El contador de historias y la máquina del sonidouna aproximación a las interacciones musicales en la vida y obra de Roald Dahl

  1. Merchán Sánchez-Jara, Javier 1
  2. Gómez Díaz, Raquel 1
  3. García Rodríguez, Araceli 1
  1. 1 Universidad de Salamanca

    Universidad de Salamanca

    Salamanca, España

    ROR https://ror.org/02f40zc51

Álabe: Revista de Investigación sobre Lectura y Escritura

ISSN: 2171-9624

Year of publication: 2020

Issue: 22

Type: Article

DOI: 10.15645/ALABE2020.22.8 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openDialnet editor

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Writer Roald Dahl is responsiblefor some of the most imaginative stories thatuniversal literature has given us in the 20thcentury. These stories, their characters, andan inimitable style, have created a unique universethat is part of a cultural heritage whichis transmitted from generation to generation.This universe remains in the unconscious ofthe community in the whole world.The reference, direct or indirect, to the worldof music, is one of the resources that the authoruses recurrently and intentionally withdifferent purposes: as a metaphor for socialcriticism, as a resource for dramatization, forpsychological characterization of the character,etc. He does it, moreover, with an in-depthknowledge of the resources that this mediumoffers to literary expression, and of the theoreticalsubstrates of the musical art itself.The present work represents an approximationto the role played by the universe ofsounds in Dahl’s work; from the references inhis work, the creation of operas or musicalsbased on his stories, or the use and identificationsof his compositions as a teaching resourcein training and promoting reading in theearliest stages of education.

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