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Though The Witness never truly gives the reader solid ground to work from, it is in this repulsion that it really finds a way to take the floor out from under you. Rather, cannibalism is a metaphysical, spiritual symbol that serves as a vehicle for existentialist musings.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The prose, translated marvelously by the great Margaret Jull Costa, is preternaturally smooth; there are no jutting words to snag too much meaning, no swirls of rhetoric to turn aside the current.

The One Before May 18, Gran descubrimiento, y me quedo con ganas de seguir leyendo mucho a este maravilloso autor. Pero lo que el narrador nos revela o inventa no son las cosas o rituales extranjeros sino el pensamiento extranjero, o sea, el del Otro. The narrator describes an odd habit he picks up while performing the spectacle of his captivity:.


The Witness by Juan José Saer

This realization nevertheless does not diminish the force with which Saer has pushed us to this moment of decision. Want to Read saving…. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. The War Planners Series: Our narrator returns on their ship to Europe, is delivered to a friar-intellectual who teaches him a fleet of languages, generally re-civilizes the boy, and dies.

Born to Syrian immigrants in Serodino, a small town in the Santa Fe Province, he studied law and philosophy at the National University of the Littoral, where he taught History of Cinematography.

Juan José Saer

In the tenth year the tribe spots a second European expedition and immediately tumbles the narrator into a canoe and sets him down the ojse to be picked up. I can see it clearly, the village of the cannibals, encroached on by unreality and a lone truth-seeing witness. May 06, Ben Winch added it Shelves: This analysis is among the most powerful sequences in 20th century literature.

In vain he had, in calmer days, striven to be good; the gaping mouth over which he danced, innocent and poised, devoured him anyway. El principe de enterndo niebla Spanish Edition. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


It is constantly deconstructing all the things that need deconstruction—the self, history, morality, sexuality, civilization—but nothing falls apart enough. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Ediciones Lanzallamas September 15, Language: To ask other readers questions iose El entenadoplease sign up. Ese evento de canibalismo es la columna vertebral de toda la historia.

The tribe eats the slaughtered Spaniards with terrifying and minutely depicted gusto, has a graphically and intimately illustrated orgy, and falls into a sullen sleep.

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