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Carpentier, Alejo 1904-1980

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Explosion in a cathedral, a novel by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

521 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 9 languages and held by 3,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical novel of Victor Hugues' change from entrepreneur to revoluntary presents a detailed picture of Caribbean life during the French Revolution
The kingdom of this world by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

453 editions published between 1948 and 2018 in 14 languages and held by 3,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this orgy of voodoo, race hatred, madness, and erotomania, Alejo Carpentier records the destruction of King Henri Christophe's black regime, which was built on the same corruption and contempt for human life that brought down French rule while embodying its same hollow grandeur of false elegance attained only through slave labor
Los pasos perdidos by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

430 editions published between 1953 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 2,820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a New York City composer who flees the city with his mistress to the jungle of South America where he begins a search for primitive musical instruments and personal fulfillment
Reasons of state by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

266 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 2,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel tells the tale of the dictator of an unnamed Latin American country who has been living the life of luxury in high-society Paris. When news reaches him of a coup at home, he rushes back and crushes it with brutal military force. But returning to Paris he is given a chilly welcome, and learns that photographs of the atrocities have been circulating among his well-to-do friends. Meanwhile World War One has broken out, and another rebellion forces the dictator back across the ocean. As he struggles with the Marxist forces beginning to find footing in his own country, and Europe is devastated
The harp and the shadow : a novel by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

169 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,809 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novel is structured around the figure of Christopher Columbus and the campaign of Pope Pius IX in the 19th century to canonise Columbus
The chase by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

172 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a nameless, Havana-like city, an anonymous man flees a team of shadowy, relentless political assassins, and ultimately take refuge in a symphony auditorium during a performance. This nightmarish novella does not tell a story so much as map the secret political infrastructure of cities, governments, churches, music, and bodies
War of time by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

225 editions published between 1955 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Belletristik : Kuba ; Prosatexte
Concierto barroco by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

207 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El argumento de Concierto barroco (1974) está basado en un hecho histórico: la composición y estreno en Venecia, en 1773, de una ópera de Vivaldi sobre Montezuma. Atraído por el juego de recursos barrocos que sugiere esta representación escénica, Carpentier nos introduce en un divertimento que relata las peripecias de un indiano que, en compañía de su criado, llega a Europa para buscar instrumentos musicales. Su tema es el encuentro entre dos continentes. Pero aquí la historia también se transfigura e introduce elementos del futuro: Scaelatti y Händel conviven con Stravisnky y Louis Armstrong
The lost steps by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

53 editions published between 1956 and 2001 in English and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Translated into twenty languages and published in more than fourteen Spanish editions, The Lost Steps, originally published in 1953, is Alejo Carpentier's most heralded novel. A composer, fleeing an empty existence in New York City, takes a journey with his mistress to one of the few remaining areas of the world not yet touched by civilization-the upper reaches of a great South American river. The Lost Steps describes his search, his adventures, and the remarkable decision he makes in a village that seems to be truly outside history. Amazon review
La consagración de la primavera : novela by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

171 editions published between 1977 and 2018 in 10 languages and held by 1,105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den kubanske arkitekt Enrique og den russiske danserinde Vera er hovedpersonerne i denne bredt anlagte krønike om det 20. århundredes historie, fra den russiske oktoberrevolution, over Det tredie Rige og Den spanske Borgerkrig til den kubanske revolution og de amerikanske troppers nederlag i Svinebugten
Masterworks of Latin American short fiction : eight novellas( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Translations of works by eminent writers (Cabrera Infante, Carpentier, Cortázar, García Márquez, Guimarães Rosa, Felisberto Hernández, Mutis, Ana Lydia Vega) reprinted from previous editions. Accomplished, excellent translators in all cases. Strong locating introduction by Stavans describes trajectory of novella in Latin America, historical antecedents, and current practices. Short bio-bibliographies of authors. Unusual volume for its varied selection of writers"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
La música en Cuba by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

79 editions published between 1946 and 2004 in 5 languages and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Écue-yamba-ó by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

75 editions published between 1900 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

