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Este libro de cuentos de Horacio Quiroga publicado en , en su primera publicación . 9) El perro rabioso (relato no incluido en siguientes ediciones). probablemente, la obra más difundida y apreciada de Quiroga. cuentos y excluye Los ojos sombríos, El infierno artificial y El perro rabioso. El perro rabioso. Español. Book ID: El perro rabioso. Book cover may Horacio Quiroga (23 books). Wikipedia: See this author on Wikipedia. Report error.

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They are also a bit like Roald Dahl’s macabre tales for adults; the writing is ruthlessly crisp and concrete. In ‘El hombre muerto’ The Dead Man a man falls on a machete knife, he is dying, time stops, quifoga he watches his surroundings with heightened senses. He was an editor of Marcha, the great literary magazine dissolved by Uruguay’s military regime in the s.

It is the midday calm; soon it will probably be twelve o’clock. Who knows it as he does? Both these children later killed themselves. Despite his huge reputation, Onetti was imprisoned in a mental institution, and as soon as he was able he decamped for Spain. With his family Quiroga moved to San Ignacio, Misiones. Though he lived for a decade after the end of military rule, Onetti never returned to Montevideo.

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Quiroga became enchanted by the wild region and he spent the larger part of his life in remote jungle regions, first not in Misiones, but in Chano province, where he settled in He is one of the greatest animal writers ever. Isn’t this banana plantation his plantation? Uruguayan short story writer who has been compared to Edgar Allan Poe. I recommend three marvellous Uruguayan writers. Despite a life – and body of work – engulfed by violent death his father was shot; he accidently killed his own friend; his stepfather, one of his wives, he himself and then both his children all committed suicideQuiroga is most widely read in Uruguay by children – especially his Cuentos de la Selva, or jungle tales.


His creatures are weird, savage and utterly inexpungeable from the mind. In Paris he fell under the influence of the French symbolist movement and the works of Poe, although he also read extensively Chekhov and de Maupassant.

BIOGRAPHIES II: Horacio Quiroga

He spent years creating his own system of shorthand, with the result that some of his work – and this would have delighted him – has never been horaclo. Like Borges the chicken inspector, or like the Cuban writer Reinaldo Arenas exiled in New York, this most distinguished citizen and former director of the national library worked in a lowly capacity in uoracio adopted country – as a doorman and a waiter.

But now they are not moving.

He planted cotton but the venture failed and he abandoned the project. He died in penury in – though he managed for many years by playing the piano in local cinemas: A simple walk through a cane-brake could be exhausting: Publicado por Triunfo Arciniegas en 6: Quiroga wrote over short stories. His own technique Quiroga presented in ‘Manual de cuentista perfecto’stressing the need for economy and intensity.

A solid modernist, he rejected the folksy and sentimental culture that romanticised nature and the gaucho, and his eloquent brand of urban despair is so well turned that it remains vibrant and readable – see The Pit QuartetThe Shipyard and A Brief Life both Serpent’s Tail. Quiroga’s diary from this period was published in Short Stories in Spanish. Nature was for Quiroga a hostile element.

The task of crossing, difficult even on a cool day, was very hard at this hour.


Three marvellous Uruguayan writers. Alone with two children, Quiroga wrote a tender collection of children’s stories.

Mr Jones crossed it, nevertheless, swimming between the crackling dusty cane over the clay left by the floods, gasping with fatigue and the bitter vapour of nitrates.

Horacio Quiroga was born at Salto on the River Uruguay, into a middle-class family. Quiroga committed suicide by cyanide on February 19,at a Buenos Aires clinic, after he was told he had cancer. Doesn’t he come joracio every day to clear the ground?

First, Horacio Quiroga Obsession with death, human weakness, and emphasis on bizarre situations marked Quiroga’s work. He suffered from mental disorder, and to dispel his bouts of tension and anxiety, he began to drink. He is a writer’s writer, not bothered by the need to create convincing plot, character, suspense or intrigue; an early story has among its characters an infinite horizontal line and a circumference that rolls along it.

Throughout his life, Quiroga was plague by his illnesses. Often in his fatalistic stories the protagonist is struck down by a fatal accident or fights against nature, but man rarely if ever wins out: In Quiroga returned to Buenos Aires with his children, but continued to visit his property in Misiones.

Cuentos de amor de locura y de muerte

Juan Carlos Onetti is considered by many to be Uruguay’s finest writer. After Alicia’s death, a servant finds from her pillow a grotesque animal with hairy legs, a parasitic creature, swollen from blood it perrro sucked from her. Quiroga accidentally shot and killed his friend in while they were inspecting a gun.