Continuity of Parks (a translation). Translated by Alan Pagliere​ from the original by Julio Cortázar Read the original at Biblioteca Digital Ciudad Seva. He had. THE CONTINUITY OF PARKS. BY JULIO CORTÁZAR. H. E HAD BEGUN TO READ THE NOVEL. a few days before. He had. put it aside because of some. Cortazar’s “The Continuity of Parks” plays on the philosophical movement of Idealism. The movement comments on the power of the mind.

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Notify me of new posts by email. Anjali Deodat rated it really liked it Dec 29, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign coratzar.

From the opposite path, he turned for an instant to see her running, her hair loose. This site uses cookies.

This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Laura rated it really liked it Feb 26, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I also had hard time understanding this story when I first continuify it: A continuity of setting makes the distinction between fantasy and reality even harder to make.


Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Notify me of new comments via email. This being said, the setting for reality and fiction blend together.

He had started reading the novel a few days earlier. Noor Ferdous rated it really liked it Mar 06, The story starts with a busy upper-class man who has a unique passion for books.

Postmodern short story – Spoilers. It was first published in in the Editorial Sudamericana. The novel-esque illusion won him over almost immediately.

This is what I call a great story. Diana rated it really liked it Sep 28, There are two sides that mix themselves nicely in this story. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The lovers head off into the night, taking separate paths the male lover headed for an estate.

Loved the trick ending.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. And now he ran too, hiding among the trees and hedges, until cortasar was able, in the pale purple mist of twilight, to make out the tree-lined drive that led to the house. There is a connection between the two worlds.

Continuity of Parks [Short story]

Trivia About Continuity of Par Priscila rated it really liked it Apr 21, L Poirot rated it really liked it Jan 11, Esme rated it really liked it Mar 09, The door of the parlor, and finally the dagger in his hand, the light from the windows, the high back of the green velvet armchair, the head of the man in the chair, reading a novel.


Cortazag wanted to focus on the title because I typically underestimate the role it plays in a piece of literature. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Lists with Aprks Book.

February 21, at 6: The book he is reading takes place in a cabin within a many trees. Windows and doors are sideways, stairs lead to no where, people are sitting on what should be walls. Darling rated it really liked it Jul 14, The book is about a lady and her lover; we can assume they are not supposed to be together. Javiera Riedel rated it really liked it Nov 03, You are commenting using your Facebook account.

This article needs additional citations for verification. This tale is really good. You are commenting using your Twitter account. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use.

I like how you say that Cortazar uses continuity paradoxically. Notify me of new comments via email.