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I just can’t say that one is always or even usually a better approach than the other. Don’t abuse the reader. Unfortunately, our editorial approach may not be able to accommodate all contributions. A short story is a novel purified of padding.

Learn More in these related Britannica articles: Supposedly one of my favorite writers, Borges, reacted strongly against Quiroga’s writing, but oh well. Once you find the precise word, it will have incomparable color; but you must find it. There was a problem with your submission. Edgar Allan PoeAmerican short-story writer, poet, critic, and editor who is famous for his cultivation of mystery and the macabre.

Horacio Quiroga

Don’t use adjectives unnecessarily. And he will pursue your love to the ends of the earth.

William FaulknerAmerican novelist and short-story writer who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Thank you for your feedback. After travels in Europe during his youth, Quiroga spent most of his life in Argentinaliving in Buenos Aires and taking frequent trips to San Ignacio in the jungle province of Misiones, which provided the material for most of his stories. He wrote strange and disturbing stories and led an equally dark life.

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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 anaconda and the poisonous viper. At the bottom of the article, feel free to list any sources that support your changes, so that we can fully understand their context. Any text you add should be original, not copied from other sources.

The cuentidta 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 qyiroga execution. Bob Dylan, American folksinger who moved from folk to rock music in the horacii, infusing the lyrics of…. Uruguay, country located on the southeastern coast of South America.

In fact, the one thing men are universally obsessed with Posted by Daniel Ausema at 9: Yeah, this is the translation I made about a year and a half or two years ago decalgoo posted over there at the time one of countless posts and threads to have disappeared.

Dec 27, See Article History. He was influenced at first by 19th-century writers: If you’re able to revive it exactly as it was, you’re halfway down the road to art. Literature may be classified according to a variety of systems,…. Keep Exploring Britannica Bob Dylan. Let it die and then bring it back. 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 edcalogo tropical jungle earned him recognition as a master of the short story.

The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica. I haven’t read any of his fiction since I was pretty early in my ability to read Spanish, so I’ll make no comment on those right now though reading about him horacil Answers makes uoracio want to go re-read them.

Although only a few of his works are still read,…. Once you’ve found the right words, don’t worry about how they’ll sound, if they’re alliterative or assonant.


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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. Take this as absolute truth, even though it may not be. In a well-constructed story the first three lines are nearly as important as the last three. Believe that your art is an inaccessible peak. Soon, however, he found his own direction in the short story. Love your art like a lover, giving it all your heart.

Don’t begin to write without knowing from the first word where you’re going. Your contribution may be further edited by our staff, and its publication is subject to our final approval. He was a journalist for the greater part of his life, briefly a teacher and a justice of the peace.

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Our editors will review what you’ve submitted, and if it meets our criteria, we’ll add it to the article. Literature, a body of written works. Hey, thanks for doing the legwork to share those. 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. 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.

Don’t distract yourself with what they can’t see or won’t care about.