Andres Caicedo – El Atravesado (1a Edicion).pdf – Download as PDF File .pdf) or view presentation slides online. El atravesado. Front Cover. Andrés Caicedo Estela. Grupo Editorial Norma, – pages Bibliographic information. QR code for El atravesado.

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He wrote also some essays: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It is a very difficult and labyrinthine world and those over there do not give support, fearing competition.

It was also the year of ” Ojo al cine ” Attention to the Cinemaa magazine specialized in cinema, made by himself and that became the most important publication on that subject in Colombia. The Cinema Club attracted many students, intellectuals andrss critics who used to watch the movies and meet afterwards to discuss and analyze the films with Caicedo. He returned to the USA, but this time to participate in the International Exposition of Cinema and a year later the publishing house ” Pirata de Calidad ” published his story ” El Atravesado ” with cwicedo economical support of his own mother and getting ayravesado recognition.

Caicedo’s work has as its context the urban world and its social conflicts, especially those of young people. He abandoned the university in to join the Cali Theatre Company Teatro Experimental de Cali as an actor, and there he met the famous Colombian director Enrique Buenaventura.

This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Universidad del Valle, link retrieved on June 14, He knew enough English and had the dream to meet the legendary Roger Corman in order to sell to him four of his play scripts that his sister had translated into English.


Caicedo considered that his best work was “Maternity”, a story written in Retrieved from ” https: He killed himself because he saw too much. Some sources say that he used to say that to live more than 25 years was a shame and it is seen as the main reason of his suicide on March 4, when he was that age.

He had problems standing on his own two feet.

Andres Caicedo – El Atravesado (1a Edicion).pdf

As with his passion for literature, Caicedo liked cinema and stage. Views Read Edit View history. He was less the rocker that Atraveszdo want and more of an intellectual.

Inhe wrote his first play, ” Las curiosas conciencias ” Curious Minds and his first story, ” Infection “.

This name uses Spanish naming customs: He had imbalances, life-induced anxiety. However, the dream of the Colombian writer was unsuccessful and Corman never had the works on his hands.

Most of Caicedo’s works were published after his death, thanks to caiceso commitment of some of his friends. And he had to write in order to survive. Editorial de la Facultad de Humanidades.

El atravesado – Andrés Caicedo Estela – Google Books

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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Despite his premature death, his cicedo are considered to be some of the most original produced in Colombia.

Contrary to the school of magic realismthe work of Caicedo is grounded completely in social reality. Caicedo had mentioned that to live past the age of 25 was madness [9] atravesqdo he was loyal to what he said then on March 4, From Berchmans he was expelled to go to Colegio San Luis inagain expelled and finally he could finish his high school in Colegio Camacho Perea in He was not comfortable with life.

Link retraived on June 14, The importance of the letters is that they show the turbulence of his soul. However, his academic atrafesado discipline was rather the same, a reason to be transferred again to Cali, this time to Colegio Berchmans, an institution that would influence his works.

He took 60 pills of secobarbital.