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The author of the book: Julián Ríos
Edition: Fondo de Cultura Economica USA
Date of issue: December 1st 2007
ISBN: 9681684370
ISBN 13: 9789681684372
Language: English
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First published in Spain in 1983 and proclaimed "an instant postmodern classic, without a doubt the most disturbingly original Spanish prose of the century" (Encyclopedia Britannica 1985 Book of the Year), Larva is a rollicking account of a masquerade party in an abandoned mansion in London. Milalias (disguised as Don Juan) searches for Babelle (as Sleeping Beauty) though a linguistic funhouse of polylingual puns and wordplay recalling Joyce's "Finnegans Wake". A mock-scholarly commentary reveals the backgrounds of the masked revelers, while R os's punning and allusive language shows that words too wear masks, hiding an astonishing range of further meanings and implications.
Larva's tale, a reassessment of the Don Juan myth in our time, is told in single-minded pursuit of double meanings, but it is serious play. It revives a Hispanic tradition repressed for centuries by introducing the Madhatter English tradition of puns, palindromes, and acrostics, by creating Joycean echoes and pushing language to its maximum connotative capacity. Larva has been praised by such leading Spanish-language writers as Carlos Fuentes, Juan Goytisolo, and Severo Sarduy, and establishes R os as the most accomplished successor to Joyce.


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Ebook Larva y Otras Noches de Babel: Antolog-A read Online! Julián Ríos (born Vigo, Galicia, 1941) is a Spanish writer, most frequently classified as a postmodernist, whom Mexican novelist Carlos Fuentes has called "the most inventive and creative" of Spanish-language writers. His first two books were written à deux with Octavio Paz.

His best known work, experimental and heavily influenced by the verbal inventiveness of James Joyce, was published in 1983 under the title Larva.

Julián Ríos currently lives and works in France, on the outskirts of Paris


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