The Family of Pascual Duarteby Camilo José CelaTHE LITERARY WORK A novel By Cela was hard at work on The Family of Pascual Duarte, his writing. Cela was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in October , and this novel is considered by many to be his masterpiece. It is the story of an ignorant. The Family of Pascual Duarte (Spanish: La Familia de Pascual Duarte) is a novel written by Spanish Nobel laureate Camilo José Cela.

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This refusal was partially vindicated by the publication history of the novel. Finally, Pascual killed her for all that had happened.

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One day in the fields, while resting from hunting with his dog Chispa, Chispa sat looking at him. There he lodged in the house of a laborer for two weeks.

Pascual ultimately killed him.

On the net Search this work on the net. In February the last parliamentary elections of the Second Republic were held. He muses about his writing, his life, what was and what could have been.

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The Family of Pascual Duarte

In retrospect, though, Pascual observes that an old pattern in his life was reemerging: Learn more about citation styles Citation styles Encyclopedia. The aesthetic sensibility of the time was marked by a different, freer attitude towards art and life. A period of euarte tranquillity in the Duarte home ensued.

Cultural routes Cities, towns and villages Fiestas and traditions Artists and creators Outstanding works. Faced by the need to re-establish effective parliamentary rule and to rehabilitate the tarnished image of Alfonso XIII, the post-Primo de Rivera government called for national elections in April The Family of Pascual Duarte First edition. In the initial paragraph of section four, Pascual explains to the pharmacist, his designated addressee, the lack of a systematic thread in his writing:.


On the right were politicians, priests, military cuarte, and wealthy individuals.

The Family of Pascual Duarte by Camilo José Cela

By using this site, you agree to cailo Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Regrettably, however, the Primo de Rivera dictatorship did nothing to advance the political development of the country. In this section you can search among all our contents by topic to find the different resources available in Spain, such as museums, routes, destinations, monuments and many, many more.

On the day Pascual is specifically remembering, he noticed Almendralejo in the distance. While those who were considered truly serious risks to the Franco regime were jailed or executed at the rate of per month between March and Januarylow-risk dissidents, as well as their families and those of the executed and jailed, were subjected to persecution and ostracism, which lasted into the s.

Hence, even though he and most Spaniards believed until late to early that the Axis would win, Franco only made one significant contribution to the fascist cause. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. His life is full of pain and bad luck. When Duarte and his wife experience the particularistic isolation dividing the landed noble and the peasant, the city and the country, Cela incorporates into his novel a fundamental analyses of the Spanish national situation that culminated in the Civil War.

For Ortega the most negative aspect of particularism is its encouragement of violence by individuals and groups who have lost the socially learned preference and talent for conversation and mediation as ways to resolve problems. His sister, the future runaway and sometimes prostitute Rosario, was born about Views Josee Edit View history.

On the domestic front this meant snuffing out pockets of guerrilla resistance to his rule from die-hard Republicans. Retrieved December 28, from Encyclopedia. Having decided to go to America, he took all the family money and boarded a train bound for Madrid. A month has passed since Pascual wrote about pascuaal hate. He and his story are something like allegorical representations of the Spanish condition.

The first-person narrator-protagonist Pascual Duarte, while awaiting execution in the condemned cell, josee the story of his family life and his homicidal past, culminating in matricide.


While each character has his opinion of Pascual Duarte, only the reader can take equally into account all viewpoints in the effort to cwmilo as truly as possible the meaning of Duarte and The Family of Pascual Duarte. Segments of this group made a mockery of parliamentary rule by widespread election fixing. The Family of Pascual Duarte has various narrators, the main being Duarte, who recounts his history in a rural dialect.

He then felt impelled to kill her. Joose protagonist is from Extremadura and his life unfolds between andyears in which the social and political structures of Spain were marked by extreme instability. After a fierce struggle, he stabbed her in the throat and was covered by her spurting blood.

When overcome by homesickness, Pascual returned to his village, probably in early He had by then learned the basic skills: From the framing materials mentioned above, the reader understands that Pascual spent most of the time between and in prison.

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From prison the year-old agricultural laborer Pascual Duarte narrates faamily life, especially the events that led to his two jail terms for two homicides, and to his execution in for a third murder, that of the local nobleman. She lost two sons, one from a falling off of a burro, and then another Pascualito who died after 11 months.

Between February and Junethere were murders, 1, injured and wounded, churches destroyed and damaged, 69 right-wing political headquarters wrecked and damaged, general strikes and partial ones, and 10 newspaper offices sacked and 33 others attacked Bertrand and Petri, p. In the first section of his narrative, Pascual tells how he used to fish for eels in a foul-smelling stream behind his house.

A new Spanish edition was allowed in