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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Isn’t this banana plantation his plantation? Three marvellous Uruguayan writers. Quiroga committed suicide by cyanide on February 19,at a Buenos Aires clinic, after he was told he had cancer. 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.

Both these children later killed themselves. But now they are not moving.

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A simple walk through a cane-brake could be exhausting: I recommend three marvellous Uruguayan writers. 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. Mr Jones crossed it, nevertheless, swimming between the crackling dusty cane over the quifoga left by the floods, gasping with fatigue and the bitter vapour of nitrates.


The task of crossing, difficult even on a cool day, was very hard at this hour. Nature was for Quiroga a horaio element. His own technique Quiroga presented in ‘Manual de cuentista perfecto’stressing the need for economy and intensity. Quiroga’s diary from this period was published in Throughout his life, Quiroga was plague by his illnesses.

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Quiroga accidentally shot and killed his friend in while they were inspecting a gun. Alone with two children, Quiroga wrote a tender collection of children’s stories. It is the midday calm; soon it will probably be twelve o’clock. 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.

He was an editor of Marcha, the great literary magazine dissolved by Uruguay’s military regime in the s.

He planted cotton but the venture failed and he abandoned the project. Despite his huge reputation, Onetti was imprisoned in a mental institution, and as soon as he was able he decamped for Spain. First, Horacio Quiroga He spent years creating his own system of shorthand, with the uoracio that some of his work – and this would have delighted him – has never been deciphered.


In ‘El hombre muerto’ The Dead Man a man falls on a machete knife, he is dying, time stops, and he watches his surroundings with heightened senses. He died in penury in – though eel managed for many years by playing the piano in local cinemas: He suffered from mental disorder, and to dispel his bouts of tension and anxiety, he began to drink.

Though he lived for a decade after the end of military rule, Onetti never returned to Montevideo. Obsession with death, human weakness, and emphasis on bizarre situations marked Quiroga’s work. Doesn’t he come here every day to clear the ground? Short Stories in Spanish.

Cuentos de amor de locura y de muerte

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. They are also a bit like Roald Dahl’s macabre tales for adults; the writing is ruthlessly crisp and concrete.

Quiroga wrote over short stories.

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