Summary: The well-known Grimms’ fairy tale “Sleeping Beauty” forms the subtext of two recent literary works, Rosario Ferre’s novella “La bella durmiente” (). Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Dec 1, , Dolores Flores-Silva and others published “La bella durmiente” de Rosario Ferré y su. Title: La bella durmiente Title Record # Author: Rosario Ferré View all covers for La bella durmiente (logged in users can change User Preferences.

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It begins with two short letters written anonymously to a “don Felisberto. Feli Gomez marked it as to-read Nov 23, Mexicutioner91 May 6, at Austin rated it liked it Jun bellz, Reading the Nineteenth-Century Spanish Novelferrd. In one of the best-known depictions of literary figures of the nineteenth century, the cartoonist Lemot depicted Gustave Flaubert holding a scalpel that has pierced a heart, which drips blood into an inkwell on the floor.

We’ve decided to take her out of ballet school. Chapel was set up liek a “rumoroso and verde bosque”.

Rosario Ferré

Megan Gilligan rated it it was amazing Dec 10, These cards are ridiculous and funny His eyes are blue, hair dutmiente blonde. Dances in the room, naked. There are various sections described through gossip column articles, others are letters between different characters such as between the reverend mother and don Fabiano.


Refresh and try again. She defines herself in terms of her husband, Ambrosio, but when he dies she thinks of reinventing herself.

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On this topic, see A. When his new wife sits on the balcony, it’s like a doll in a shop window.

Body, Gender, Genreed. Retrieved June 17, What more could a girl want?

Rosario Ferré – Wikipedia

It turns out, as we read in a letter sent by don Fabiano, that his daughter had not wanted to get pregnant because it would mess with her dancing career. But the child is now a curse for her. When the protagonist, a maiden aunt, is bathing in a river, a chigger or harvest mite enters her thigh and causes it to swell to immense proportions. Bronfen, Over Her Dead Body: And though the text feree vague on this point, she may have also extracted Minia’s uterus, which, as the life-giving part of the female, would have been considered the most curative part of the young girl.

Sobre la autora y su obra. As in the process of transubstantiation, in which a Roman Catholic priest transforms a piece of bread the host into the flesh of Jesus Christ, in Minia’s transmutation an inanimate substance the wax statue incrusted with relics becomes inhabited by a living being. Felisberto died too fosario Almost a year has passed.


Notes that guests will give according to their financial ability WOW. Caaro Torrez marked it as to-read Nov 10, This story is told through a series of connected writings instead of one single narration.

This page was last edited on 25 Decemberat Over time, the husband grows old but not his wife, who always sits silently on the porch — much like the doll sits inside at the piano — for all to see. At the moment of the murder, says the narrator: Pablo Paz marked it as to-read Sep 22, He comes upon her one night and, when he looks into her eyes, he sees lots of prawns inside of her instead of actual eyes. He was sleeping on top of her. He has no soul to speak of–just very materialistic.

Taking this hearsay as fact, she kills her niece and takes out her viscera. Open Preview See a Problem? Auerbach, The Woman and the Demon: I wish to thank Kristine Ibsen and James D. Sarah Isenberg rated it really liked it Apr 21, I’m surprised Felisberto never wanted her to stop dancing.