Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los. INTERTEXTUALITIES IN HORACIO QUIROGA’S. EL ALMOHAD6N DE conflicts and tensions in the intertext of EI almohadon de plumas that enhance the. Esto es un cortometraje y adaptacion del cuento El almohadón de plumas del escritor Horacio Quiroga. Producción: Taller de FotoPeriodismo – Puerto Rico.

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Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, It was so swollen that its mouth was barely pronounceable. Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed.

Anemia was diagnosed, completely unexplainable. Then her cries ceased, and she stood awhile with her head hidden against his neck, unmoving, wordless. If not, who is this translation credited to? Inside, the shining goracio of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. Among her most enduring hallucinations was an anthropoid ape almohqdon the rug, resting upon amlohadon knuckles with its eyes fixed onto hers.

For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy. In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice.


Thank you for the kind words. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. Did you translate this?

Fiore rated it liked it Nov 24, Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Only at night did life seem to leave her in new waves of blood. Jordan lifted it up; it was extraordinarily heavy. The servant lifted it up but immediately let it fall and stood looking down at it, pale and shaking.

Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if its long neglect heightened the resonating sound.

All day long the p,umas were kept on in the profoundly silent room. Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Without a doubt she would have wished less severity in their rigid heaven of love, more expansive feeling with cautious tenderness, but the almohadno countenance of her husband always restrained her desires.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise.


El Almohadón de Plumas

Lily rated it liked it Oct 21, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Adriana rated it liked it Sep 24, Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer. Dec 16, Natasha P.

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They brought it with them se over the dining room table Jordan gashed open the pillow cover. Open Preview See a Problem?

The doctors returned in vain.

She came down quirogq a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover. Yes, all translations are mine. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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