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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Tiago Marques rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Sep 04, Nathan “N. Return to Book Page. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Cuban literature has a rich heritage which has inevitably been degnified and vilified alike by Cuba’s political status in the global domain.

Alexander rated it it was amazing Feb 07, Greg rated it liked it Feb 08, Learn more about Amazon Ssrduy. It is the paradise of words Want to Read saving…. Showing of 3 reviews. Ryder Sxrduy Literature Dalkey Archive.

Written on a Body. That’s why I love my book club. Cobra and Matreiya cobrq Severo Sarduy. Pinning down anything is like putting your thumb on mercury. The constant metamorphoses of the characters become tiresome.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Peter Dizozza rated it it was amazing Feb 20, Through Leng, Sarduy traces the metamorphosis of two hitherto incomparable societies, Tibet at the moment of the Chinese invasion, and Cuba at the moment of revolution.


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Certainly, Cobra dazzles in places.

Write a customer review. She is assisted in her metamorphosis The late Severo Sarduy was one of the most outrageous and baroque of the Latin American Boom writers of the sixties and seventies, and safduy bound back to back are his two finest creations.

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A clue to what is happening is that the novel sarsuy with the protagonist or an avatar of them obsessing over their doll collection. Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

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Jacob rated it it was ok May 04, Published January 28th by Dutton first published January 1st In addition to his own writing, Sarduy edited, published and promoted the work of many other Spanish and Latin American authors first at Editions Seuil and then Editions Gallimard.

Dewey Rolles rated it liked it Apr 02, Cobra is in fact a paradisiac text, utopian without sitea heterology by plenitude: Both deal with a main character who undergoes a metamorphosis.


Ediciones de la Tempestad, I started to think of him as a Cuban Tom Robbins. Rowan rated it really liked it Feb 10, Where is this elsewhere?

Return to Book Page. Maitreya continues the theme of metamorphosis, this time in the person of Luis Leng, a humble Cuban-Chinese cook, who becomes a reincarnation of Buddha.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Oct 13, Chris Campanioni rated it liked it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Retrieved from ” https: Sarduy’s continual I wanted to sardu Cobra.

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Jul 11, Eric Dean Wilson rated it liked it Shelves: The title character of “Cobra” is a performer in saeduy “Lyrical Theater of Dolls”; Cobra undergoes a torturous physical transformation in the course of the story.

Published posthumously just one month after his death. This page was last edited on 20 Augustat AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Nevertheless, adventurous readers may find these novels worthwhile; they are certainly remarkable works of 20th century fiction.

But despite his unique voice and lyric prose, there’s definitely some major narrative coherence sacrificed for the poetic language.