El arte de la fuga has ratings and 26 reviews. Oscar said: Cuando se habla de los grandes escritores latinoamericanos de la generación del boom se ha. Sergio Pitol has books on Goodreads with ratings. Sergio Pitol’s most popular book is El arte de la fuga. El arte de la fuga (Biblioteca Era) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Sergio Pitol: Amazon. : Kindle Store.

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En la orilla Rafael Chirbes. Besides a few episodic notes from his travels in Poland, Spain and Italy, there isn’t much introspection into Pitol as a character – more his musings on Mexican and European culture. He calls Pitol “the greatest Spanish-language writer of our time,” says he has a “passion for confusing life and literature,” and that the crucial marker of his style is the idea of “fleeing anyone who is so dreadful as to be full of certainty.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. To add more books, click here. Juegos florales by Sergio Pitol 3. But an indifferently veiled autobiography ds the author whose imagination consists entirely of other authors is not an easy subject.

Jan 09, Alberto Philips rated it it was amazing. Adiccion a Los Ingleses: El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol 4.

El arte de la fuga

El desfile del amor by Sergio Pitol 3. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Having a hard time with the “Here’s who I’ve known” and “Here’s how I’ve done it” author books these days. The pitpl are nominated by the Spanish Royal Academy, by the Academies in Spanish-speaking countries and by former prize-winners. Dec 26, Sergjo rated it liked it. Readers of Spanish language fiction would know of the Miguel de Cervantes Prize.


The Art of Flight is the first of three memoirs by the Mexican writer Sergio Pitol, and the first of any of his books to be translated quite ably into English. The first work in Pitol’s “Trilogy of Memory,” The Art of Flight imaginatively blends the genres pigol fiction and memoir in a Borgesian swirl of contemplation and mystery, expanding our understanding and appreciation of what literature can be and what it can do.

El arte de la fuga by Sergio Pitol

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Books by Sergio Pitol (Author of El arte de la fuga)

Pitol is of particular interest for those who study the work of Mikhail Bakhtin, as he is very very familiar with Bakhtin on the novel he’s intimately familiar with Dostoevsky’s Poetics, and understands heteroglossia and dialogism very well too. Hay que leerlo simplemente porque leer a Pitol es una delicia, un verdadero agasajo. Pitol, Aira, and Vila-Matas are writers who could turn a description of a sidewalk crack into a Scheherazadean fugue. Its writing feels musical and in fact, the spanish word “fuga” translates to both ‘flight’ and ‘fugue’, as the translator’s afterward points out.


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This book was a masterful blend of narrative, personal memoir, diary entries, and literary criticism that truly proved Pitol at the center of Mexican literature. El ensayo sobre el soldado Schveik. A fascination, a joy. Plays, Playscripts Anthologies non-poetry Contemporary Fiction. Fortunately, however, we are meeting Pitol. Elogio del cuento polaco by Sergio Pitol 4.

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I love this feeling. This book is the first of a “trilogy of memory” iptol they are all being translated by George Hensen and published by Deep Vellum. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. Beware the side effects. El Pudor del Pornografo Alan Pauls.