Bearn o La sala de les nines



From Publishers Weekly So Richly Imagined, Penetratingly Subtle And Gracefully And Intelligently Written Is Villalonga S Novel, First Published In Spain In 1956, It Is A Puzzle That This Minor Masterpiece Has Been So Long In Reaching The English Speaking World The Author S Idiosyncratic Portrait, Or Poem Of Mallorca Of The Second Half Of The 19th Century Has Been Justly Compared To Lampedusa S Il Gattopardo Like The Sicilian Lampedusa, The Mallorcan Villalonga S Familial Heritage Of Fading Nobility Is His Fictional Subject, And His Writing Is, In Its Highly Cultured Worldliness And Acute Self Awareness, Aristocratic In The Best Sense The Novel Is An Account Of The End Of The Noble House Of Bearn By Don Joan Mayol, The Young Chaplain To That Family, Shortly After The Sudden And Problematical Deaths Of The Aged And Issueless Don Toni And Dona Maria Antonia During A Masked Ball Held In Their Ancestral Home Villalonga Weaves A Complex, Nuanced Account Of Decadence By Means Of Subtle Interplay Between The Narrator S Simple, Naive Good Will And The Perplexing Object Of His Scrutiny Don Toni, Whose Rational Intellect Is Juxtaposed With His Complicatedly Libidinous And Destructive Personality If The Reader Can See Farther Than The Narrator, It Is Not At The Expense Of Respect For Don Joan And The Secret Of The Doll S Room Unopened For 25 Years, Where Don Felipe, An Eminent And Ostensibly Virile Bearn Ancestor Had Scandalously And Mysteriously Secluded Himself To Dress Dolls Tantalizes Both Enigmatically Villalonga S Elegance And Sophistication As A Storyteller And His Ability Vividly To Summon Up The Paris And Rome As Well As Mallorca Of The Last Century With Keen Insight, Interspersed With Occasional Hilarity, Makes One Hope That Of His Work Will Appear In Translation Soon Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc Review It Is A Puzzle That This Masterpiece Has Been So Long In Reaching The English Speaking World Publishers Weekly Villalonga Is Surely One Of The Best Loved Writers In The Catalan Language World Literature TodayBearn o La sala de les nines

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  • Hardcover
  • 251 pages
  • Bearn o La sala de les nines
  • Llorenç Villalonga
  • Catalan; Valencian
  • 23 October 2018
  • 8429716203

10 thoughts on “Bearn o La sala de les nines

  1. says:

    worstbookever

  2. says:

    Enjoyed this a great deal.

  3. says:

    So, here s something that made me smirk a bit This is a part of Dalkey s Catalan Literature Series which in part makes a bit of sense as the novel is set on the island of Majorca where Catalan is the official language and Lloren Villalonga did both speak and write Catalan, but, BUT, this book was originally written and published in Spanish at the time Catalan was banned by decree of Franco It was later translated into Catalan, and the translator has chosen here to translate that versi So, here s something that made me smirk a bit This is a part of Dalkey s Catalan Literature Series which in part makes a bit of sense as the novel is set on the island of Majorca where Catalan is the official language and Lloren Villalonga did both speak and write Catalan, but, BUT, this book was originally written and published in Spanish at the time Catalan was banned by decree of Franco It was later translated into Catalan, and the translator has chosen here to translate that version instead of the Spanish Dalkey acknowledges that it is difficult to ascertain if the novel was originally formulated in Spanish or Catalan an argument they don t do much to support or validate but they also provide no actual attempt to justify the Catalan translation as either preferred by the author or definitive Itfeels like they recognize the paucity of works available in Catalan, and as such t...

  4. says:

    4 5Gatopardiana novela que ofrece un interesante encuentro entre el catolicismo pedestre de un p rroco insular y las ideas ilustradas de su bienhechor Junto a ello, el atractivo secreto de cierta habitaci n mantiene el inter s hasta la ltima p gina.

  5. says:

    Tinc la sensaci d haver llegit un dels millors llibres que s han escrit mai en llengua catalana I l he gaudit Admeto, per , que en el meu primer intent de llegir lo vaig patir molt per diverses causes vaig deixar la lectura aturada durant unes setmanes i, quan hi he tornat he descobert una meravella Potser s una mala tria com a llibre obligatori per al batxillerat s ha d admetre, s dens i en alguns moments es fa pessat a m s, l estil biogr fic epistolar mai ha agradat massa, crec jo Tinc la sensaci d haver llegit un dels millors llibres que s han escrit mai en llengua catalana I l he gaudit Admeto, per , que en el meu primer intent de llegir lo vaig patir molt per diverses causes vai...

  6. says:

    Libro le do y examen hecho Adi s Bearn, no te voy a hechar de menos.

  7. says:

    Rese a completa en os traemos la rese a de la novela Bearn o la sala de las mu ecas de Lloren Villalonga novela publicada por primera vez all por 1956 apenas tuvo

  8. says:

    No puedo darle menos de cinco estrellas Me parece brillant sima, una obra redonda, con una espl ndida recreaci n de la Mallorca del siglo XIX las reflexiones en boca de Don Antonio son buen simas si acaso ofrece un poco sa visi n de las dos Espa as pol ticas ya presente por entonces

  9. says:

    Pot ser un bon llibre de la literatura catalana, per mai m hagu s cridat l atenci Molt ple de refer ncies hist riques i liter ries que et fan aprendre Dens per llegible.

  10. says:

    One of those 20th Century books about the nobility of the 19th century, The Dolls Room will fit in nicely on the bookshelf of anybody who likes to read about 19th century aristocracy and wants something off the beaten track this is especially true for fans of The Leopard, by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, which was published two years after this book For those who run said bookshelves with geographic pride, The Dolls Room is unique in that it is set in Majorca, giving people an insight into an island One of those 20th Century books about the nobility of the 19th century, The Dolls Room will fit in nicely on the bookshelf of anybody who likes to read about 19th century aristocracy and wants something off the beaten track this is especially true for fans of The Leopard, by Giuseppe di Lampedusa, which was published two years after this book For those who run said bookshelves with geographic pride, The Dolls Room is unique in that it is set in Majorca, giving people an insight into an island that today is considered lost to the world of nightclub...

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