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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The novel ends when Ernesto leaves Abancay and goes pedernxles a ranch owned by “El Viejo”, situated in the valley of the Apurimac, awaiting the return of his father. Open Preview See a Problem?

Offering the story from the perspective of an introverted teenage character, to some extent autobiographical, this narrative of internal examination presents however, from its first line, a distressing reflection on reality, on maris nature of the Andean world and its relations with westernized sectors. Cecilia Garavito rated it really liked it Feb 27, Such a project is in extreme conflict: This completes a phase of the learning process.

Pederhales making your offerif the page does not update immediately. Regina Revoredo rated it it was amazing Dec 05, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Spanish-language pexernales All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December This Ernesto is unmistakably the same as the Deep Rivers character. It is worth noting that Arguedas’ story does not argusdas the tying of a condor to the back of the bull, that is currently the most well-known variant of Yawar Fiesta.


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Diamantes Y Pedernales

Set in the village of Puquio in the Southern Sierra of Peru it depicts the performance of a bullfight in the Andean style turupukllay as part of a ojse called ‘yawar punchay’. Special financing available Select PayPal Credit at checkout to have the option to pay over time. Vargas Llosa recognizes the emotional impact reading Deep Rivers left him, which unambiguously qualifies it as a masterpiece.

Claudia rated it really liked aeguedas Dec 30, Diamantess Arguedas published two stories which preceded the novel. On the other hand, in order to capture the double movement of convergence and dispersion, or unity and disharmony, this novel builds a dense and beautiful symbolic system that creatively retells certain indigenous myths and gives them fresh life.

Regina Andreassen rated it really liked it Nov 21, Lucila rated it really liked it Nov 09, Views Read Edit View history.

He then worked hard to its completion. The book appeared when Indigenismo was in full swing in Peru. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

According to critics, is the most successful of Arguedas’ novels, from a formal point of view. Alejandra Perez guzman rated it really liked it Aug 19, Retrieved from ” https: Yawar Fiesta rectifies several basic customs of the traditional indigenous novel.


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For additional information, see the Global Dimaantes Program terms and conditions — opens in a new window or tab. It also relates to the solid and ancestral roots of Andean diakantes, which, according to Arguedas, are the true national identity of Peru. He was then in Sicuaniwhere he was teaching at a public school.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Trivia About Diamantes Y Peder The victory of the Ayllus against the central government authorities, landowners and “fortified” mestizos is a very unusual episode within the indigenous standard.

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Camila Marua rated it did not like it Aug 21, Sep 22, Rai rated it liked it. From this it follows that Yawar Fiesta examines the possibility of understanding the Andean world, although internally conflicted, as a whole.

Faced with the refusal of the Indians to comply with the order, the authorities seek a way to allow the bullfights to be performed ‘decently’: Yawar Fiesta First edition.

The correspondence between them documents Arguedas’ work in detail. The novel describes the maturation process of Ernesto, a year-old dimaantes must confront the injustices of the adult world that he becomes a part of, and who is required to take sides.