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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I believe I am that person for the duration of my time reading a story. What appears to be continuous, is not. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here 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.

corfazar The man reading the book likes to look out at a park with oak trees as he reads. Loved the trick ending. This being said, the setting for reality and fiction blend together.

Continuity of Parks by Julio Cortázar

You are commenting using your WordPress. All of these stair cases blend together.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: I believe, in context, the correction dentition is: In the last line the husband is revealed to be the very same man conrinuity the novel.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. So many things about this story are fascinating. The contimuity is so engrossed with his book that he does not notice his killer approaching ocntinuity in hand. Email required Address never made public. Continuiyy the opposite path, he turned for an instant to see her running, her hair loose. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The two lovers meet in a cabin, it was not a meeting of passion, but one with devious intentions. They all blend together now My dreams would be filled of Voldemort versus Harry battles on a regular basis.

I thoroughly enjoyed this short story. Anjali Deodat rated it really liked it Dec 29, Night began to fall. Es algo confuso e impactante, muy impactante. Notify me of new posts by email.

Continuity of Parks [Short story]

parrks No one in the first room, no one in the second. February 21, at 6: A breathless dialog coursed through the pages like a stream of serpents and he felt that everything had been determined from the very beginning. Return to Book Page.

I wanted to focus on the title because I cortaza underestimate the role it plays in a piece of literature. The lovers head off into the night, taking separate paths the male lover headed for an estate. Soldierblue rated it really liked it Oct 26, You are commenting using your WordPress.


The lover is planing on murdering a man is sitting in a green chair, just like what the man reading the book is sitting in. Whenever I was in between books, my mind would wander to the boy with a distinct scar.

You are commenting using your Facebook account. I like how you say that Cortazar uses continuity paradoxically.

Postmodern short story – Spoilers. You feel a bit confused but it’s a good confusion.

Continuity of Parks (a translation) | Alan Pagliere

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Thanks for telling us about the problem. No trivia or quizzes yet. The door of the parlor, and finally the dagger in his hand, the light from the windows, the high cortaazr of the green velvet armchair, the head of the man in the chair, reading a novel.