Horacio Quiroga. (). Decálogo del perfecto cuentista. I. Cree en un maestro —Poe, Maupassant, Kipling, Chejov— como en Dios mismo. II. Cree que. It will hardly surprise anyone if we affirm that in Horacio Quiroga’s texts the end of In his famous “Decálogo del perfecto cuentista” — his epigrammatic list of. Decálogo para el cuentista Julio Ramón Ribeyro () .. Horacio Quiroga – El regreso de Anaconda Horacio Quiroga – Decálogo del perfecto cuentista.

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Soon, however, he found his own direction in the short story. He will make it his life long mission to cherish and please you Hey, thanks for doing the legwork to share those. He was influenced at first by 19th-century writers: I think I remember you sharing these on FW way back in the day. Quiroga began to suffer from illness and chronic depression; his later writings reflect the overwhelming sense of futility that eventually led to his suicide in a charity hospital.

Horacio Quirogaborn December 31,SaltoUruguay—died February 19,Buenos AiresArgentinaUruguayan-born short-story writer whose imaginative portrayal of the struggle of man and animal to survive in the tropical jungle earned him recognition as a master of the short story. Let it die and then bring it back. Don’t write under the influence of emotion. They will be useless tales of color on a weak noun. Take this as absolute truth, even though it may not be.

You can make it easier for us to review and, hopefully, publish your contribution by keeping a few points in mind. And he will pursue your love to the ends of the earth. The name has traditionally been applied to those imaginative works of poetry and prose distinguished by the intentions of their authors and the perceived aesthetic excellence of their execution. If you want to express with exactitude this—”From the river the cold wind blew”—there are no other words in the human language to express it.


More than anything, the development of the personality is a long road. Don’t abuse the reader. I just can’t say that one is always or even usually a better approach than the other.

Horacio Quiroga

In a well-constructed story the first three lines are nearly as important as the last three. Keep Exploring Britannica Bob Dylan. In fact, the one thing men are universally obsessed with Tuesday, May 15, At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Help us improve this article! The work generally recognized as his masterpiece, Anacondaportrays on several levels—realistic, philosophical, and symbolic—the battles of the snakes in the tropical jungle, the nonpoisonous cuentsita and the poisonous viper.

Sometimes I know where I’m going when I start, but just as often getting halfway through the story is the only way I can figure out how the heck it’s going to end.

If you prefer to suggest your own revision of hiracio article, you can go to edit mode requires login. Believe that your art is an inaccessible peak. Literature, a body of written works. Have blind faith, not in your ability to succeed, but in the zeal of your desire to.

As much as you can, resist imitation, but imitate if the influence is too strong.

The last rel I searched for an English translation of this online, I couldn’t find any, so what follows is my own translation. Newer Post Older Post Home. Love your art like a lover, giving it all your heart. Thank you for your feedback. He also excelled in depicting mental illness and hallucinatory states, in stories that anticipate those of later century masters such as the American writer William Faulkner. Although only a few of his cjentista are still read,….


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I’ve certainly had times when Horacip knew from the start where I was going and times when I knew nothing but the opening line. Bob Dylan, American folksinger who moved from folk to rock music in the s, infusing the lyrics of….

Don’t distract yourself with what they can’t see or won’t care about. Don’t think about your friends when you write, nor in what impression your story will create.

He was a journalist for the greater part of his life, briefly a teacher and a justice of the peace. Voltaire, one of the greatest of all French writers.

Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Contact our editors with your feedback. Exploring his view of life as an endless struggle for survival, Quiroga depicted the primitive and the savage with exotic imagery in such collections as Cuentos de la selva ; Stories of the Jungle and La gallina decalogi y otras cuentos ; The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories.

The fifth one suits my control freakishness just fine. A short story is a novel purified of padding.