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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Continuity of Parks [Short story]

Like the picture above, at a first glance it is one, continuous story. All of these stair cases blend together. This is a short story you shouldn’t read once but at least two or three times.

Martina Cock Irurita rated it really liked it Jul 01, This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat Tim Smith rated it really liked it Jan 02, Night began to fall. I can just disapparate into class. The man ;arks the book likes to look out at a park with oak trees as he reads.


There is a connection between the two worlds. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here You feel a bit confused but it’s a good confusion.

Views Read Edit View history. He influenced an entire generation of Latin American writers from Mexico to Argentina, and most of his best-known work was written in France, where he established himself in February 21, at 6: Anna rated it really liked it May 19, Want to Read saving….

A man reading reading a book somehow becomes a victim of murder within that book. No one in the first room, no one in the second.

There is a lot going on with just 3 pages. Hey, it was a dream.

The relentless double check of the plan was barely interrupted for a park to caress a cheek. For example, I read all 7 Harry Potter books within the first 3 months of college. His technique is splendid and his writing is really good. Diana rated it really liked it Sep 28, A man appearing of status and wealth is reading a book in a green chair.

Continuity of Parks – The Fantastic Short Story in the Americas

This being said, the setting for reality and fiction blend together. Retrieved from ” https: You are commenting using your Twitter account.


The story starts and ends with the man in the green velvet chair returns full circle in a reality that made from both the story we read and the story the man in the chair reads. Windows and doors are sideways, stairs lead to no where, people are sitting on what should be walls.

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Continudad de los Parques does literally translate to continuity of park, yet it can refer to the continuous land that Cortazar creates. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Laura rated it really liked it Feb 26, Email required Address never made public.