ALEJO CARPENTIER JOURNEY BACK TO THE SOURCE PDF

Carpentier as well had a powerful influence in Latin-American letters. Alejo Carpentier was a versatile scholar and novelist; he infused his work in connection with history, science, politics, art, music, and the tradition of primitive indigenous cultures. Alejo Carpentier both initiated and advocated the growth of the Latin-American anti-novel or new novel, which is an avant-garde form that has no traditional narrative systems. The new novel advocated by Carpentier is characterized by vaguely recognized characters, indifferently arranged chronology, as well as ambiguous meaning Donald, Alejo Carpentier also practiced magic realism, which is a feature of Latin-American narration in which ordinary experience is explicated in extraordinary terms.

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He was also a musicologist, an essayist, and a playwright. Though born in Lausanne to a French father and a Russian mother, Carpentier claimed throughout his life that he was Cuban-born.

He was taken to Havana as an infant. In the s Carpentier was among the founders of the Afro-Cuban movement that sought to incorporate African forms into avant-garde art, particularly music, dance, and the theatre. He remained in France until , when he returned to Havana. In he left Havana again, this time for Caracas , Venezuela. Using that documentation, he began to publish short stories with historical background and instances of the fantastic.

This combination became the hallmark of his work and the formula for magic realism. This and other stories would be collected in the important volume Guerra del tiempo ; War of Time.

In Carpentier returned to Havana to join the victorious Cuban revolution. In Carpentier published another historical novel , El siglo de las luces Explosion in a Cathedral , which chronicles the impact of the French Revolution on Caribbean countries. It was very successful and there were calls to award Carpentier a Nobel Prize , something that eluded him.

In his final years Carpentier turned to lighter, sometimes humorous fiction, as in Concierto barroco ; Eng. In the latter, the protagonist is Christopher Columbus , involved in a love affair with the Catholic Queen Isabella of Castile.

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Journey Back to the Source

He was also a musicologist, an essayist, and a playwright. Though born in Lausanne to a French father and a Russian mother, Carpentier claimed throughout his life that he was Cuban-born. He was taken to Havana as an infant. In the s Carpentier was among the founders of the Afro-Cuban movement that sought to incorporate African forms into avant-garde art, particularly music, dance, and the theatre. He remained in France until , when he returned to Havana.

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