COBRA BY SEVERO SARDUY*. TUNDRA, SCORPION, TOTEM, TIGER. —The initiation? —Yeah. Because to be a leader you have to pass through submission . Cobra and Matreiya has 69 ratings and 11 reviews. Nathan N.R. said: In Severo* Sarduy’s* Cobra, the alternation is that of two pleasures in a state of. Cobra has 35 ratings and 7 reviews. Borja said: Sobre lezamesca estupa, pagoda dorada de kilates bigger than life, se sentó el Autor y dispuso palabras d. .

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Metamorphosis, identity games and a baroque over-determined almost humid closeness to the prose makes a heady experience.

Sarduy’s continual efforts to disorient the reader seem xarduy serve no clear purpose. Where is this elsewhere? I love you all words, phrases, sentences, adjectives, discontinuities: Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Although Sarduy’s descriptions can be inspiring and sometimes thrilling in their decadent attentions, I’m left wondering if he, like the many other experimental writers, is lost for a means to create suspense other than by cobfa confusion in his lay reader.

In his novel Cobra won him the Medici Prize. View all 3 comments. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Where is this elsewhere? His third novel, Cobratranslated by Sollers won the Prix Medicis for a work of foreign literature in translation.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. In Sarduy’s obituary in The Independent, James Kirkup wrote, “Sarduy was a genius with words, one of the great contemporary stylists writing in Spanish. Jun 08, Jim Leckband cbra it liked it.

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Dec 12, David Leo rated it really liked it. Sarduy will be remembered chiefly for his brilliant, unpredictable, iconoclastic and often grimly funny novels, works of a totally liberated imagination composed by a master of disciplined Spanish style. Essays Ensayos generales sobre el barroco. Mar 05, Maisie L rated it it was amazing Zarduy Severo Sarduy’s writing takes time and patience and is not for everyone.

This review is cobrx for Cobra and not for Matreiya Cobra is a weird and kind of wonderful book. Get to Know Us. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Unfortunately, the novel bored me. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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Sublime and visceral, bantering and humorous, mesmerizing. Novel Un testigo fugaz y disfrazado. Roland Barthes in “Pleasure of the Text” offered a panegyric to the Cuban writer by describing how “language reconstructs itself elsewhere under the teeming flux of every kind of linguistic pleasure. Cobra seems to be more well-known but the inclusion of Maitreya is the real treat.

Cobra by Severo Sarduy. Published December 3rd by Dalkey Archive Press first published Pinning down anything is like putting your thumb on mercury.

I got lost in the second half, though.

Cobra and Matreiya by Severo Sarduy

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