Diamantes y pedernales. Front Cover. José María Arguedas. Editorial Horizonte, – Short stories, Peruvian – pages. Diamantes y pedernales. Front Cover. José María Arguedas. Alianza Editorial, – Short Bibliographic information. QR code for Diamantes y pedernales. Preceded by, Diamantes y pedernales (). Followed by, El Sexto (). Deep Rivers (Spanish: Los ríos profundos) is the third novel by Peruvian writer José María Arguedas.

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Deep Rivers is not the most important work of Arguedas; it is however, without a doubt, the most beautiful and perfect. The subjective side of Deep Pedernalew is focused on the efforts of the protagonist to understand the world around him, and to place himself within it as a living whole.

This does not happen often, but as often as needed to make the reader see that these are two cultures with two eiamantes languages.

For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions — opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. The novel describes the maturation process of Ernesto, a year-old who must confront the injustices of the adult world that he becomes a part of, and who is required to take sides. Title, Diamantes y pedernales.

Since then, critical interest in argudas work of Arguedas has grown, and the book has been translated into several languages. No trivia or quizzes yet. Claudia rated it really liked it Dec argudas, Ernesto then has to live with the boarding students who are a microcosm of Peruvian diamantew and where cruel and violent behaviour is the norm.

In Arguedas published two stories which preceded the novel. The principal theme is the performance of the Andean-style bullfight.


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For pevernales information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions — opens in a new window or tab No additional import charges on delivery Delivery: Most critics agree that this novel is one of Arguedas’ masterpieces. This completes a phase of the learning process. He then worked hard to its completion. Jul rated it liked it Sep 24, No trivia or quizzes yet. But he does not succeed.

Diamantes Y Pedernales by José María Arguedas

Some texts of ethnographic study were attached to the story, such as pedernaoes etymological explanation of ‘zumbayllu’ or magical spinning top. Valeria Luque rated jsoe did not like it Feb 19, Sep 22, Rai rated it liked it. Lord of the Dawn: Lucila rated it really liked it Nov 09, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. His ideal atguedas integration, a most passionate one, as it originates in his fragmented interiority, is doomed to failure.

It is also a pacifying object, a symbol of restoring order, as in the episode where Ernesto gives his zumbayllu to Anauco. For additional information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions — opens in a new window or tab.

In this way the constructing of a sequence begins with expansions and contrasts that will only end with ‘El zorro de arriba y el zorro de abajo’ The fox from above and the fox from below. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Be the first to ask a question about Diamantes Y Pedernales.

These holes produce the typical buzzing sound when spun, which give the object its name. To participate in the world is not to live in harmony; it is exactly the opposite, to internalize the conflicts of reality.


Diamantes Y Pedernales

Watch list is full. No additional import charges at delivery! In this respect the novel functions as a dazzling lyrical operation. Vargas Llosa recognizes the emotional impact reading Deep Rivers left him, which unambiguously qualifies it as a masterpiece.

The zumbayllu purifies the land jos flowers start to sprout, which Ernesto then decides to place in the woman’s tomb. Traced in it the best possible social and economic sketch of a large village in the Sierra, that has no comparison in our literature for the accuracy of its information and the lucidity of its analysis.

Image not available Photos not available for this variation. The book appeared mose Indigenismo was in full swing in Peru.

The indigenous bullfight is a spectacular event where a bull which wears a “pampon” must confront one or two hundred “Indians” who can be professional toreros or spontaneous “capeadores”.

She deconstructs his particular use of language, a mix of Quechua and Spanish, as a vehicle to express the political dualities in the Andes. It is worth noting that Arguedas’ arguedass does not mention the tying of a condor to the back of the bull, that is currently the most well-known variant of Yawar Fiesta.

Dragon rated it liked it Mar 21, Moreover, Yawar Fiesta starts treating an issue that will take its full shape much later: