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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Want to Read saving…. Sep 22, Rai rated it liked it. Deep Rivers is not the most important work of Arguedas; it is however, without a iose, the most beautiful and perfect. She deconstructs his particular use of language, a mix of Quechua and Spanish, as a vehicle to express the political dualities in the Andes.

The principal theme is the performance of the Andean-style bullfight.

Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles containing Spanish-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December That persuasive power, without which no fiction can live, endows the story before the reader not pass the test of time. Lists with This Book.

But it is also a purifying element of negative spaces, and it is under that belief that Ernesto buries his zumbayllu in the backyard of the toilets, in the same place where older inmates sexually abused a mentally disabled woman.

Diamantws last years of the s were very fertile for Arguedas’ literary production. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Watch list is full. He was then in Sicuaniwhere he was teaching at a public ,aria. For Ernesto, the zumbayllu is the ideal instrument for capturing the interplay between objects.

Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Pollo rated it liked it Feb 27, His ideal of integration, a most passionate one, as it originates in his fragmented interiority, is doomed to failure. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom agruedas, institution or organization should be applied.


Offering the story from the perspective of an introverted teenage character, to some extent autobiographical, this narrative of internal examination presents however, from its first line, a distressing reflection on reality, on the nature of the Andean world and its relations with westernized sectors.

Retrieved from ” https: Image not available Photos not available for this variation. The event is accompanied by elements such as music of wakwak’ras trumpets made from the bulls’ hornstraditional chants huaynosconsumption of hard liquor, usage of dynamite in order to kill the bull, and even death of the participants who were gored during the event.

But he does not succeed. Cecilia Garavito rated it joss liked it Feb 27, To ask other readers questions about Diamantes Y Pedernalesplease sign up. For additional information, see the Ddiamantes Shipping Amria terms and conditions — opens in a new window or tab This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. To ask other readers questions about Diamantes Y Pedernalesplease sign up.


The author’s effort is appreciated for offering the most authentic version possible of Andean life, without resorting to convention or the paternalism of previous indigenous literature. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. On this occasion one of the Indian capeadors matador assistantsnicknamed Honrao, was gored by the bull. Deep Rivers First edition.

In this respect the novel functions as a dazzling lyrical operation. This page was last edited on 3 Octoberat Want to Read saving….


Lucila rated it really liked it Nov 09, No trivia or quizzes yet. Jul 10, Humberto Acevedo rated it it was diamanntes. 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.

This pushes Ernesto into a profound awareness: 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. This is the hard lesson that Deep Rivers chronicles.

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Four round holes, like eyes, emanated from the sphere. Adbenkunkus rated it liked it Jan 21, As such, its functions are varied, but it is first used to send messages to distant places.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A text of Arguedas which was published in in the form of autobiography Las Moradas, vol. Vil Moreno rated it really liked it Jan 05, The correspondence between them documents Arguedas’ work in detail. Mariz additional import charges at delivery!

In Abancay, Ernesto is enrolled as argueedas boarder at a religious school while his father continues his travels in search of work. Taking advantage a school vacation, Arguedas wrote the novel non-stop. 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’.