☆ Adiós, Cordera! y Otros Cuentos ✓ Leopoldo Alas
Hija de Biblioteca clasica, esta coleccion abierta a los autores contemporaneos quiere ser una invitacion a conciliar el placer de la lectura con los datos necesarios para la plena comprension de las obras Los libros se publican de acuerdo con el texto critico mas autorizado y con notas que lo hacen facilmente inteligible, pero sin entretenerse en pormenores inutiles ParHija de Biblioteca clasica, esta coleccion abierta a los autores contemporaneos quiere ser una invitacion a conciliar el placer de la lectura con los datos necesarios para la plena comprension de las obras Los libros se publican de acuerdo con el texto critico mas autorizado y con notas que lo hacen facilmente inteligible, pero sin entretenerse en pormenores inutiles Para los modernos se vuelve a las primeras ediciones o a las versiones revisadas por el autor, y la anotacion se situa al final del volumen Tambien al final, en uno y otro caso, figuran un estudio sobre el autor y la obra y otros materiales complementarios como bibliografias, antologias de la critica, ilustraciones, mapas o glosarios.
Leopoldo Garc a Alas y Ure a 25 April 1852 13 June 1901 , also known as Clar n, was a Spanish realist novelist born in Zamora He died in Oviedo.Alas spent his childhood living in Le n and Guadalajara, until he moved to Oviedo in 1863 There he studied for the Bachillerato B.A degree and began his law studies He lived in Madrid from 1871 to 1878, where he began his career as a journalist adopting the pen name Clar n in 1875 and he graduated with the thesis El Derecho y la Moralidad Law and Morality in 1878 He taught in Zaragoza from 1882 to 1883 In 1883 he returned to Oviedo to take up a position as professor of Roman law.Above all, Clar n is the author of La Regenta, his masterpiece and one of the best novels of the 19th century It is a long work, similar to Flaubert s Madame Bovary, one of its influences Other influences included Naturalism and Krausism, a philosophical current which promoted the cultural and ethical regeneration of Spain.La Regenta is special for its great wealth of characters and secondary stories, while the main character s description is left slightly unfocused and vague On the other hand, the downfall of the provincial lady has a place amidst two very diverse suitors the most handsome man in the city and the cathedral s priest The depiction of this priest is a key part of the book.For the description of the provincial atmosphere and the city s collective life, Clar n used techniques such as the internal monologue or the free indirect style, which makes the story be narrated by the characters themselves and allows the reader to penetrate in their intimacy.In 1890, he published a new novel, Su nico hijo Even though most critics consider it as a lesser novel in comparison with La Regenta, it is equal to the former in the skill with which the technical resources are used Su nico hijo was originally meant to be the introduction to a trilogy, but aside from an outline and a few fragments of the two sequels, Su nico hijo was Clar n s last full length novel.Apart from these works, Clar n is also the author of magnificent stories and of a large number of journalistic articles He also wrote an essay, La Literatura en 1881 1882 , in collaboration with Armando Palacio Vald s.Leopoldo Alas remains a rather enigmatic figure in the Spanish literary world, leaving a legacy that encouraged the search for God and humanism simultaneously This aberrant confluence has facilitated the presence of various interpretations regarding the author s writings, most noticeably of his masterpiece, La Regenta.
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