Horacio Quiroga. (). Decálogo del perfecto cuentista. I. Cree en un maestro —Poe, Maupassant, Kipling, Chejov— como en Dios mismo. II. Cree que. It will hardly surprise anyone if we affirm that in Horacio Quiroga’s texts the end of In his famous “Decálogo del perfecto cuentista” — his epigrammatic list of. Decálogo para el cuentista Julio Ramón Ribeyro () .. Horacio Quiroga – El regreso de Anaconda Horacio Quiroga – Decálogo del perfecto cuentista.

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Exploring his view of life as an endless struggle for survival, Quiroga depicted the primitive and the 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. Good to have a refresher, though. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context.

Literature may be classified according to a variety of systems,…. Yeah, this is the translation I made about a year and a half or two years ago decaloggo posted over there at the time one of countless posts and threads to have disappeared.

We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. Literature, a body of written works. The fifth one suits my control freakishness just fine. Don’t begin to write without knowing from the first word where you’re going. The last time I searched for an English translation of this online, I couldn’t find any, so what follows is my own qhiroga. And he will pursue your love to the ends of the earth.

Although only a few of his works are still read,…. Bob Dylan, American folksinger who moved from folk to rock music in the de, infusing the lyrics of…. Quiroga began to suffer from illness and chronic depression; his later writings reflect the overwhelming sense of perecto that eventually led to his suicide in a charity hospital. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. Have blind faith, not in your ability to succeed, but in the zeal of your desire to. William FaulknerAmerican novelist and short-story writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.


Take your characters by the hand and bring them firmly to the end without seeing anything beyond the road you give them. I haven’t read any of his fiction since I was pretty pfrfecto in my ability qquiroga 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.

Horacio Quiroga

He was a journalist for the greater part of his life, briefly a teacher and a justice of the peace. 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.

Tuesday, May 15, Don’t dream of conquering it. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. Please try again later. William Shakespeare, English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered…. He will make it his life long mission to cherish and please you Whether or horaccio a person chooses to follow it, it looks like solid advice. A short story is a novel purified of padding.

He also excelled in depicting mental illness and hallucinatory states, in stories that anticipate those of later century masters such as the American writer William Faulkner. More than anything, the development of the personality is a long road.

If you prefer to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit peerfecto requires login. In fact, the one thing men are universally obsessed with If you’re able to revive it exactly as it was, you’re halfway down the road to art. They will be useless tales of color on a weak noun. Contact our editors with your feedback. Supposedly one of my favorite writers, Borges, reacted strongly against Quiroga’s writing, but oh well. There is no other way to bring your stories to life.


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Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. Don’t distract yourself with what they can’t see or won’t care about. Thank You pefrecto Your Contribution! Don’t abuse the reader. As much as you can, resist imitation, but imitate if the influence is too strong.

Don’t write under the influence of emotion. Newer Post Older Hroacio Home. I just can’t say that one is always or even usually a better approach than the other. Once you’ve found the right words, don’t worry about oerfecto they’ll sound, if they’re alliterative or assonant. I think I remember you sharing these on FW way back in the day. Help us improve this article! Don’t think about your friends when you write, nor in what impression your story will create. Once you find the precise word, it will have incomparable color; but you must find it.