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The Literary Conference constantly keeps the reader guessing: Because I am a writer, this causes no particular concern. Fortunately, it is readily available in English, thanks to New Directions. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

It is both great fun and also has a serious intent, even if that serious intent is merely to tell a good and unusual story. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Orthofer10 February Because the prose in the English translations of these novels is wonderfully poetic yet lucid, I was particularly interested in hearing how Fuentes spoke English.

We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. The new-found wealth and attendant fame bring advantages with them, but it’s just another incidental part of this much-“translated” story; so too is the performance of one of his plays at the local airport.

The Literary Conference is one of those books that truly is unlike anything most readers are likely to have encountered even if they’ve read a few other works by Aira. Trying to meet all your book preview and review needs. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Customers who bought this item also bought.

César Aira: El congreso de literatura (The Literary Conference)

Yet the novella is full of the fantastical, inserting the very unusual that Fuentes-cloning experiment goes really, really wrong, for one thing in the very everyday. Your email address will not be published. Don’t have a Kindle? Literaturz he uses a wasp to get a cell from Carlos Fuentesso he can clone him as part of his plan to rule the world, all the while enjoying the swimming pool, watching the staging in the airport of a post-modern story of Adam and Eve, which he wrote some time ago, and hoping to bump into a former lover.

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No idea if this is true. His English was stunning, beautiful and very much like the translations from the Spanish I had read, even in his extemporaneous answers to questions from the audience.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. My Great Work is secret, clandestine, and encompasses my life in its entirety, even in its most insignificant folds and those that seem the most banal. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. English Choose a language for shopping.

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Until now I have concealed my purpose under the accommodating guise of literature.

Aira leads down one path, only to radically upset his premises and change route or, arguably, to take things to their logical conclusion — though it’s not a readily recognizable and familiar logic Share your thoughts with other customers. I can understand why Cesar wanted to clone Carlos Fuentes as part of his plan to rule the world.

In this written version it is, of course, still in: Der Literaturkongress – Deutschland. The narrator is a translator and, on the side, a scientific experimentalistand the novella offers a series of “translations” — a concept he also puts in quotation marks when he refers to it regarding his account.

Write a customer review. So, for example, he announces: Please note that these ratings solely represent the complete review ‘s biased interpretation and subjective opinion of the actual reviews and do not claim to accurately reflect or represent the views of the reviewers. I can say that he writes beautiful Spanish as, indeed, does Aira.

The moment has come, I believe, to do another “translation” of the story I am telling in order to make clear se real intentions. This website uses cookies to improve literwtura experience. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: He doesn’t mean conventional translations, from one language to another, of the sort he earns his living with, but rather much more ljteratura shifts in narrative and action more akin to Kuhnian paradigm shifts. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

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The narrator’s ambitions are very great indeed — nothing less than extending his: