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A cock-eyed comedy

starring friar Bugeo Montesino and other fairies of motley feather and fortune
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City Lights Books , San Francisco
StatementJuan Goytisolo ; translated by Peter Bush.
ContributionsBush, Peter R., 1946-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPQ6613.O79 C3913 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3413636M
ISBN 100872864502
ISBN 139780872864504
LC Control Number2005029777

In A Cock-Eyed Comedy, Father Trennes is like Virginia Woolfs Orlando, a spirit of the age moving through several centuries of Spains most recent incarnation is as an Opus Dei religious leader in present-day Spain, whose conformity Goytisolo delightfully savages.

A cast of real people and invented characters, including Roland Barthes, Jean Genet, and Manuel/5. In A Cock-Eyed Comedy, Father Trennes is like Virginia Woolf’s Orlando, a spirit of the age moving through several centuries of Spain’s history.

His most recent incarnation A cock-eyed comedy book as an Opus Dei religious leader in present-day Spain, whose conformity Goytisolo delightfully Pages: The Paperback of the Carajicomedia (A Cock-Eyed Comedy) by Juan Goytisolo at Barnes & Noble.

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from the Spanish by Peter Bush. City Lights $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Spanish literary. A Cock-Eyed Comedy lives up to its title -- and, typically for the book, does so in more ways than one.

Not only is the title to be taken more or less literally, but it also references another book of the same title, a 16th century Cock-Eyed Comedy that here takes on a life of its own.

A Cock-Eyed Comedy is a transgressive dark comedy with a significant message about religion and sexuality. Praise for A Cock-Eyed Comedy: "Goytisolo delivers. While he's busy poking fun at nearly all of us reading his novel, he's also pulling back the veils of religion, politics, sex and gender we all enjoy wearing." – The San Francisco Chronicle.

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[Juan Goytisolo; Peter R Bush] -- "God works in mysterious ways and in A Cock-Eyed Comedy, Juan Goytisolo takes on the Spanish Catholic church." "Father Trennes, our hero, is like Virginia Woolf's Orlando, a spirit of the age. This is the sense of “cockeyed” in the song “Cockeyed Optimist” from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “South Pacific” (“I have heard people rant and rave and bellow / That we’re done and we might as well be dead / But I’m only a cock-eyed optimist / And I can’t get it into my head”).

City Lights Books has done it again -- the bourgeois-bashing San Francisco publisher is stirring up trouble with the publication of Juan Goytisolo's religious gay sex farce, "A Cock-Eyed Comedy.". He can still shock with a novel such as Carajicomedia (A Cock-eyed Comedy), now in its fifth edition since publication five months ago in Spain; it's a Swiftian satire on the Catholic church and Author: Maya Jaggi.

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