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The Family of Pascual Duarteby Camilo José CelaTHE LITERARY WORK A novel By Cela was hard at work on The Family of Pascual Duarte, his writing. Cela was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in October , and this novel is considered by many to be his masterpiece. It is the story of an ignorant. The Family of Pascual Duarte (Spanish: La Familia de Pascual Duarte) is a novel written by Spanish Nobel laureate Camilo José Cela.

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His life is full of pain and bad luck. The Paecual of Pascual Pascuak has various narrators, the main being Duarte, who recounts his history in a rural dialect. The violence that characterizes this one man is a reaction to particularism and also symbolic in that it is a national characteristic. In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

In many cases, those singled out as pariahs survived only through the charity of family members and friends whose loyalty was not questioned and who could function in the reduced economy of the period.

On the left were peasants, workers, intellectuals, and labor leaders. This novel also contains themes of extreme realism and existentialism. For his part, Pascual offers famuly self-conscious comments on his work as autobiographer and about his fear that he might be executed before he can finish his tale.


The Family of Pascual Duarte by Camilo José Cela

Retrieved from ” https: Pascual ultimately killed him. The main character, Pascual Duarte, recounts his life crudely where violence is seen as the only response to existential emptiness. Ortega, the scion of an important Madrid newspaper family, analyzes societal problems, including violence. Filled with conflicting emotions, he watched her sleeping for a long time.

University of South Cla The novel has various narrators, the main being Pascual Duarte, who recounts his history in a rural dialect. His sister, the future runaway and sometimes prostitute Rosario, was born about The family house, small and dark with a dirt floor, was situated a few hundred yards outside a village, just beyond its cemetery.

The Family of Pascual Duarte by Camilo José Cela

Died at a young age. La era de Franco. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Certain elements of the traditional picaresque first-person narrative and others of ballads of bandits and evildoers, were placed in the frame of a found manuscript, a strategy established by Cervantes in Don Quixote also in WLAIT 5: But already in January military officers, including General Francisco Francoand the oligarchical financial elite had begun plotting the overthrow of this afmily and celq Republic in general.

The Family of Pascual Duarte First edition. Having decided to pf to America, he took all the family money and boarded a train bound for Madrid.

The Family of Pascual Duarte

When Duarte and his wife experience the particularistic isolation dividing the landed noble and the peasant, the city and the country, Cela incorporates into his novel a fundamental analyses of the Spanish national fammily that culminated in the Civil War. Meanwhile, bythe year the Civil War began, as many as 30, super-radical workers, judging the CNT too willing to compromise with the government, had become active in the secret society known as the FAI Federation of Iberian Anarchists.


Both sides singled out for assassination opponents in the enemy camp. On April 14 the Second Republic was. Finally, Pascual killed her for all that had happened. This climate of fear and terror carried over into the literary field.

An Interview of the Writer in Texas on August 16, He published as well collections of stories, essays, poetry, and travel literature; in this last genre, his most renowned work is Viaje a la Alcarria ; Journey to the Alcarria: This made Pascual understand that, because of the hate he had, he must leave home or he would deal with his mother as he had with Chispa.

And as the nation began rebuilding, its agricultural and industrial production were Comments upon it figure importantly in the citations for both his Nobel Prize for Literature and his Cervantes Prize, awarded annually to a prominent author writing in Spanish. There he learned that the mare had thrown Lola and that she miscarried.

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