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Campos De Nijar by Juan Goytisolo, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Juan Goytisolo: Campos De Nijar by Campos De Nijar, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. In I, Juan Goytisolo published his travelogue Campos de Níjar, subsuming critics as a form of protest about the social conditions in Níjar, and in Almería.

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Seemingly an intimate travel book, Juan Goytisolo’s short narrative grimly revisits Almeria under Franco’s r. Seemingly an juna travel book, Juan Goytisolo’s short narrative grimly revisits Almeria under Franco’s rule. His earlier visits allow him to compare his “chosen homeland” to a past time and a fundamentally unchanged zone, neglected by Franco and Spain itself.

At once, then, “Nijar Country” doubles time and space, the first of its many such doublings. One boy, jjan named Juan, implores the narrator our Juan?

The boy may embody a past Juan of whom the present man is avatar–and what about the other Juans in the book?

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Readers of Goytisolo’s later books, such as “Juan the Landless,” may be surprised by “Nijar Country”‘s precociously complex counterpoint, so deftly manipulated as to possibly escape detection. Goytisolo has written other “travelogs,” each accomplishing multiple purposes.


Here his vocabulary and grammar sound Nijar’s soulful culture. Peter Bush’s flexible translation admirably hurdles such potential obstacles of diction and expression. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

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Paperbackpages. Published September 1st by Seix Barral first published To see what your friends goutisolo of this book, please sign up. Lists with This Campis.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. AitziST rated it it was ok Oct 13, Xavier rated it it was ok Oct 08, Viviana Calmasini rated it it was ok May 17, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. En se le ha otorgado el Premio Cervantes de las Letras. A vocal opponent of Franco, he left Spain goytizolo France in In Paris, he worked as a consultant for the publisher Gallimard while he was also working on his own oeuvre.


There he met his future wife, Monique Langue and Jean Genet, who influenced his vision of literature. While living in Paris, he started the most experimental side of his books. Mixing poetry with painting and fiction with non-fiction, he explored the possibilities of language, leaving behind the social commentary of his first novels.

In the seventines he visited Marrakech ofently. In he bought a house there.

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Inafter the death of his wife, he moved there and adopted Morocco as main residence. He camops widely considered one of the most important Spanish authors of his time.

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