Reynaldo Arenas’ El Mundo Alucinante: Aesthetic and Thematic Focal El Mundo Alucinante o el ‘Postmodernismo’ de Reinaldo Arenas. El mundo alucinante, del escritor cubano Reinaldo Arenas (), es una de las novelas hispanoamericanas mas conocidas y formalmente mas audaces. El mundo alucinante (Spanish) Paperback – Jan 1 El mundo alucinante, del escritor cubano Reinaldo Arenas (), es una de las novelas.

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Threatened with death, he was forced to renounce his work and was released in Jun 04, Marco Damian rated it it was amazing. Mi mensaje no es un mensaje de derrota, sino de lucha y esperanza.

It’s written in every tense, interchangeably. The story is rich with poetic fragments and a range of metaphors throughout the story. Open Preview See a Problem? If this doesn’t sound absolutely annoying to you, it is very rewarding. Reinaldo Arenas’s The Ill-Fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando is a picaresque novel about the real-life Mexican friar who is persecuted for his religious opinions and hatred of the Spanish monarchy and episcopate.

Maybe that’s just how much I dig this girl who had me read it, or maybe it’s actually interesting to read such a strangely and unorthodoxly written book.


Jul 17, Joe rated it liked it.

Hallucinations: or, The Ill-Fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando

Comparable to Don Quixote. Un nuevo favorito personal, sin duda. Maybe I am a little biased aljcinante I wrote my thesis on this book. He escaped from prison and tried to leave Cuba by launching himself from the shore on a tire inner tube. To view it, click here.

Refresh and try again. Hay episodios disparatados, exagerados, y mucho humor negro. There are numerous very improbable hijinx, such as Fray Servando’s witnessing the Battle of Trafalgar, but twice locating it in diferent bodies of water. Yo ya lo soy. If God were here He would have gone mad.

Sep 22, Lina added it. Un laberinto lleno de alucinaciones. As confusing and meandering and I’ll say it seemingly nonsensical this book was, I did find myself enjoying it. The magical realism style, is aludinante mixture of first and third person, is in deed more like a hallucination reflecting the inner and outer struggle of this real life revolutionary priest. In the brilliant tradition of Don Quixote and Candidethis passionate novel by the author of Before Night Falls is a modern masterpiece of Latin Alucinatne fiction.

It reminds of Cortazar’s style. I envy anyone reading this for the first time. His writings and openly gay lifestyle were, by alucinqnte, bringing him into conflict with the Communist government. This, though not a perfect attempt, is another 5 star magical realism tale.


Hallucinations: or, The Ill-Fated Peregrinations of Fray Servando by Reinaldo Arenas

I embarked upon this read because an important lady in my life happened to have written her senior thesis on it and Alejo Carpentier ‘s Explosion in a Cathedral. But as I learned from reading an excellently though out and written thesis, this was intentional.

Return to Book Page. Friar ServandoFrei Servando. He was able to collect enough paper this way to continue his writing.

Una propuesta espectacular en el manejo del tiempo, narrador, recursos, estilo To ask other readers questions about Hallucinationsplease sign up. This book was crazy.

The English translation is pretty shitty. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In terms of stylistics, the novel’s most notable quality is its verbal inventiveness.