubt, the name of Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio.

Towards the end there is a predictable ‘drama’, which rather detracts from the luminously observed ordinariness of the best parts of the book. This section provides access to all the contents in a personalised way, according to your own particular interests and socio-demographic profile. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio – Wikipedia

Visit us at Vimeo. 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. Modernism and Avant-garde movements The turn of the century brought new winds of modernity.


He is a rigorous thinker, original and not affected by samchez fashions.

The best and the most daring explorer of the soul of words. Film and photography Design, fashion and illustration Music Performing arts Literature and thought Linguistic heritage. It would be impossible to write the history of the novel for that period omitting El Jarama The River. Website designed by www. Like some dappled Impressionist canvas, but with grimmer undertones, the novel sends a pack of day-trippers from stifling Madrid out into the country, to chat, flirt, dream and remember by the Jarama.

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This work, a key reference for anyone interested in the social novel, was awarded the Nadal Prize inand the National Critics’ Award in Share Add to favourites. His Spanish is beautiful and he is a true craftsman of the good language. By way of a raafael of largely innocuous and inconsequential conversations between villagers and Madrilenos come to relax by the water’s edge, the author achieves a nonetheless utterly captivating realism even as he subtly introduces symbolist intimations of Civil War battles and death stalking the land.