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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His theory blew his mind.
Golesworthy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Vemos a la gente: Flashbacks take you back to how he rose from unemployment. May 29, Francisco Moreno rated it really liked it. 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 of a man and the biography of a nation during the first four decades of the twentieth century, one of atruro most crucial periods in Spain’s long history.
His main remark about it is that Ilse told him to do away with rhetorical flourishes.
La forja de un rebelde by Arturo Barea (4 star ratings)
Books by Arturo Barea. FaringdonOxfordshire, England. It is first though, an autobiography; a personal account of Spain through the eyes of a child who comes of age as a soldier, an intellectual, a worker, and a man. La ruta-tras regresar de la guerra de Marruecos, enfermo y desencantado, Arturo se aburguesa: Books by Arturo Barea.
The Forging of a Rebel by Arturo Barea
I mean, this guy looooves his mother, but he had waited his whole life for Ilse. How are you to wring their necks in hope they see truth, when they equally seemingly have justification for their beliefs, this is what Barea seemed to struggle with sincerely, because the war that split Spain in two also split him, ultimately he narrowed it down to two wars, a war of Bureaucracy, Politicians and ideology while what everyone missed was that the war was one for equality and freedom.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. During and after the war, the international angle dominated books, films, and articles, a fact that bothered Barea as much as it did when he worked in besieged Madrid during the war as a censor.
Jul 09, Guillermo Arribas rated it really liked it. Be the first to ask a question about La forja de un rebelde. How are you to wring their necks in hope they see truth, when they equally seemingly have justification for their beliefs, this is what Barea seemed to struggle with sincerely, because the war that split Spain in two also split him, ultimately he narrowed it down to two wars, a war of Bureaucracy, Politicians and ideology while what everyone missed was that the war was one for equality and freedom.
One is tempted to deduce that he latched onto an Austrian because he was sick of his country, and the guy who wrote the introduction of my edition does. Africaof the experience of being under fire – all wonderful. And the love story with its corresponding civil war background is at least twice as romantic as the one in For Whom the bell tolls.
A captivating coming-of-age novel, ideal to anyone who is interested in the Spanish Civil War. Still, the lack of forethought in explaining things for a more ignorant future audience renders the book not necessarily dated, but certainly not timeless.
The Forging of a Rebel was always imagined by its Spanish author as a single ambitious work. I have many things to say about this wonderful book.
Prosa simple, directa y cercana. Basically, the book would have been much better had it been xrturo to under pages. Obreros frente a chupatintas. Joaquin rated it really liked it Aug 19, En algunos casos incluso demasiado manidas. Cody rated it really liked it Apr 07, Barea is compared with Tolstoi, a comparison warranted if only because of the lenght of both The Forge and War and Peacebut 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.
A coming of age story from a world that existed less than years ago, but has completely disappeared.
El final mezcla el exilio con detalles sobre el proceso de escritura de esta obra. From then until his death, Barea worked for the BBC ‘s World Service Spanish section, while contributing articles and reviews to various literary publications, as well as writing books.
The Forging of a Rebel
If you are looking at understanding the mechanics of the Spanish Civil War then this book will come in handy only if you supplement it with other literature. Richard rated it really liked it Dec 13, But overall I can’t fully recommend this to anyone who is not already highly interested in the Spanish Civil War as I wasor in Spain from a century ago, or in socialism at its most elemental.
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This is an essential question which having the right tools to approach it will help in how you decide to pursue your politics and how you pursue that Truth. His work as a censor at the Telefonica artruo mentioned in other peoples books too and I believe he was a bit of a legend.