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Di Benedetto, Antonio 1922-1986

Overview
Works: 66 works in 353 publications in 11 languages and 2,601 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PQ7797.B4343, 863
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Zama by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
71 editions published between 1956 and 2015 in 11 languages and held by 446 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"First published in 1956, Zama is now universally recognized as one of the masterpieces of modern Argentinean and Spanish-language literature. Written in a style that is both precise and sumptuous, Zama takes place in the last decade of the eighteenth century and describes the solitary, suspended existence of Don Diego de Zama, a highly placed servant of the Spanish crown who has been posted to Asunción, the capital of remote Paraguay. Eaten up by pride, lust, petty grudges, and paranoid fantasies, Don Diego does as little as he possibly can while plotting an eventual transfer to Buenos Aires, where everything about his hopeless existence will, he is confident, be miraculously transformed and made good. Don Diego's slow, nightmarish slide into the abyss is not just a tale of one man's perdition but an exploration of existential, and very American, loneliness. Zama's stark, dreamlike prose and spare imagery make every word appear to emerge from an ocean of things left unsaid"--
Sombras, nada más-- by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
14 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in Spanish and Italian and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Emanuel, a journalist at a local newspaper, becomes editor by supporting the paper's conservative stance and censoring anything outside its political views while getting involved with his boss's mistresses
Los suicidas; [novela] by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
26 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El silenciero by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
30 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Le narrateur-sans-nom, le silenciaire, dit du bruit qu'il asservit, qu'il corrompt l'être. Il entraîne sa mère et son épouse dans sa quête d'un lieu inaccessible au son. Le champ de sa conscience tend à se rétrécir jusqu'à ne plus laisser entrer que les bruits. Sa raison s'altère et chancelle. Le silenciaire fait partie d'une trilogie, avec Zama et Les suicidés.--[Memento]
Cuentos claros by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Absurdos by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2004 in Spanish and French and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuentos completos by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in Spanish and Portuguese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El hacedor de silencio by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
13 editions published between 1982 and 1986 in Spanish and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Caballo en el salitral by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
8 editions published in 1981 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cuentos del exilio by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
8 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in Spanish and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mundo animal; cuentos by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
7 editions published between 1953 and 1971 in Spanish and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Páginas de Antonio di Benedetto by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
5 editions published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El juicio de Dios : antología de cuentos by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mundo animal ; El cariño de los tontos by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in Spanish and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El pentágono : novela en forma de cuentos by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2006 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Annabella : novela en forma de cuentos : "El Pentágono," pasado en limpio por el autor by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
6 editions published in 1974 in Spanish and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aballay by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
4 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
El célebre relato "Aballay" de Antonio Di Benedetto es el punto de partida de la película homónima de Fernando Spiner. Hay coincidencias geográficas y sociales entre la vida rural del lejano oeste norteamericano y la pampa sudamericana: las grandes extensiones no conquistadas, los hombres que viven a caballo y la ley ausente, que deja lugar al culto de las armas y la pelea; el relato agrega los componentes de la venganza y el duelo, una temática de alcance global. "Aballay", la película, es también un nuevo abordaje de la gauchesca, con el desafío de salirse del estereotipo de la gauchesca pampeana -en esta ocasión, es el gaucho habitante de los Valles Calchaquíes con su importante influencia indígena- y de redescubrir al gaucho como personaje, con la liturgia de sus armas, su relación con la ley y su íntima vinculación con el caballo, protagonista fundamental de la colonización. (www.adrianahidalgo.com)
Declinación y Ángel by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
10 editions published between 1958 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Six shooters ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten years after looking into the eyes his father's killer, one young man is on the hunt for the gang of outlaws that left him fatherless. With just a sketch of their faces he travels from town to town taking up odd jobs in exchange for shelter. Until one day the marauding gangs' leader steps foot on the property he is staying at and ignites his undeniable urge to satisfy his vengeance
Stille. Erzählung by Antonio Di Benedetto( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
Spanish (260)
French (8)
Italian (8)
English (5)
German (4)
Portuguese (2)
Catalan (2)
Gujarati (1)
Polish (1)
Hebrew (1)
Czech (1)
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