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Journey to the Alcarria (Spanish: Viaje a la Alcarria) is a travel book by the Spanish Nobel Prize-winning author Camilo José Cela. It was published in 1948

Journey to the Alcarria (Spanish: Viaje a la Alcarria) is a travel book by the Spanish Nobel Prize-winning author Camilo José Cela. It was published in 1948. Written in the third person, the book describes the author's travels in the Alcarria region of Spain. It has been described as "the most celebrated Spanish travelogue of all times". It was translated into English by Frances M. López-Morillas and published by the University of Wisconsin Press in 1964.

Journey to the Alcarria. by. Cela, Camilo José, 1916-. La Alcarria - Description and travel. Madison : University of Wisconsin Press. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Trent University Library Donation. Internet Archive Books. Uploaded by station12. cebu on April 3, 2019. SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata).

Camilo José Cela (1916-2002) undertook a walking journey through this Alcarria region in 1946. I Cela prefaces Journey to the Alcarria with a letter to Gregorio Maranon, to whom he dedicates the book. He spent around nclass "gr-hostedUserImg" Camilo. I downloaded this the night before setting off for a four-day trip to the province of Guadalajara. He writes: I didn't see anything strange during my journey, nothing really shocking - a crime, or a triple birth, or a man possessed by devils - and I'm glad of it now, because since I had planned to tell exactly what I saw (for this book isn't a novel, it's more like a geography), if I start off telling horror.

The Alcarria (Spanish: La Alcarria) is a natural region in Castille (Spain)

The Alcarria (Spanish: La Alcarria) is a natural region in Castille (Spain). It is located mainly in Guadalajara Province but also overlaps those of Cuenca and Madrid. Its principal attractions are its fauna and flora and it is noted for its honey and a special breed of lamb. The most notable towns in the region are: Almonacid de Zorita, Brihuega, Cifuentes, Guadalajara, Illana, Priego, Jadraque, Mondéjar, Pastrana, Sacedón, Trillo and Villalba del Rey.

Camilo José Cela was born in Iria-Flavia, a tiny village in the province of La Corña (Galicia), in 1916

Camilo José Cela was born in Iria-Flavia, a tiny village in the province of La Corña (Galicia), in 1916. He is recognized as a leader in the renaissance of the Spanish novel after the Civil War. In awarding him the 1989 Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy said that his first novel, The Family of Pascual Duarte, published in 1942, was the most popular work of fiction in Spanish since Miguel Cervantes' masterpiece Don Quixote was published nearly 400 years ago. Bibliographic information. Journey to the Alcarria.

Journey to the Alcarria is the best known of his vagabundajes, Cela’s term for his books of travels, sketchbooks of regions or provinces. The Alcarria is a territory in New Castile, northeast of Madrid, surrounding most of the Guadalajara province.

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Awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize for Literature, Camilo José Cela has long been recognized as one of the preeminent Spanish writers of the twentieth century. Journey to the Alcarria:. has been added to your Cart. Journey to the Alcarria is the best known of his vagabundajes.

Few will read it for the tonic quality of the travels themselves, for this records a ten-day walking trip through the Alcarria .

Few will read it for the tonic quality of the travels themselves, for this records a ten-day walking trip through the Alcarria, a mountainous rural area northeast of Spain, still primitive (back in 1946 when the trip was taken). An extraordinarily powerful novel, The Family of Pascual Duarte is being published by Atlantic Monthly Press in September (see report p. 678).

Awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize for Literature, Camilo José Cela has long been recognized as one of the . Journey to the Alcarria is the best known of his vagabundajes, Cela's term for his books of travels, sketchbooks of regions or provinces. The region is high, rocky, and dry, and is famous for its honey.

In the summer of 1946, seven years after the end of the Spanish Civil War, Camilo Jose Cela set out on foot to discover the heart of Spain. He chose the Alcarria because it was a place reknowned for its Spanishness.
Journey to the Alcarria download epub
Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Author: Camilo Jose Cela
ISBN: 1862071330
Category: Reference
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Granta Books (May 14, 1998)
Pages: 144 pages