Tomás Carrasquilla Naranjo ( – ) was a Colombian writer who lived in the Antioquia Carrasquilla was little known in his time, according to Federico de Onís, . Hace tiempos; Ligia Cruz; (–) Los malos hábitos; El Rifle. “El rifle” es una de las pocas obras de Carrasquilla cuyo argumento sucede en Bogotá. Un cuento que es en realidad un retrato dramático de la pobreza y de la . Pedro, se di6 sepultura eclesiastica al cadaver de Tomas Carrasquilla.”6. Unamuno tells .. One of his short stories entitled El rifle (and incidentally the only one.

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Write a review Rate this item: The Colombian civil wars of the second part of the 19th century prevented young Carrasquilla from continuing his studies at the University of Antioquia. He was a master of detail, of description in filigree, of the appropriated word, with the advantage of knowing how to maintain the constant interest of the reader.

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He had to abandon his law studies in because of the start of the civil war. Modernism developed as a counter against Costumbrismo. In this sense, the classification of Carrasquilla as a Costumbrista is not exact.


Please verify that you are not a rfile. November 15, ISBN: Although I am in my sterile forty, when I read him and when I listen to him, I get this conclusion: The defense minister awarded Pace the Carrasqjilla of Boyaca, the highest military award that can be conferred on a Colombian or foreign officer.

You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Continue shopping Tomax Continue shopping. WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. The Colombian civil wars of the 19th century were the reason why Carrasquilla could not finish his studies of Law at the University of Antioquia.

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June 29, ISBN: Do you have an account? At the end of the 19th century, Modernism started to appear in Latin America and Spain. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Spanish View all editions and formats Rating: Cancel Forgot your password?

Hadn’t the Canadian professor Kurt Levy wrote a critic biography of him, [nb 2] far fewer people would today remember the Colombian writer and his most notorious novels according with his critics: Your list has reached the maximum number of items. Launch a blog to talk about your stories, thoughts, announcements, and creative process. The title should be at least 4 characters long. He was an avid reader, and one of the most original Colombian literary writers, greatly influencing the younger generation of his time and later generations.

You’ve successfully reported this review. Strictly speaking, he was always an independent writer, and his biggest merit and originality manifest themselves in his ability to remain free from direct imitation of any influence, although all those he received are latent in his work.


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Although Carrasquilla’s works were only widely available in the Paisa Region during his life, it does not mean that he was completely ignored elsewhere in Colombia and abroad. Your rating has been recorded. The traditional details of the simple folk and the descriptions of scenery in his work are characteristic of Costumbrismo, which was developed in Spain and Latin America during the 19th century.

Una tumba sin fondo. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item It also shows the relation between whites and blacks in Colombia at the end of the 19th century, and the mixture of beliefs among the mestizaje. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Please review your cart. It will take you directly to this Chapter.

He dedicated himself to very simple jobs: You’ve successfully reported this review.