COBRA BY SEVERO SARDUY*. TUNDRA, SCORPION, TOTEM, TIGER. —The initiation? —Yeah. Because to be a leader you have to pass through submission . Cobra and Matreiya has 69 ratings and 11 reviews. Nathan N.R. said: In Severo* Sarduy’s* Cobra, the alternation is that of two pleasures in a state of. Cobra has 35 ratings and 7 reviews. Borja said: Sobre lezamesca estupa, pagoda dorada de kilates bigger than life, se sentó el Autor y dispuso palabras d. .
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In addition to his own writing, Sarduy edited, published and promote Severo Sarduy was a Cuban poet, author, playwright, and critic of Cuban literature and art. Transgressing genres and genders, reveling in literal and figurative transvestism, these two novels are among the most daring achievements of postmodern Latin American fiction. Maitreya is one of the most radiant texts I have ever read, and the translation by Suzanne Jill Levine appears as seamless as a single ocean wave, spilling us from high elegance to low camp and back again without pause.
Bruce rated it did not like it Dec 16, Cobra seems to be more well-known but the inclusion of Maitreya is the real treat. Novel De donde son los cantantes. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
Cobra and Matreiya by Severo Sarduy
Ediciones de la Tempestad, Jan 24, Nicholas rated it it was amazing. I was less taken with Matreiya, for whatever reason. Where is this elsewhere?
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That’s why I love my book club. The dialogue can be as sharp as that of divas speculating cock size, but the sentences are sometimes as ornate as the spaces his characters inhabit, rambunctious as their makeup.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. But despite his unique voice and lyric prose, there’s definitely some major narrative coherence sacrificed for the poetic language. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.
Cobra is in fact a paradisiac text, utopian without sitea heterology by plenitude: Fionn rated it it was amazing Feb 21, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rowan rated it really liked it Feb 10, Sublime and visceral, bantering and humorous, mesmerizing. Severo Sarduy lets language sarrduy within the twilight of reason and allows life to dazzlingly reach into the darkest arrest of the night in order to spark the heavens with fireworks whose shadowplay becomes the very thrust of his novels.
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Read more Read less. Emily rated it it was ok Apr 20, Return to Book Page. La Maison de Rendez-Vous and Djinn: Maitreya continues the theme of metamorphosis, this sarvuy in the person of Luis Sardug, a humble Cuban-Chinese cook, who becomes a reincarnation of Buddha.
At times, Sarduy’s prose paints a rich, surrealistic landscape. In addition to his own writing, Sarduy edited, published and promoted the work of many other Spanish and Latin American authors first at Editions Seuil and then Editions Gallimard.
The constant metamorphoses of the characters become tiresome. Ryder American Literature Dalkey Archive. Singing from the Well Pentagonia. Fernanda rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Sarduy’s continual efforts to disorient the reader seem to serve no clear purpose. But it’s a quick read and a darduy slice of literature from someone I’ Note: El Libro de los Muertos escrito por los vivos. Views Read Edit View history.
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