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Constancia and other stories for virgins

Carlos Fuentes

Constancia and other stories for virgins

by Carlos Fuentes

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Published by Picador in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCarlos Fuentes ; translated from the Spanish by Thomas Christensen.
ContributionsChristensen, Thomas.
The Physical Object
Pagination340p. ;
Number of Pages340
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14993859M
ISBN 100330310909
OCLC/WorldCa30811025

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Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins first appeared as Constancia y otras novelas para vírgenes in The five stories range in length from 44 pages to almost , . May 15,  · Carlos Fuentes, Mexican novelist, short-story writer, playwright, critic, and diplomat whose experimental novels won him an international literary reputation. The son of a Mexican career diplomat, Fuentes was born in Panama and traveled extensively .

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins/5(3). “Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins” by the famed Mexican novelist and essayist Carlos Fuentes () contains five fascinating and thoughtful novellas.

Fuentes has been called “Mexico’s’ most celebrated novelist” (Guardian).Reviews: 3. Nov 07,  · Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins book. Read 18 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Contains five short stories. In the title /5. Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins by Carlos Fuentes and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at gulfpbc.com Renowned as a novelist of unsurpassed invention, Carlos Fuentes here presents his second collection of stories to appear in English.

Where his first, Burnt Water, published inhad as its underlying theme Mexico City itself, Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins extends Brand: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Renowned as a novelist of unsurpassed invention, Carlos Fuentes here presents his second collection of stories to appear in English.

Where his first, Burnt Water, published inhad as its underlying theme Mexico City itself, Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins extends its imaginative boundaries out to Savannah, to Cadiz, to Glasgow, to Seville and Madrid, both past and present.

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Get this from a library. Constancia: and other stories for virgins. [Carlos Fuentes] -- Translation of: Constancia. Contents: Constancia--La Desdichada-The prisoner of Las Lomas--Viva Mi Fama -- Reasonable people. Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins by Fuentes, Carlos and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at gulfpbc.com The intriguingly elaborate title Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins is a set of five novellas he had published in A translation by Thomas Christensen followed the year after and got little attention.

Hardly surprising. These stories are confusing labyrinths, metaphysical mysteries for the soul and some are far more readable than others/5(1). CONSTANCIA AND OTHER STORIES FOR VIRGINS. by Carlos Fuentes. BUY NOW FROM is a compelling fable on the nature of miracles and faith.

"Constancia," a meditation on exile, is about a doctor who lives in Savannah with Constancia, near a Russian actor who is close to death: thinking about "old age as a series of renunciations of what we loved. CONSTANCIA And Other Stories for Virgins. By Carlos Fuentes.

Translated by Thomas Christensen. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ The long short story is a form of fiction Carlos Fuentes cherishes, and here we have five new instances of the genre: ''Constancia,''.

Jun 25,  · Carlos Fuentes () was one of the great mystical writers of the 20th Century, in that no matter how clearly he stated his theme or outlined his moral stance it is still well-nigh impossible to explain his vision.

The intriguingly elaborate title Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins is a set of five novellas he had published. Mar 25,  · ''Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins'' is, in fact, replete with Christological references: The assorted virgins of the title are distributed among the tales, from Mexico`s Virgin of.

Constancia y otras novelas para vírgenes = Constancia: and other stories for virgins, Carlos Fuentes In the title story, a man discovers his wife's secret complicity with the Russian actor who is their neighbor--a complicity that includes not just a previous life but possibly a previous death as well/5.

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Learn More. Jun 13,  · Carlos Fuentes's challenging ''Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins'' is a reminder that the novella is not very fashionable nowadays. In the right hands it can still be one of the most. ― Carlos Fuentes.

See more ideas about Find a book, Writer and Reading. May 15, - “Don't classify me, read me. I'm a writer, not a genre.” ― Carlos Fuentes. See more ideas about Find a book, Writer and Reading. Constancia: y otras novelas para vírgenes by Carlos Fuentes ().

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Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Fuentes on the title-page. Review copy with slip & publicity sheets. Stated first American edition, first printing with no further. Renowned as a novelist of unsurpassed invention, Carlos Fuentes here presents his second collection of stories to appear in English.

Where his first, Burnt Water, published inhad as its underlying theme Mexico City itself, Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins extends its imaginative boundaries out to Savannah, to Cadiz, to Glasgow, to Seville and Madrid, both past and gulfpbc.com: Farrar, Straus And Giroux.Find nearly any book by CARLOS FUENTES (page 6).

used books, rare books and new books Virgins. ISBN () Softcover, Picador, Find This Book › Find signed collectible books: 'Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins' More editions of Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins.Constancia and Other Stories for Virgins by Carlos Fuentes (translation from Spanish), Farrar, Straus & Giroux, March 'Cold Tales by Virgilio Piñera (editor/translator from Spanish), Eridanos Press, October ; Around the Day in Eighty Worlds by Julio Cortázar (translation from Spanish), North Point Press, Original writings.