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His third novel, Cobratranslated by Sollers won the Prix Medicis for a work of foreign literature in translation. Through Leng, Sarduy traces the metamorphosis of two hitherto incomparable societies, Tibet at the moment of the Chinese invasion, and Cuba at the moment of revolution. For all the clever, postmodern schemes Sarduy might be employing, the book failed, for me, in a fairly basic sense, because it was not coherent.
They too change shape, through the violent ceremonies of a motorcycle gang, into a sect of Tibetan lamas seeking to revive Tantric Buddhism. Peter Dizozza rated it it was amazing Feb 20, Interesting language juxtaposition expression of multiple thought streams blended together Surrealistic attributes through out both stories He encompassed the sublime and the ridiculous, mingling oral traditions with literary sqrduy adopted from his baroque masters.
Sarduy decided not to return to Cuba when his scholarship ran out a year later. Essays Para la voz. To this day, his writings are difficult to access for a Cuban audience, whereas his books are available to the Sareuy and international public. Maitreya is one of the most radiant texts I have ever read, and the translation by Suzanne Jill Levine appears as seamless as a single ocean wave, spilling us from high elegance to low camp and back again without pause.
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Cobra and Matreiya by Severo Sarduy
Sep 12, Diego Mora coobra it liked it. The equally bizarre “Maitreya” is a story about Buddhism and sex, among other things. Maitreya continues the theme of metamorphosis, this time in the person of Luis Leng, a humble Cuban-Chinese cook, who becomes a reincarnation of Buddha.
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But it’s a quick read and a cool slice of literature from someone I’d never have otherwise read. Safduy all three to Cart Add all three to List. Cobra is the pledge of continuous jubilation, the moment when by its very excess verbal pleasure chokes and reels into bliss.
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Ediciones de la Tempestad, His works are compelling for the performative joy they by lush degrees isolate an existential futility brazenly stirring ennui into the most explosive diversions available to imaginative acrobatics. Baroque and carnivalesque are titles often accorded him, however these are not only pertaining to his very scandalizing narrative plots, and the Almovodar-like madness which the themes convey, but most importantly due to his poetic cadence, descriptive flair, its surplus of joy derivative of a genius tha manages somehow to always bring the excesses of emotions into the fold of the ordinary and therevy latently ascend the heights of language’s delicate wonders of expressions.
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Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Severo Sarduy’s writing takes time and patience and is not for everyone. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Dalkey Archive Press; 1st edition December 3, Language: Which brings to mind how the transvestite to use the novel’s contemporary term can view their alter-ego in this book, as a doll to play identity games with.
Jun 08, Jim Leckband rated it liked it. Through Leng, Sarduy traces the metamorphosis of two hitherto incomparable societies, Tibet at the moment of the Chinese invasion, and Cuba at the moment of revolution. Severo Sarduy lets language dawdle within the twilight of reason and allows life to dazzlingly reach into the darkest arrest of the night in order to spark the heavens with fireworks whose shadowplay becomes the very thrust of his novels.
Maitreya is one of the most radiant texts I have ever read, and the translation by Suzanne Jill Levine appears as seamless as a single ocean wave, spilling us from high elegance to low camp and back again without pause.
The title character of “Cobra” is a performer in the “Lyrical Theater of Dolls”; Cobra undergoes a torturous physical transformation in the course of the story. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Anastasia Ilford rated it it was amazing Apr 28, The first half is easy to read: