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Baal Babilonia

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127 pages
Published December 1st 1977 by Cupsa Editorial (first published January 1st 1959)
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The only memory that you have of your Jewish anarchist father is one in which he is covering your small feet with sand. Your mother turned him in to the Guardia Civil when you were very young, but tries desperately to have you believe that she loved him, that he was the cause of his misfortune. And he did die, you realize; he killed himself in prison. You found his Dr. Plumb's pipe in a box buried in the closet. You use this pipe; it's the only one you'll ever own. Your zealous grandmother think ...more
قهرمان این کتاب کودکی است که در پی فهمیدن است
چرا پدرش را زندانی کردند
چرا عکس های پدرش را رد آلبوم خانوادگی قیچی کردند
و حتی خاطرات اورا دارند از بین می برند
چون پدرش آنارشیست بود
یهودی بود
طرفدار پرچم سرخ بود

مادری که راحت شوهرش را لو میدهد
و در پی این است که ثابت کند به نفع پدر و کشور و کودکانش کار درستی کرده

مردها باید قدم هایشان مردانه باشند
و قالبی ساخته اند که مرد و زن هر کدام باید فقط در قالب خودشان رشد کنند

شاید اسم "زنده باد مرگ" بهمین خاطر برروی کتاب نهاده شده
که مرگ زیباتر از این زندگی شبیه گوسف
زائیده در مراکش، بزرگ شده در اسپانیا، آرابال از 1955 ساکن فرانسه شد. آرابال که یکی از بنیان گذاران "جنبش اضطراب" (1962)، دوست نزدیک اندی وارهول، تریستان تزارا، و به مدت سه سال عضو گروه سورئالیست های آندره برتون بود، در نمایش نامه هایش به محدودیت های سیاسی، مذهبی، زبانی و روانی برای آزادی می تازد. فضای تیاتر آرابال وحشی، خشن، نانهنجار و تحریک کننده است. آرابال در بیان خشونت عریان زندگی، وارث کافکا، جایی میان "ساد" و "آرتو" قرار دارد. نویسنده ای که استهزاء را تا نهایت پیش می برد، عمیقن سیاسی و انق ...more
A story written in a series of non-chronological episodes, it tells of a young boy's growing up in post-Civil War Spain. Since the author was born in Spain in 1932, it would seem to be at least semi-autobiographical. The boy lives with his mother, sister Elisa, Aunt Clara and his maternal grandparents. His anarchist father is dead and his mother is trying to shield him from the bad his father must have been and/or done.
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Read in parallel with Anna Maria Matute's School of the Sun, another subjective recollection of the Spanish Civil War published in 1959, each placing key events when the protagonist was 14. Matute's book is the richer, in language, structure, and themes, but Arrabal's book is an exercise in thematic and stylistic super-concentration, unfolding in short achronological bursts of unstable memory mixing sex with violence, Catholism with fascist fanaticism. Arrabal later filmed this as the surrealist ...more
بهمن بهمن
kheili jazzab,tekan dahandeh,ziba...
”Viva la Muerte!” oli hitaasti aukeava kirja, jonka alkupuolella tuskailin kovasti lukemisen kanssa ja pidemmän romaanin olisin saattanut jättää kesken (sivuja oli alle 100 sisältäen esipuheen) alkupuolella. Päästyäni puolenvälin ylitse se muuttui kiinnostavammaksi, mutta säilytti koko ajan etäisen tunnelman lukijan ja tapahtumien välillä. Etäisyys toimi ja teki tekstistä kiinnostavaa.

Kerronnassa käytettiin tehokeinona toistoa, joka myös sopi tekstiin, eikä tuntunut turhalta tai paikkaansa sopim
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Fernando Arrabal Terán (born August 11, 1932 in Melilla, Spain) is a Spanish playwright, screenwriter, film director, novelist and poet. He settled in France in 1955, he describes himself as “desterrado,” or “half-expatriate, half-exiled.”

Arrabal has directed seven full-length feature films; he has published over 100 plays, 14 novels, 800 poetry collections, chapbooks, and artist’s books; several
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