La forja de un rebelde has ratings and 32 reviews. José said: Desde hace tiempo tenía ganas de meterle mano a la autobiografía de Arturo Barea, hace. The first of the three volume book, The Forge, covers the Arturo Barea’s early life .. Decir que hay que leer La forja de un rebelde para entender la Historia de. La forja de un rebelde (TV Series ) Antonio Valero as Arturo Barea.

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Arturo Barea

Retrieved 4 March Maxim Lieber was Barea’s literary agent in and Cody rated it really liked it Apr 07, Jenna rated it really liked it Sep 05, Deinos rated it really liked it Apr 13, Barea is compared with Tolstoi, a comparison warranted if only because of the lenght of both The Forge and War and Umbut more so because they share the wonderful ability of reflecting a country and its people, and the struggle to find the causes of the historical events that shook them.

Want to Read saving…. En ella, Barea narra su infancia y primera juventud en el Madrid de principios de siglo. His inability to sleep due to the bombing and the resulting nervous breakdown felt almost too real and I found myself holding my breath in parts.

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It is also properly spanish to bash oneself a little bit. His main remark about it is that Ilse told him to do away with rhetorical flourishes. Nov 11, Rick rated it it was amazing Shelves: His experience in the Spanish Army in Morocco during the bloody Riff War of forj early s, chronicled in The Track, affected him deeply and brought him back to Spain with a new perspective.


We meet Barea as a child, his beloved mother is a poor washer woman but he lives with his wealthy relatives and this creates in him a feeling of not belonging anywhere.

But any self-respecting Spanish woman will tell you that he probably did because intelligent, intellectual, socialist, well-educated women, capable of matching Barea, who was used to be the most intelligent man in the room, were few and far between.

This resulted in his first experience of the class divisions that riddled Spanish society, when his own sister accused him of “acting the gentleman” while she worked as a servant.

Alessandro rated it really liked it Oct 08, Retrieved 11 May In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Originally published in the late s, and never before available in paperback in the United States, Arturo Barea’s astonishing Spanish trilogy is both the autobiography torja a man and forjs biography of a nation during the first four decades of the twentieth century, one of the most crucial periods in Spain’s long history. And he never does give up on the poetry of an image.

The latter is remembered mostly for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade and its famous members.

Archived from the original on 24 September His work as a censor at the Telefonica is mentioned in other peoples books too and I believe he was a bit of a legend. The third volume covers the Spanish Civil War.

Not Bad Reviews blakerosser Barea served his compulsory military service in Ceuta and Moroccorising to the rank of sergeant in an Engineers regiment of the Spanish Army and seeing action in the Rif War. Linda rated it really liked it Sep 13, Return to Book Page.


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El principal, ricos contra pobres. He describes actions by using short, simple sentences with as little emotional rhetoric as possible; the resulting prose is concentrated, concrete and capable of conveying emotion and irony.

I have many things to say about this wonderful book. I have many things to say about this wonderful book.

I came to this book after all from Orwell’s Homage to Cataloniaor perhaps it was from For Whom the Bell Tolls — in any case I’ve read and loved two books about the Spanish Civil War and was eager to read a depiction from an actual Spaniard. Oct 17, Tuck rated it it was amazing Shelves: This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Preview — La forja de un braea by Arturo Barea.

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I am no Historian, and neither is Barea, though I think soldiers of all creeds have the capacity to rape. Be the first to ask a question about La forja al un rebelde. These Racist and Orientalist accusatory attitudes here become the trough of an otherwise epic novel.

While visiting Madrid recently, I finished “The Forge,” the first volume in this trilogy. Bought in Skoob books in or as part of a three volume autobiography. The books were translated into English by Ilse Barea and first published between and