Perhaps Cortázar’s most famous short stories are those that, like “Continuidad de los parques” (“Continuity of Parks”), have a fantastical quality. “Continuity of. Continuidad de los parques. Date Monday Many thanks. Incidentally, have you read my earlier Cortazar rendition of “La noche boca arriba”?. Julio Cortázar. The story setting goes from a man looking out into the park, to a setting of a cabin within the park. The author blurs the line.

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Continuidad de los parques

November 11, deeblog. Word by word, he was absorbed into the sordid dilemma of the heroes, letting himself drift towards the images which concerted and acquired colour and movement, he was a witness to their last meeting in the mountain cabin.

Categories and months of Deeblog. He gradually let himself become interested in the plot, in the characters. I’m still having a little trouble understanding whats going on. March 1, deeblog. No longer looking, bound rigidly to the task which was awaiting them, they separated at the door of the cabin. Beyond the grand windows, the air danced in the evening air under the oaks.

He had begun to read the novel a couple days ago. From the opposite trail, he turned for a moment to watch her run with her hair flowing loosely. It began to get dark. Articles needing additional references from May All articles needing additional references Orphaned articles from May All orphaned articles Articles containing French-language text Articles containing explicitly cited English-language text.


November 17, IB. Notify me of follow-up comments via email. May 24, C.

March 7, Marissa. You’re very welcome, Christine, and thanks for your comments!

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Urgent business made him abandon it for a time; but he returned to its pages while on his way back to the farmland estate. This was a complicated enough story to comprehend in English, let alone Spanish. You’re very welcome, Josh, and thanks for writing in! This is an awesome translation!!! First the woman came in, mistrustful. Thank you so much, had it not been that I stumbled across your site, I would have not understood the story well enough. She must follow the path that goes to the north.

March 11, EJ. A dialogue ran eagerly through the pages like a stream of serpents, and one felt as if all had been decided from the start.

Nothing had been forgotten: November 15, deeblog. You’re welcome, Marissa, and thanks for the comments! The door of the living room, and then the dagger in his hand, the light of those large windows, the old recliner with green velvet seat, the head of a man reading a novel.

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He took an almost perverse pleasure in letting himself tear through line after line of what surrounded him. The cortazad begins with a wealthy businessman reading a novel he had started reading a few days earlier contimuidad his house on a large estate. Nobody in the first bedroom, nobody in the second.


What does the title have to do with it? Thanks for your comments, Joe! That evening, after writing a corazar to his representative and discussing a matter of sharecropping, he took up the book again in the tranquility of his study which gazed out upon the park of oak trees. Having abandoned it due to urgent business, he revisited it when he was returning by train to his country house, allowing himself to be slowly absorbed back into the plot through the depiction of the characters.

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This was a huge help!! From the opposite path, he turned for an instant to see her running with her hair down.

You can either use the [ Trackback URL ] for this entry, or link to your response directly. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He ran in turn, sheltering himself among the trees and hedges until he was able to distinguish in the mauve-coloured mist of the twilight the tree-lined path that led to the house.

February 23, November 24, deeblog. In his novel, a man and woman, two lovers, meet. I could not resist commenting. Marcus, you’re very welcome and good luck! Z, you’re welcome and thanks for commenting.