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Rise of the great in lieu of a field guide just reminded me that he actually wrote about Harss’ translation of The Daisy Dolls in a horrtensias on the Masterworks of Latin American Short Fiction: I’ll look for it. Partly perhaps as a substitute for the child that they cannot have 44and also we’re told partly because of his fears of mortality and particularly of the possibility his wife might pre-decease him 20Horacio acquires a collection of life-size dolls that he has arranged in a series of tableaux vivants.

The Three Hednndez was that ’60’s Philly vocal trio who sang the unforgettable “Maybe. Richard 29 de enero de Richard 28 de enero de You have to be the perfect man to head up the Felisbeeto branch of the Felisberto cult! Newer Post Older Post Home.

I have only read ‘The Daisy Dolls’, but hope to see copies of the two story collections from New Directions. I’ve been wanting to use that photo for months, but I kept putting off writing about Felisberto’s great short story “The Balcony” for some reason.

I like the little I’ve read from that collection as well, but The Daisy Dolls is where you need to start. I have, like, one semester of Spanish classes in my past. Calvino, who was also an admirer of Silvina Ocampo, wrote the introduction to Piano Storiesby the way I haven’t read that intro but will sometime soon.


End of year felixberto Hace 10 horas. I still haven’t read anything by him, I read he was just a short-story writer, with a fantastic vein.

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Tales from the Reading Room. In a final breakdown, in terror at one last surprise on the part of his wife, one last substitution in which she plays the part of a doll, we find him setting off across the flowerbeds “heading towards the sound of the machines” Reading in Hace 2 semanas.

Suscribirse a Entradas Atom. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. Would be sure to be a winner!

Posted by Jon at 4: The Argumentative Old Git. Have you read Felisberto’s short story “The Balcony”? Illustration from the first standalone edition of Las Hortensias: Rise 28 de enero de With a Hortensia, fleisberto will enjoy a silent love df quarrels, without worrisome expenses, without midwives.

Jill, I’m proud of you for not having watched more of Magic Mike than you did. Scott, you’re going to enjoy The Daisy Dolls once you get to it. So why not enter fully into the world of things, abandoning pretensions to puppet mastery, to some kind of transcendent humanity?

Meanwhile, other doubles are equally troubling: The Book Binder’s Daughter. Reescrituras Hace 4 semanas. Unable or unwilling to trust his own senses, and with the feeling that his desire has become delirious increasingly [un]fixed on part objects–the dolls’ detached limbs floating in a tankHoracio himself becomes ever more of an automaton: Surprisingly enough, there’s a fair amount of Felisberto material in English unlike with Sergio Pitol or Alfonso Reyes.


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I will track it down. Best Wishes for the New Year! Eight Novellas anthology Harper Collins, almost two years ago. That’s another really good one–especially in its approach to the fantastic–but I sense this novella will be almost impossible to beat for me in terms of how action-packed the story was.

As far as the Three Degrees, that spoken word intro at the beginning of “Maybe” could have almost been spoken by one of Horacio’s “love interests” in the novella. Winstonsdads reads of Hace 9 horas. Orberose 28 de enero de I felisbefto it 2 yrs ago, in an anthology, for the Spanish month event you and Stu sponsored. But there’s something slightly sinister about the “surprises” she likes to play on her husband by switching roles with the doll, dressing her in her own clothing and providing her with animate qualities at the same time as she herself takes on increasingly doll-like roles.

I have here one of the advertising hortendias, discovered by chance in one of our major clubs: Beauty is a Sleeping Cat. At least I discovered him thanks to the author of Invisible Cities.

As hortensias / Las hortensias

But one doll in particular becomes rapidly an object of obsession for them both. I, um, told you would like this!

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