Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Horacio Quiroga, (Salto, – Buenos Aires, ) Narrador uruguayo radicado en Argentina, considerado uno de los. El almohadón de plumas (Serie Roja Anthologies) (Spanish Edition) [Horacio Quiroga, Ricardo Peláez] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Horacio Quiroga () is regarded as one of the originators of Latin America’s short story. El almohadón de plumas. El almohadón de plumas.
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Trivia About The Feather Pillo Thank you for this translation. In her last doctor visit Alicia laid in a stupor while they took her pulse, passing her limp wrist between themselves. One night she suddenly transfixed her gaze.
Did you translate this? By the third day this sinking sensation never left her. Nonetheless, she loved him dearly. It is also fun to misdirect the reader; Quiroga leads us to believe aljohadon the life of the young wife is slowly being drained away due to the lack of love in her new marriage.
Carmen rated it liked it Feb 19, Jordan ran into the room. In her final two days she rambled incessantly in a low voice. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter hracio comment here I taught this story this year with a larger unit about love, dating norms and gender roles. If you have time you might start the class with a discussion of the painting that I placed at the beginning of this post.
From time to time he would enter the room and continue his silent pacing along the side of the bed, pausing a moment at each horacip to look at his wife. Notify me of new comments via email.
Editions of The Feather Pillow / El almohadón de plumas by Horacio Quiroga
Leave a Reply Cancel reply. I really appreciate you taking your time in translating this amazing story. This is certainly a difficult text to teach due to the advanced language. I certainly read the first two pages as a whole group activity to keep any quirooga my students from giving up when they get to a stretch that is difficult for them to understand. Superburguesas Book Trailer https: Before long Alicia began to have, at first, confusing and floating visions that later seemed to bring her back down to the ground.
For example, an acceptable question for the first section might be something like: It may take more than one class. Yes, all translations are mine.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I have students fold this embedded reading into quarters so that they are only looking at the relevant section. Fiore rated it liked it Nov 24, Horacio Silvestre Quiroga Forteza was an Uruguayan playwright, poet, and above all short story writer.
Do not let them skip ahead! No trivia or quizzes yet. Finally one day she managed to make it to the garden supported against the arm of her husband.
Lists with This Book. Gino rated it liked it Apr 21, Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. Anurag Neotia rated it liked it Jun 12, The doctors returned in vain.
At last, Alicia died. Nobody Expects the Spanish Acquisition! Dec 16, Natasha P. Alicia was fading away in a sub delirious state from the anemia, worse in the afternoon but that always let up in the early hours. I talk it out, orally simplifying passages. She looked indifferently from one side to the other.
Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, Return to Book Page. Lizeth Cuevas rated it liked it Apr 26, It was not strange then that she grew thin.
El almohadón de plumas / The Feather Pillow – Translated Works of Horacio Quiroga
Always upon waking she had the sensation of a thousand kilos on top of her pinning her to the bed. Alicia looked at him with empty and fleeting eyes. There in front of them was a finished life, bleeding out day by day, hour by hour, without even knowing why. My Uruguayan friend is introducing me to the literature of South America.
That was the last day that Alicia was able to raise herself plunas. Sabrina Teruel rated it liked it Apr 19, Estas historias son mejores que las de Edgar Allan Poe, esto si me eriza completamente la piel