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eBook The Patty Diphusa Stories and Other Writings ePub

by Pedro Almodovar,Kirk Anderson

  • ISBN: 0571167268
  • Category: Essays and Correspondence
  • Subcategory: Literature
  • Author: Pedro Almodovar,Kirk Anderson
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber (March 2, 1993)
  • Pages: 272
  • ePub book: 1541 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1178 kb
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  • Rating: 4.1
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Pedro Almodovar has established himself with films like "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" and "High Heels", this book features his comic creation Patty Diphusa, the high-class porn queen, who tells stories to make you hair curl. Her "memoirs" show an inexhaustible capacity for excess, plus a taste for reflection on the human condition.

The Patty Diphusa Stories are really funny. They are a kind of fictional memoir of a porn star alter ego, written for a Madrid arts magazine in the eighties. You could tell Almodovar was making them up as he went along (and forgetting where he had left off) and it adds to the dry, casual craziness of them. I would have probably loved the book if I hadn't actually read the Other Writings. Sometimes his analysis of his own work feels a bit pretentious. The essay-type writings don't say much about The Patty Diphusa Stories are really funny. They are a kind of fictional memoir of a porn.

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Authors: Pedro Almodovar, Kirk Anderson (trans. The ằOther Writingsô are selected stories from and about the life in Madrid an. . Publisher: Faber Paperbacks. Number of Pages, Binding: 272 pages, Paperback. The adventures of Patty Diphusa, the literary ego of Almodóvar, have been published as a serialized column in the spanish magazine ằLa Lunaô. The ằOther Writingsô are selected stories from and about the life in Madrid and and all around; experiments about Dada in Spain; essays about Arts and Culture; as well as about Almodóvar's advancement from an irector, who has to scrounge money for his first Commercial Movie from his friends, to an internationally famous Director.

Writing under the pseudonym Patty Diphusa, Almodóvar also penned various articles for major newspapers and magazines, such as El País, Diario 16 and La Luna as well as contributing to comic strips, articles and stories i.

Writing under the pseudonym Patty Diphusa, Almodóvar also penned various articles for major newspapers and magazines, such as El País, Diario 16 and La Luna as well as contributing to comic strips, articles and stories in counterculture magazines, such as Star, El Víbora and Vibraciones. He published a novella, Fuego en las entrañas (Fire in the Guts) and kept writing stories.

This is a compilation of stories and essays. Pedro Almodovar has established himself with films like "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown" and "High Heels", this book features his comic creation Patty Diphusa, the high-class porn queen, who tells stories to make you hair curl. Her "memoirs" show an inexhaustible capacity for excess, plus a taste for reflection on the human condition. The book includes accompanying essays on film which form a kind of autobiography - particularly "How to Become an Internationally Renowned Film Maker" - which reflects on Almodovar's career from the early days of "Super 8".