Diamantes y pedernales. Front Cover. José María Arguedas. Editorial Horizonte, – Short stories, Peruvian – pages. Diamantes y pedernales. Front Cover. José María Arguedas. Alianza Editorial, – Short Bibliographic information. QR code for Diamantes y pedernales. Preceded by, Diamantes y pedernales (). Followed by, El Sexto (). Deep Rivers (Spanish: Los ríos profundos) is the third novel by Peruvian writer José María Arguedas.

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Diamantes Y Pedernales by José María Arguedas

Want to Read saving…. The E-mail Address es field is required. Four round holes, like eyes, emanated from the sphere. Resume making your offerif the page does not update immediately. Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Spanish-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December There is also a more powerful type of zumbayllu made from a deformed object but without being round diamanes and with the quality of sorcery layka.

This novel fully develops the lyrical potentialities that lay in Arguedas’ prose from the beginning. The novel describes the maturation process of Ernesto, a year-old who must confront the injustices of the maaria world that he becomes a part of, and who is required to argedas sides.

The novel relates one of the most traditional customs of the indigenous communities of Peru: Set in the village of Puquio in the Southern Sierra of Peru it depicts the performance of a bullfight in the Andean style turupukllay as part of a celebration called ‘yawar punchay’. Medias this blog was made to help people to easily download or read PDF files.

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There are 1 items available. Faced with the refusal of the Indians to comply with the order, the authorities seek a way to allow the bullfights to be performed ‘decently’: As such, its functions are varied, but it is first used to send messages to distant places.

Diamantes Y Pedernales

Adbenkunkus rated it liked it Jan 21, Vargas Llosa recognizes the emotional impact reading Deep Rivers left him, which unambiguously qualifies it as a masterpiece. The title of the work ‘Uku Mayu’ in Quechua alludes to the depth of jlse Andean rivers, which rise in the top of the Andes.

Other offers may also be available. Email to friends Share on Facebook — opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter — opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest — opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. According to critics, this novel marked the beginning of the current neo-indigenista movement, which presented, for the first time, a reading of indigenous issues from a closer perspective.

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It is the story of the triumph of these people in their decision to preserve their cultural identity and aspects of their social organization. For pevernales information, see the Global Shipping Program terms and conditions — opens in a new window or tab No additional import charges on delivery Delivery: This tradition is threatened by an order from the capital, which prohibits what is considered a ‘barbarian’ practice. One of the merits of Deep Rivers is its achievement of a high degree of consistency between the two facets of the text.

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The chapters recounting the revolt of the chicheras and settlers insist on showing that hidden capacity. Dragon rated it liked it Mar 21, In Arguedas wrote the essay ‘The novel and the problem of literary expression in Peru’ La novela y el problema de la expresion literaria en el Peruin which he announced the existence of the novel project. Image not available Photos not available for this variation.

At the same time, more than revealing the oppression and distress of the Indians, this novel seeks to underscore the power and dignity that the Quechua people have preserved in spite of the exploitation and contempt of white people.

It also relates to the solid and ancestral roots of Andean culture, which, according to Arguedas, are the true national identity of Peru. That persuasive power, without which no fiction can live, endows the story before the reader not pass the test of time.

On the other hand, in order to capture the double movement of convergence and dispersion, or unity and disharmony, this novel builds a dense and beautiful symbolic system that creatively retells certain indigenous myths and gives them fresh life.

In this respect the novel functions as a dazzling argiedas operation. Mariana Padron rated it it was ok Diamantees 18, To ask other readers questions about Diamantes Y Pedernalesplease sign up.