Horacio Quiroga. (). Decálogo del perfecto cuentista. I. Cree en un maestro —Poe, Maupassant, Kipling, Chejov— como en Dios mismo. II. Cree que. It will hardly surprise anyone if we affirm that in Horacio Quiroga’s texts the end of In his famous “Decálogo del perfecto cuentista” — his epigrammatic list of. Decálogo para el cuentista Julio Ramón Ribeyro () .. Horacio Quiroga – El regreso de Anaconda Horacio Quiroga – Decálogo del perfecto cuentista.

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William Shakespeare, English poet, dramatist, and actor, often called the English national poet and considered….

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William FaulknerAmerican novelist and short-story writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. I just can’t prfecto that one is always or even usually a better approach than the other. Posted by Daniel Ausema at 9: Don’t dream of conquering it.

Whether or not a person chooses to follow it, it looks like solid advice. Good to have a refresher, though.

Don’t distract yourself with what they can’t see or won’t care about. Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Thank you for your feedback. Horacio Quirogaborn December 31,SaltoUruguay—died February 19,Buenos AiresArgentinaUruguayan-born short-story writer whose imaginative portrayal of the struggle of man and animal to survive in the tropical jungle earned him recognition as a master of the short story.

Edgar Allan PoeAmerican short-story writer, poet, critic, and editor who is famous for his cultivation of mystery and the macabre. Although only a few of his works are still read,…. Don’t think about your friends when you write, nor in what impression your story will create. Once you find the precise word, it will have incomparable color; but you must find it. Help us improve this article! Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources. The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica.


Let it die and then bring it back.

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Tuesday, May 15, Take this as absolute truth, even though it may not be. Hogacio his view of life as an endless struggle for survival, Quiroga depicted the primitive and the savage with exotic imagery in such collections as Cuentos de la selva ; Stories of the Jungle and La gallina degollada y otras cuentos ; The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories.

The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution. Believe that your art is an inaccessible peak. Have blind faith, not in your ability to succeed, but in the zeal of your desire to.

Literature, a body of written works. He was influenced at first by 19th-century writers: Newer Post Older Post Home. Love your art like a lover, giving it all your heart.

Take your characters by the hand and bring them firmly to the end without seeing anything beyond the road you give them. More than anything, the development of the personality is a long road. As much as you can, resist imitation, but imitate if the influence is too strong. Sometimes I know where I’m going when I start, but just as often getting halfway through the story is the only way I can figure out how the heck it’s going to end.


Soon, however, he found his own direction in the short story.

Horacio Quiroga

Don’t write under the influence of emotion. Once you’ve found the right words, don’t worry about how they’ll sound, if they’re alliterative or assonant. Supposedly one of my favorite writers, Borges, reacted strongly against Quiroga’s writing, but oh well.

We welcome suggested improvements to any of our articles. He wrote strange and disturbing stories and led an equally dark life. Yeah, this is the translation I made about a year and a half or two years ago and posted over there at the time quiorga of countless posts and threads to have disappeared.

Voltaire, one of the greatest of all French writers.

If you’re able to revive it exactly as it was, you’re halfway down the road to art. If you perfceto to suggest your own revision of the article, you can go to edit mode requires login.

Literature may be classified according to a variety of systems,…. You may find it helpful to search within the site to see how similar or related subjects are covered. Contact our editors with your feedback. A short story is a novel purified of padding. You can make it easier for us to dealogo and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. He was a journalist for the greater part of his life, briefly a teacher and a justice of the peace.