C?ncer, chabolas y castraci?n: el Madrid de la posguerra en Tiempo de Silencio, de Luis Mart?n-Santos.

Given three textual elements: mice cancer, life in shanties and castration, a metonymy of the Spanish postwar is constructed in the novel Tiempo de Silencio. The symbolic values of these images assemble a city that determines the failure and the final exclusion of the main character, thus criticizin...

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Main Author: Mu?oz, Marianela
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/filyling/article/view/1651
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14388
Summary: Given three textual elements: mice cancer, life in shanties and castration, a metonymy of the Spanish postwar is constructed in the novel Tiempo de Silencio. The symbolic values of these images assemble a city that determines the failure and the final exclusion of the main character, thus criticizing the environment during Franco's dictatorship.