Decálogo del perfecto cuentista y Manual del perfecto cuenti Uploaded by Nana Ruiz . El Almohadón de Plumas Horacio Quiroga. Uploaded by. Horacio Quiroga. (). Decálogo del perfecto cuentista. I. Cree en un maestro —Poe, Maupassant, Kipling, Chejov— como en Dios mismo. II. Cree que. HORACIO QUIROGA. DECÁLOGO DEL PERFECTO CUENTISTA. – Reservados todos los derechos. Permitido el uso sin fines comerciales. como en Dios.

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If you’re able to revive it exactly as it was, you’re halfway down the road to art. As much as you can, resist imitation, but imitate if the influence is too strong. Don’t write under the influence of emotion. Believe that your art is an inaccessible peak. Edgar Allan PoeAmerican short-story writer, poet, critic, and editor who is famous for his cultivation of mystery and the macabre. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Qiuroga Exploring Britannica Bob Dylan. Posted by Daniel Ausema at 9: The work generally recognized as his masterpiece, Anacondaportrays on several levels—realistic, philosophical, and symbolic—the battles of the snakes in the tropical jungle, the nonpoisonous anaconda and the poisonous viper.

There is no other way to bring your stories to life. Rudyard KiplingEnglish short-story writer, poet, and novelist chiefly remembered for his celebration of British imperialism, his tales and poems of British soldiers in India, and his tales for children. We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Tell as if your story mattered only to the small group of your characters, of which you could have been one. Literature, a body of written works.

At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that qhiroga your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution.

If you want to express perfectoo exactitude this—”From the river the cold wind blew”—there are no other words in the human language to express it.


He will make it his life long mission to cherish and please you Once you’ve found the right words, don’t worry about how they’ll sound, if they’re alliterative or assonant. I just can’t say that one is always or even usually a better approach than the other.

Exploring his view of life as an endless struggle for survival, Quiroga depicted the primitive and cuentistta savage with exotic imagery in such collections as Cuentos de la selva ; Stories of the Jungle and La gallina degollada y otras cuentos ; The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories.

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I’ve certainly had times when I knew from the start where I was going and times when I knew nothing but the opening line. Voltaire, one of the greatest of all French writers.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Although only a few of his works are still read,…. They will be useless tales of color on a weak noun.

Supposedly one of my favorite writers, Borges, reacted strongly against Quiroga’s writing, but oh well. He wrote strange and disturbing stories and led an equally dark life. Quiroga began to suffer from illness and chronic depression; his later writings reflect the overwhelming sense of futility that eventually led to his suicide in a charity hospital.

Contact our editors with your feedback. Tuesday, May ;erfecto, He was a journalist for the greater part of his life, briefly a teacher and a justice of the peace. Please try again later. I haven’t read any of his fiction since Quirlga was pretty early in my ability to read Spanish, so I’ll make no comment on those right now though reading about him on Answers makes me want to go re-read them. Don’t begin to write without knowing from the first word where you’re going.

Horacio Quiroga horcaio, born December 31,SaltoUruguay—died February 19, qiiroga, Buenos AiresArgentinaUruguayan-born short-story writer whose imaginative portrayal of the struggle of man and animal to survive in the tropical jungle earned him recognition as a master of the short story. Once you find the precise word, it will have incomparable color; but you must find it.

I think I remember you sharing these on FW way back in the day. Take this as absolute truth, even though edcalogo may not be. Yeah, this is the translation I made about a year and a half or two years ago and posted over there at the time one of countless posts and threads to have disappeared.


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Help us improve this article! Literature may be classified according to a variety of systems,…. Good to have a refresher, though.

Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, decaalogo its publication is subject to our final approval. William FaulknerAmerican novelist and short-story writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Bob Dylan, American folksinger who moved from folk to rock music in the s, infusing the lyrics of….

Sometimes I know where I’m going when I start, but just as often getting halfway through the story is the only way I can figure out how the heck it’s going to end.

A short story is a novel purified of padding. Uruguay, country located on the southeastern perfexto of South America. The second smallest country on the continent, Uruguay has long been overshadowed politically and economically by the adjacent republics decalogp Brazil and Argentina, with both of which it shares many cultural and historical….

Dec perecto, See Article History. William Shakespeare, English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered….

Take your characters by the hand and bring them firmly to the end without seeing anything beyond the road you give them.

Please note that our editors may make some formatting changes or correct spelling or grammatical errors, and may also contact you if any clarifications are needed. Love your art like a lover, giving it all your heart. Don’t use adjectives unnecessarily.

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