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Calles y otros relatos

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En parte comedias, en parte tragedias, las historias de Stephen Dixon retratan el costado menos convencional y más inquietante de la naturaleza humana. Una escena cotidiana y casual, como un hombre en la parada del colectivo observando a una pareja en la vereda de enfrente, o algún hecho violento o traumático que pone al lector en estado de alerta desde un inicio, como un ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published May 28th 2014 by Eterna Cadencia
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Aug 25, 2015 Palma rated it really liked it
Muy original. Son historias de tragedia (muertes, enfermedades, violaciones, separaciones) + comedia (diálogos absurdos, equivocaciones, incomunicación, sinsentidos). Los tres últimos cuentos son trágicos-trágicos, sin el humorrr, pero por eso mismo son los menos interesantes.
Cuando leí el siguiente diálogo que transcribo del cuento "Calles", me dije que todo el arte de Dixon se podría resumir en esas pocas palabras:

(Hay un accidente y tres personas heridas en la calle y gente alrededor)
"-¿Recu
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Stephen Dixon is the author of fifteen novels and fourteen short story collections and has published hundreds of stories in an incredible list of literary journals. Dixon has been has been nominated for the National Book Award twice, in 1991 for Frog and in 1995 for Interstate and his writing has also earned him a Guggenheim Fellowship, the American Academy Institute of Arts and Letters Prize for ...more
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