¡Écue-Yamba-Ó! es la primera novela de Alejo Carpentier y narra la vida de Menegildo Cue, negro cubano en los primeros años del siglo XX. Aunque se ha venido clasificando dentro del cajón desastre llamado «novela afrocubana», lo cierto es que esta obra es una de las más influyentes dentro de su género, y muy reveladora dentro de la producción del autor. Deslumbra y emociona con un crisol de tendencias estilísticas existentes a principios del siglo pasado. Adorna sus detalladas descripciones naturalistas con vanguardistas metáforas del Futurismo. Es una obra fundamental para entender la realidad cubana de inicios de siglo, al propio Carpentier, y una piedra angular dentro de la literatura hispanoamericana
Music in Cuba by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the Publisher: A publishing event: the foundational work on Cuban music by a major figure of the twentieth century, now in English for the first time. In the wake of the Buena Vista Social Club, the world has rediscovered the rich musical tradition of Cuba. A unique combination of popular and elite influences, the music of this island nation has fascinated since the golden age of the son and that New World aural collision of Africa and Europe that made Cuban music the rage in Paris, New York, and Mexico beginning in the 1920s. Originally published in 1946 and never before available in an English translation, Music in Cuba is not only the best and most extensive study of Cuban musical history, it is a work of literature in its own right. Drawing on such primary documents as obscure church circulars, dog-eared musical scores pulled from attics, and the records of the Spanish colonial authorities, Music in Cuba sweeps panoramically from the sixteenth into the twentieth century. Carpentier covers European-style elite Cuban music as well as the popular worlds of rural Spanish folk and urban Afro-Cuban music. In a substantial introduction based on extensive original research, Timothy Brennan explores Carpentier's career prior to the writing of his novels. Looking especially at Carpentier's work as a music reviewer, radio producer, and musical theorist, Brennan suggests new ways of thinking about the role of Latin American artists in Europe between the wars, and the central place of radio and music-club cultures in the European avant-gardes
La ciudad de las columnas by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

41 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La novela latinoamericana en vísperas de un nuevo siglo y otros ensayos by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

28 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tientos y diferencias, ensayos by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

60 editions published between 1964 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El derecho de asilo by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1979 in Spanish and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuentos completos by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

26 editions published between 1979 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guerra del tiempo; tres relatos y una novela by Alejo Carpentier( Book )

49 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Masterworks of Latin American short fiction : eight novellas
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The kingdom of this worldLos pasos perdidosReasons of stateThe harp and the shadow : a novelThe chaseWar of timeConcierto barrocoThe lost steps
Alternative Names
A. C 1904-1980

A. C. (Alejo Carpentier), 1904-1980

Alejo Carpentier

Alejo Carpentier biografía, escritor cubano

Alejo Carpentier biografía, escritor cubano y alguien burda e bello

Alejo Carpentier Cuban novelist

Alejo Carpentier Kuba jacha marka qillqiri

Alejo Carpentier Kuba mama llaqtayuq qillqaq

Alejo Carpentier kubanisch-französischer Schriftsteller

Alejo Carpentier kubański pisarz

Alejo Carpentier Kuuba romaanikirjanik

Alejo Carpentier novel·lista cubà

Alejo Carpentier novelista cubano

Alejo Carpentier romancier cubanez

Alejo Carpentier schrijver uit Cuba (1904-1980)

Alejo Carpentier scrittore, giornalista e critico letterario cubano

Alexius Carpentier

C, A. 1904-1980

C., A. (Alejo Carpentier)

C., A. (Alejo Carpentier), 1904-1980

Cacpêntiê, Alêhô

Cacpêntiê, Alêhô 1904-1980

Carpentier, A. 1904-

Carpentier, A. 1904-1980

Carpentier, A. (Alejo)

Carpentier, A. (Alejo), 1904-

Carpentier, A. (Alejo), 1904-1980

Carpentier Alejo

Carpentier, Alejo, 1904-

Carpentier y Valmont Alejo

Carpentier y Valmont, Alejo 1904-1980

Carpentier y Valmont, Alejo F.

Carpentier y Valmont, Alejo F. 1904-1980

Kārbintīyih, Alīḵū 1904-1980

Karpent'er, A. 1904-1980

Karpent'er, Alecho 1904-1980

Karpentʹer, Alekho

Karpentʹer, Alekho 1904-1980

Karpentier, Alejo 1904-1980

Karpentjeras Alechas

Karpentjers, Aleho 1904-1980

Valmont, Alejo Carpentier y 1904-1980

Valmont, Alejo F. Carpentier y

Valmont, Alejo F. Carpentier y 1904-1980

Αλέχο Καρπεντιέ

Алеха Карпенцьер

Алеха Карпэнт’ер

Алехо Карпентиер

Алехо Карпентьер

Алехо Карпентьер кубинский писатель, журналист, музыкант и музыковед

Алехо Карпентьєр

Карпентьер Алехо

Карпентьер, Алехо 1904-1980

آلخو کارپانتیه

أليجو كاربنتيير

أليخو كاربنتيير، 1904-1980

أليخو كاربنتيير روائي كوبي

كاربانتيير، أليخو، 1904-1980

ਆਲੇਖ਼ੋ ਕਾਰਪੈਂਤੀਅਰ

알레호 카르펜티에르

카르펜티에르, 알레호 1904-1980

アレホ・カルペンティエル

カルペンティエル

カルペンティエール, A

カルペンティエール, アレッホ

カルペンティエール, アレホ

阿莱霍·卡彭铁尔

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