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The protagonist, Jose Fernandez de Sotomayor y Andrade reads a journal he had written sometime before while in Paris to a circle of intimate friends. His partly autobiographical novel De sobremesa After-Dinner Chat was also published posthumously. Write a customer review. He was already a dandy at a precocious age. But amidst this dissipation, the protagonist falls in love with an adolescent to whom he attributes the greatest innocence and purity, although he has never spoken with her and knows litter about her.

What makes this novel stand out is the shear volume of references and complex emotions that are presented within its pages. Get to Know Us. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Back in frame, with friends in conversation. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Retrieved from ” https: She suffered from consumption illness. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Everything is surreal-ly beautiful, like a fairy tale. Filled with abundant references to art, philosophy, and a variety of great thinkers of the age, this novel reveals to the reader the concerns of those troubled souls who attmepted to deal with their crisis of faith jos writing.

He was additionally morbidly sensitive and this, along with his difficult life, inspired his melancholy poetry, collected and published after his death. Subscribe to my Channel. A photo posted by Rease Kirchner indecisivetraveler on Feb 17, at 2: Death is not more mysterious or horrible than life.


Please try again later. Felt like he was dying. Frame, with friends in conversation.

Weird History: The Story of José Asunción Silva

At twelve, he wore a velvet suit, leather gloves, bouffant silk ties, a silver watch hanging from a gold chain, and he had an ivory case for his visiting cards.

Links In Spanish Los Poetas. Once there, he was encouraged by his fellow writers to dedicate himself to his poetry. Incapable of paying his family’s enormous debts, Silva accepted a diplomatic post in Caracas. The study analyzes the different roles of the character in the story to prove that the sense of unity is built by centering the text technically and thematically on the protagonist in its different roles. Interlaken, 5 August, nighttime. What Franco says Chapter 6. This dissertation determines and analyzes the formal and thematic aspects of the text that underlie its apparently disordered structure.

Paris, 3 de junio: There are many reasons for his suicide, including the death of his sister Elvira, the loss of almost all his work when his ship sank near a quay in the Caribbean sea, and his debts. Has been sending out telegrams searching for young Helen, who he has continued obsessively idealizing.

This kid started writing romantic poems at the age of 10 and by 12 he was showing up at school dressed in a velvet suit and wearing leather gloves and a silk tie. A Media Voz Twenty-three selected poems. Replace the leather gloves with some black nail polish and the notebook and pen for a guitar and a pick and there you have it — Emo Jose.

Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: His European trip then becomes a quest for an ideal being who less resembles a real-life woman than a pre-Raphaelite painting. Inmany of Silva’s works, including his principal work of prose, were lost in a shipwreck.

She wanted to give him a trade of some less valuable jewels for the necklace until she could pay him for it, but he just wanted to give it to her. But, she escapes and he drugs himself with opio. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


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Death haunted his family; an uncle had committed suicide, his paternal grandfather had been murdered, and at ten, when he wrote his first poem, he had witnessed the deaths of three of his five siblings.

I Begins with a slow, detailed description of the scene. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. All written in a hypothetical future tense. Disputation Defence date When he goes to see her he is horrified because he sees all sorts of things that remind him of Helen a bouquet of flowers, a butterflyso he leaves.

When he talks about the furniture and clothing he has, quite clear that he is wealthy. Sobre el autor y la obra.

He returned eleven months later, laden with books and silvx more a dandy, praising the decadent symbolists for their cult of death, aristocratic outlook, tendency to suggest rather than name, use of words for their sound value, excessive self-analysis, and mystical idealism. He experimented with innovative rhythms in order to better express his intimate, emotional experience but his poetic style remained unaffected and natural.

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The text of the diary occupies most of the novel. Doctor tells him again to quit dreaming and get his life in asunciob. London, 11 de octubre. The text presents a great deal of fragmentation on the surface level: