Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: Spanish El cuarto de atrás (Libros del Tiempo nº ) (Spanish Edition) Kindle Edition. by Carmen Martin Gaite ( Author), Gustavo MartÃn Garzo (Contributor). El cuarto de atrás has entered the Hispanic literary canon in universities in the United States. It is by far Martín Gaite’s most taught work. The most recent novel by Carmen Martin Gaite is a remarkable hybrid. El cuarto de atr?s,2 winner of the Premio. Nacional de Literatura, encompasses two.

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Nov 25, Maria rated it liked it. These trips were the base of her connection with Galicia and its culture. Return to Book Page. The framework bits are as intriguing and hard to keep a hold of as carmfn memories are delightfully rich.

It’s an odd one, but very cool. This book is so surreal and so passionate. No trivia or quizzes yet. This article has multiple issues.

A different way of telling the history of Spain during and after the dictatorship years. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Project MUSE promotes the creation xe dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Marketing has also been consistent over time.

Very reminiscent of Isabel Allende’s work: Learn how and when to remove these template messages. Oct 31, Elizabeth rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Un romanzo si va formando senza che nessuno lo stia apparentemente scrivendo. Her parents had met in Salamancawhere her father worked as a notary. A fantastic book where fantastic is a literary cwrmen, not an exclamtioncentralized on the author’s memories of her time growing up in the Franco regime.


The novel supplies information in every conceivable category: Stay away from it. Carmen was born and grew up in the city of Salamanca. View freely available titles: Apr 19, Simona Bartolotta rated it it was ok Shelves: As a child, she did not attend to any school because her father, who had liberal ideas, did not want her to be educated in a religious institute. Los distintos estratos de la realidad, con sus recuerdos, y sus historias.

Boring, not engaging at all, the language is very pretentious and the plot is all scattered around in a non meaningful approachable way. The book has clearly received recognition and publicity. It would definitely help to have at least a small background on the war and post-war life in Spain, as the main character refers a lot Franco’s regime and the social life in Spain. Retrieved from ” https: Feb 21, Maria rated it really liked it Shelves: I feel like the most prominent theme of the book is solitude and the tendency we all have to escape meaningful relationships for fear of opening our hearts and becoming vulnerable.

El cuarto de atrás by Carmen Martín Gaite

Worst piece of pseudo intellectual literature I have read in a while. In the course of their conversation, both of their stories unfold to the readers: There she perfected her French and became familiar with a more open and qtras cosmopolitan society. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Sep 28, Noelia M. Jul 05, Patricia rated it it was amazing Shelves: Questo uomo le parla e la lascia parlare liberamente di quanto le passi per la mente. Published January 1st by Continental Gaitr Company first published Los viajes han perdido misterio.


As I have described in Confronting Our Canonsthese factors are of two types: Once you get moving with the first few pages, I found it gatie to stop reading. The start of the Spanish Civil War stopped Carmen from attending the last two years of High School in the School Institute of Curto, as her sister Ana had done before, so she had to do her secondary education in the Women’s School Institute of Salamanca, whose environment is reflected in her novel, Entre visillos.

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