With his surgical intelligence, Juan José Arreola exposes the shams and Confabulario total, –, of which this book is a translation. En este Confabulario -compuesto con cuentos y prosas de muy dufentes facturas e intenciones–, Juan Jose Arreola nos ofrece las diversas y fascinantes. Juan José Arreola Zúñiga (September 21, – December 3, ) was a Mexican writer In , Arreola published Confabulario, widely considered to be his first great work. It was awarded the Jalisco Literary Prize in The following.

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This biting commentary on the follies of mankind by a noted Mexican author cuts deeply yet leaves readers laughing—at themselves as well as at others. Although some of the pieces have a noticeably Mexican orientation, most of them transcend strictly regional arroela to interpret the social scene in aspects common to all civilized cultures. Schade — was Professor of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Texas at Austin and was a noted translator.


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Birds of Prey The Water Buffalo The Bird Spider Figment of a Dream The Camel Family Alarm for the Year Allons voir si la rose The Language of Cervantes Achtungl Lebende Tiere The Last Wish Flower of Ancient Rhetoric The Map of Lost Objects Mad with Love Im Telling You the Truth Small Town Affair The Song of Peronelle Sinesius of Rhodes The Prodigious Milligram The Condemned One My Daily Bread Notes Full of Rancor Balthasar Gerard News Item from Liberia A Tamed Woman A Pact with the Devil Parable of the Exchange Letter to a Shoemaker The Crow Catcher Common terms and phrases abandoned adobes allowance angels anthill ants Arreola asked axolotl Baby H.

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