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The Grotesque in Silvina Ocampo’s Short Stories

Trans, by Ulrich Weisstein, Indiana: Cor silvinq, for instance, of “Los amigos” La furia actually succeeds in creating floods and epidemics by “praying. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

The evolution we had observed in the attitude toward the fan tastic is an essential ingredient here, for when fear is subtracted from the fantastic and we view the “world beyond” with humorous detachment, the grotesque emerges. Write a review Rate this item: Las leyes del Cielo y del Infierno son versatiles. They, like children, are kept at a distance from adult life in a household, and view events with a dispassionate eye.

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This wry child’s perspective appears in story after story by Ocampo: With the employment of the tragicomedy, the tone of the narration is central to the appearance of the grotesque.

The change in style implied by this change in focus is explained by Todorov when he notes the necessity of establishing a balance between realism and the supernatural No corn’ a la ventana, para curiosear, como otras veces.

Early Works Silvina’s flamboyant sister, Victoria, served as her first publisher.


JSTOR is a not-for-profit service that helps scholars, researchers, and students discover, use, and build upon a wide range ofcontent in a trusted digital archive. In “El cuaderno” La furiaa newborn baby looks exactly like one the mother had seen earlier in a photograph. Inexplicably, the portrait of her child bears no resemblance to the boy.

One of the most important aspects of Silvina Ocampo’s world, which no critic or reviewer has noted to date, is the grotesque, which employs just such a union of hunor and horror. Te muestro en un in fiel espejo. After recounting these events in some detail, the narrator then gives us a long list of other occasions in which Malva has severely mutilated herself: For the grotesque can not be portrayed from the vantage of satire, which is superior to what it observes, 49 This content downloaded from Is Malva, like a fox caught in a trap, ready to bite off a limb in order to free herself?

Unlike her closest associates, Bioy Casares and Borges, who take us off into This content downloaded from Editorial Sud americana,pp.

vastsgo One of Vastwgo most oftenquoted stories, “Informe del Cielo y del Infierno” La furiathough not strictly fantastic in its orientation, illustrates her at titude toward life’s trivial details: At first, the objects are valuablea gold watch with ruby flowers, a dove of rock crystal, etc. However, unlike Borges and Bioy Casares, who often send their readers into strange, imaginary worlds, Silvina prefers to deal in her cwn special way with elements of ordinary reality.

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Orgambide, Pedro and Roberto Yanui, eds. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Starting in with the short story, “Siesta en el cedro,” Silvina con tributed to Sur nearly every year until the early ‘s. The small miracles occur as part of the unspectacular routine of life.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Wolfgang Kayser’s book-length study of the grotesque stresses its para doxical nature: Vamos a pregunatarle si es cierto que ha muerto o si es una calumnia.

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The title story of her second collection, “Autobiografia de Irene,” combines many elements of Ocampo’s early fiction. One of Ocampo’s best fantastic stories combines the theme of the supernatural object with that of the double. In Ocampo’s works a horrifying event, fre quently fantastic, is protrayed in a humorous, albiet, grimly humorous way. Like many writers from Latin America, Silvina Ocampo has shown a dissatisfaction with the limitations of “realism.

While potentially humorous situations had been present ocakpo a few stories in Viaje olvidado, the full thrust of the narrative was never comical. Ocampo was, in fact, denied the National Prize for fiction in for stories de scribed by the judges as “demasiado crueles.

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Casilda volvi6 a tomar los alfileres, para colocarlos peligrosamente en aquellas arrugas de genero sobrenatural, que sobraban. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Would you also like to submit a review for this item? As they talk, it becomes evident that he actually has died, but is somehow still waiting tables. Los dias de la noche. More serious and disturbing, she foresees her father’s death and horrifies friends and family by reading vastsgo for it months in advance, then reacting with indifference to the actual event.

Theirs is the grotes que point of view: We use information technology and tools to increase productivity and facilitate new formsof scholarship.