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by Josep Miquel Sobrer,Merce Rodoreda

eBook A Broken Mirror (European Women Writers) download ISBN: 0803290071
Author: Josep Miquel Sobrer,Merce Rodoreda
Publisher: Bison Books; 1 edition (April 1, 2006)
Language: English
Pages: 226
ePub: 1649 kb
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Category: Literature
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A Broken Mirror (European. has been added to your Cart. Mercè Rodoreda (1908–1983) has emerged as perhaps the most important fiction writer of the twentieth century in Catalan literature and is one of the most interesting writers of the contemporary Spanish literary world.

A Broken Mirror (European. She is primarily known in this country for her novel The Time of the Doves, published in English translation. Josep Miquel Sobrer is a professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University.

It's a book about multiple generations of women, their family and others related, time, decay, and memory. It's about legacy, and time's. Часто встречающиеся слова и выражения.

2006, A Broken Mirror (Mirall trencat) trans. Josep Miquel Sobrer (Lincoln, Nebraska: Bison Books). Mercè Rodoreda at Open Letter Books. 2009, Death in Spring (Mort i la primavera) trans.

by Mercè Rodoreda & translated by Josep Miquel Sobrer. Yet this carefree, exuberantly romantic woman produces a severe, uncompromising daughter, who in turn produces a weak-willed son. Once Teresa’s grandson is of an age to head the family, he has succumbed to depression and lives in poverty. The villa Teresa secured for her family falls into disrepair and passes from her family’s control.

Mercè Rodoreda: Mirall trencat (A Broken Mirror). The broken mirror analogy shows how the story is reflected from different perspectives. He loves Teresa but will not leave his wife. Though La plaça del Diamant (UK: The Pigeon Girl; US: The Time of the Doves) tends to have the best reputation of Rodoreda’s novels, I think that this one is superior. Though more or less told chronologically, the story does sometimes fill in gaps relating to earlier events. The matriarch of the family is Teresa Goday. Finally, Miquel and his wife adopt the child, Jesús, though, of course, the wife does not know that Miquel is the father.

Josep Miquel Sobrer is a professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University.

Mirall trencat was merged with this page. Merce Rodoreda (1908-1983) has emerged as perhaps the most important fiction writer of the twentieth century in Catalan literature and is one of the most interesting writers of the contemporary Spanish literary world.

Translated by Josep Miquel Sobrer. About the Author: Mercè Rodoreda (1908–1983) has emerged as perhaps the most important fiction writer of the twentieth century in Catalan literature and is one of the most interesting writers of the contemporary Spanish literary world.

Rodoreda’s book does just that A Broken Mirror by Mercè Rodoreda translated from the Catalan by Josep Miquel Sobrer University o. .

Rodoreda’s book does just that. This novel is a true artistic accomplishment, and at the risk of writing in jacket-copy speak, I have to say that this is a true modern classic that deserves a much wider audience. Tags: a broken mirror, catalan literature, cwp, merce rodoreda, university of nebraska press. Previous post Interesting Bookstore Collaboration.

Through this Broken Mirror, the reader sees events and characters spanning three generations and composing a kaleidoscopic family history ranging over six decades and turning upon events both intimate and historic-most notably the Spanish Civil War. Opening with Teresa Goday, the lovely. Opening with Teresa Goday, the lovely young fishmonger’s daughter married to a wealthy old man, the story shifts from one perspective to another, reflecting from myriad angles the founding of a matriarchal dynasty-and its eventual, seemingly inevitable disintegration.

Title: European women writers series. Personal Name: Sobrer, Josep Miquel. All rights are reserved by their owners. leave here couple of words about this book: Tags: Albanians. Download book A broken mirror Mirall trencat, Mercè Rodoreda ; translated and with an introduction by Josep Miquel Sobrer.

In its moment of great splendor the novel was held as a mirror of society: Mercè Rodoreda shatters that mirror in this, her most ambitious novel, which tells its story in brilliant fragments, a vision reflected and refracted and finally coming together in a richly articulated mosaic of life. Through this Broken Mirror, the reader sees events and characters spanning three generations and composing a kaleidoscopic family history ranging over six decades and turning upon events both intimate and historic—most notably the Spanish Civil War.

Opening with Teresa Goday, the lovely young fishmonger’s daughter married to a wealthy old man, the story shifts from one perspective to another, reflecting from myriad angles the founding of a matriarchal dynasty—and its eventual, seemingly inevitable disintegration. A family saga extending from the prosperous Barcelona of the 1870s to the advent of the Franco dictatorship, A Broken Mirror is finally also a novel about the inexorable passing of time.