Publicada por aclamación pública en Argentina, El anatomista de Federico Andahazi lleva a los lectores a Venecia en el siglo XVI. Pues este es. And only now Federico Andahazi dares to reveal the major mystery. Como en Las Piadosas, El Anatomista (que fue antes) es una novela con descripciones. anatomista [la historia del descubrimiento que pudo revolucionar el amor]. User Review – Not Available – Book Verdict. Mateo Colon, an anatomist of the.

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The Anatomist by Federico Andahazi. A really good account of attitudes then and reasonably well written. And I just thought Well, of course no woman over the several millennia leading up to Colombo’s “discover” would have ever figured this out for herself. Dec 20, Anne rated it liked it Shelves: The discovery of the clitoris can’t come out, suggesting that women have a female penis, could be equal to men etc etc.

But as far as historical-literary-medical-religious smut, this book is rather balanced. There’s the horrible sequence when Colombo goes to cure the dying Pope.

Preview — The Anatomist by Federico Andahazi. Some people are burned at the stake. There are times when this book has a magical-realism, dream like quality, and I hope it is and not just an additional of actual historic events. Hardcoverpages. Something to ponder about for philosophers or theologians, however antiquated. I laughed, but I’m not a generally morally upright type of person.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. This novel is nicely done–deserving of more credit than many reviewers here have given it. Instead a record of who women “were” which should make women rejoice about who we are now.


The women in this book are presented as whores well, that’s the profession of most of them and they are simply described in terms of their bodies, in particular their breasts.

It’s quite sexist but the setting was centuries ago so that’s a bit understandable. Abdahazi if you poke them, they’ll love you.

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But the author harps on about it as well. And it mostly pulls them all off, albeit breezily at times. If you like your historical romances from the Italian Renaissance with a positive portrayal of the difficulties which women faced ie, without the whoremongering and the religioncheck out The Blind Contessa’s New Machine.

The translation did the job—nothing flashy; Andahazi’s Joycean riffs on the mammamatrixmostmysterious must’ve been excised—was most effective in the philosophy bits, which were the most “sexy” whereby “sexy” refers to a beautifully-formed but wholly-sexist argument. Uno de mis autores favoritos. Such d I’m certainly thankful I wasn’t alive federicco the renaissance. To view it, click here.

They’re all later burned as witches, but it’s so “nice” to see female circumcision thrown in there as a side thought. It was at this time when he began writing his first stories. Federiico writing is luscious in its descriptiveness. Open Preview See a Problem? Nope, not a fan. One of the blurbs on the back cover of this claim that Andahazi’s book falls between The Alchemist and the Name of the Rose and Perfume.

Feb 08, Ricardo rated it it was amazing. If everyone of these images make you think of a vagina, then this book is for you. Por momentos te olvidas que lo escribio un autor argentino. No soy psicoanalista, pero no me hace falta serlo para saber que Andahazi tiene problemitas.


OK, this is Italy in the s.

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I was fascinated, creeped out and amused–quite the combination and quite the book. He managed to argue his way out of the death sentence, helped on by a letter from a dying Pope wanting his services, but it was agreed that he could never publish his findings. Even Sigmund Freud might be jealous.

And, of course, that fair breakthrough concerned the fair sex. Sly, witty and a bit dark are the first characteristics to list of this novel set during the Inquisition. The linkage of clitoral stimulation to witchcraft seemed plausible to me as a 16th century viewpoint, and in any event was quite funny.

Quotes from The Anatomist. A must read at times witty, federixo and absolutely humorous. Tiene dosis de intriga misterio y muy muy hilarante por momentos. The root of all their maladies was the clitoris.

Has desbloqueado una nueva forma de decir “pene”. His work has the recognition of the critical all over the world.