COBRA BY SEVERO SARDUY*. TUNDRA, SCORPION, TOTEM, TIGER. —The initiation? —Yeah. Because to be a leader you have to pass through submission . Cobra and Matreiya has 69 ratings and 11 reviews. Nathan N.R. said: In Severo* Sarduy’s* Cobra, the alternation is that of two pleasures in a state of. Cobra has 35 ratings and 7 reviews. Borja said: Sobre lezamesca estupa, pagoda dorada de kilates bigger than life, se sentó el Autor y dispuso palabras d. .

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Dense, self-referential, violent, and sexual, reading Sarduy always makes me feel like I’m on hallucinatory drugs–in a good way.

Peter Dizozza rated it it was cobfa Feb 20, Maybe the wildest book I’ve ever read. He was among the most brilliant essayists writing in Spanish and “a powerful baroque narrator, full of surprising resources.

The first half is easy to read: Ana Builes rated it really liked it Apr 20, Herb rated it really liked it Jul 06, Just a moment coobra we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

sarcuy Sarduy really know what poetry is. Through Leng, Sarduy traces the metamorphosis of two hitherto incomparable societies, Tibet at the moment of the Chinese invasion, and Cuba at the moment of revolution.


East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Open Preview See a Problem? These novels are the work of Severo Sarduy, the Cuban-born writer who left his homeland for France in Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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So bizarre as to be almost impossible to grasp in any way, but definitely an experience one won’t forget having. Through Leng, Sarduy traces the metamorphosis of two hitherto incomparable societies, Tibet at the moment of the Chinese invasion, and Cuba at the moment of revolution. Transgressing genres and zarduy, reveling in literal and figurative transvestism, these two novels are among the most daring achievements of postmodern Latin American fiction.

Books by Severo Sarduy. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Aliceu rated it really liked it Aug 29, Sep 04, Nathan “N.

I got lost in the second half, though. Two Novels Robbe-Grillet, Alain.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. A celebration where verbal excess cobga and reels into biss Return to Book Page. Jul 12, John rated it really liked it. Cobra by Severo Sarduy. Maitreya continues the theme sadruy metamorphosis, this time in the person of Luis Leng, a humble Cuban-Chinese cook, who becomes a reincarnation of Buddha.

Cobra seems to be more well-known but the inclusion of Maitreya is the real treat.


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Worth a read, though. Jun 08, Jim Leckband rated it liked it. She is assisted in her metamorphosis by the Madam and Pup, Cobra’s dwarfish double. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Sarduu last twenty pages were incomprehensible. Sarduy will be remembered chiefly for his brilliant, unpredictable, iconoclastic and often grimly funny novels, works of a totally liberated imagination composed by a master of disciplined Spanish style.

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Axel rated it it was amazing Feb 17, David rated it really liked it Aug 11, Metamorphosis, identity games and a baroque over-determined almost humid closeness to the prose makes a heady experience. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

A Bio-Critical Sourcebook Novel De donde son los cantantes. In addition to his own writing, Sarduy edited, published and promote Severo Sarduy was a Cuban poet, author, playwright, and critic of Cuban literature and art. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

His works are compelling for the performative joy they by lush degrees isolate an existential futility brazenly stirring ennui into the most explosive diversions available to imaginative acrobatics.

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