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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The house in which they lived had little effect on ;lumas shivers. Angelica Perez Pasten rated it liked it May 25, Bueno rated it liked it Sep 29, Open Preview See a Problem? I interrupt the film often so it takes us about 25 minutes to watch a nine minute film. Their honeymoon had been one long shiver.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. And without vomiting…I have no idea…If she wakes up tomorrow in the same condition as today, call me immediately. The whiteness of the silent patio—friezes, columns, and marble statues— produced an autumnal impression of an enchanted palace. Noura Ragab rated it liked it Jun 20, Only at night did life seem to leave her in new waves horracio blood.

Joel rated it liked it Feb 15, She came down with a slight attack of influenza that dragged on insidiously for days and days; Alicia never seemed to recover. In practice this did not quirogz work, but it did keep most students focused on the text. Later she lost consciousness. Your translation does bring that Poe-esque quality to the story. Her twilight terrors came now in the form of monsters dragging themselves toward the bed and climbing up her quilt arduously.


During the day her sickness never advanced, but each morning she woke up livid, in and out of plumss. Walter Almohwdon rated it liked it Dec 05, 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. Thank you for the kind words. I edited this text very lightly to make it more comprehensible for my students, but for the most part this is the original version.

Almohdon are commenting using your WordPress. When I thought that they were ready I gave them the list and they translated the list on their own in class, verifying their acquisition.

El Almohadón de Plumas by Horacio Quiroga (3 star ratings)

The young girl, with her eyes excessively open, did nothing but look back and forth at the carpet to both sides of her bedhead. Nobody Expects the Spanish Acquisition! She looked at the carpet, returned her gaze to him and after a long pause of frightened confrontation, she grew calm. Rina rated it liked it Sep 30, Published first published July 10th Mina rated it liked it Dec 21, I certainly read the first two pages as a whole group activity to keep any of my students from giving up when they get to a stretch that is difficult for them to understand.

I did not give this sheet to students until I felt that they already knew the words so that it did not feel like a vocabulary list that we were plugging through but rather some spontaneous conversations. Skip to content Stephen Mc. Jordan lived in the living room, its lights also lit. Jordan came over quickly and bent over the bed. Email required Address never made public.


El almohadón de plumas (Horacio Quiroga)

The servant, returning alone to the room after stripping the bed, looked at the pillow for a moment in surprise. Over the sheets, between the feathers, slowly moved its hairy legs, it was a monstrous animal, a slimy and living ball.

In five horscio and five nights, Alicia was emptied.

Walking back and forth between the rooms, footsteps echoed throughout the whole house, as if horacoi long neglect heightened the resonating sound.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The parasites that live on birds, usually very small, manage to grow to an enormous size under certain conditions. Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. We read each pluas as a class, discussing line by line, acting out and finally writing five questions per section.

Inside, the shining glacier of stucco, the tall walls without the slightest feature affirmed the sensation of bleak coldness. He walked back and forth between the far away walls for hours without stopping, insatiable in his perseverance. For three months—they had been married in April—they lived a special kind of joy. My Uruguayan friend is introducing horaciio to the literature of South America.