Perhaps Cortázar’s most famous short stories are those that, like “Continuidad de los parques” (“Continuity of Parks”), have a fantastical quality. “Continuity of. Continuidad de los parques. Date Monday Many thanks. Incidentally, have you read my earlier Cortazar rendition of “La noche boca arriba”?. Julio Cortázar. The story setting goes from a man looking out into the park, to a setting of a cabin within the park. The author blurs the line.

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From this hour forth, each moment would have its use, minutely detailed. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat This is an awesome translation!!! June 17, Melancholy Korean. The door of the reading room, and then the danger in the hand, the light of the grand windows, the high back of the green-velvet armchair, the head of the man in the chair, reading a novel. A dialogue ran eagerly through the pages like a stream of serpents, and one felt as if all had been decided from the start.

From the opposite trail, he turned for a moment to watch her run with her hair flowing loosely. La entrada no fue enviada. Comment Moderation Enabled Your comment will not appear until it has been cleared by a website editor. He sits in a green velvet chair, savoring the feeling of sinking into the story while enjoying his cigarettes and the view of the park from his study window.


His memory retained with no effort the names and appearances of the main characters, and so the novelistic illusion came upon conntinuidad almost immediately.

Continuidad de los parques

He gradually let himself become interested in the plot, in the characters. This article needs additional citations for verification. My Spanish teacher didn’t give my class a translation of this story, only her favorite class. Jacquelyn septiembre 20, en Thank you so much.

You’re welcome, Zeze, and thanks for your comments! Armed with the dagger, the man goes inside the house and sees his victim: Thanks for your feedback, EJ! The door of the living room, and then the dagger in his hand, the light of those large windows, the old recliner with green velvet seat, the head of a man reading a novel. Urgent business made him abandon it for a time; but he returned to its pages while on his way back to the farmland estate.

November 9, veej. Thanks for your comments, Joe! Thanks for this, it will help me ace my quiz tommorrow.

This was a huge help!! Posted on diciembre 7, at I could not resist commenting. Beyond the grand windows, the air danced in the evening air under the oaks.

Reader Comments very clever. You can either use the [ Trackback URL ] for this entry, or link to your response directly. Thank you so much, had it not been that I stumbled across your site, I would have not understood the story well enough. You’re very welcome, Sean, and thanks so much for your kind comments! February 24, deeblog. Without looking continuicad each other, they were both attached rigidly to the task that awaits them as they separated from each other at the door of the cabin.


November 10, Kyle. You can read the original here. C, cortaazr very welcome and thanks for your comments. Then her lover arrived, his face hurt from the whiplash of a branch. At the top, two doors. Los buques suicidantes Lot No.

No one would be in the first room, no one in the second. It began to get dark. They have helped me pxrques. All at once cohtinuidad felt his head relaxing comfortably in the velvet of the old recliner, cigarettes persisting within reach of his hands, and, beyond the large windows, the evening air dancing below the oaks. The dagger grew warm against his chest, and below beat cowering liberty. You’re welcome, Kenny, and thanks for your comments. Crea un blog o un sitio web gratuitos con WordPress.

December 1, deeblog.

Also, many thanks for permitting me to comment! She must follow the path that goes to the north.

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Hi Casey, thanks for your comments. November 17, IB. Nothing had been forgotten: October 6, deeblog.