Contents and Arrangement

Drafts, undated

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Drafts of stories from the collection, as placed in order by Monterroso: "El rayo que cayó dos veces en el mismo sitio," "La jirafa que de pronto comprendió que todo es relativo," "Allá en la aldea," "Monólogo del mal," "La cucaracha soñadora," "El salvador recurrente," "La rana que quería ser una rana auténtica," "Pigmalion," "Monólogo del bien," "El filósofo eclectico," "El grillo maestro," "Sanson y los filisteos," "El cerdo de la piara de epicuro," "Los caballos imaginando a Dios," "El perro que deseaba ser un ser humano," "El burro y la flauta," "La parte del león," "La imperfección del paraíso," "La historia de David," "Gallus aureorum ovorum," "La buena conciencia," "La sirena paciente," "Los cuervos bien criados," "Origen de los ancianos," "Un paréntesis," "El fabulista y sus críticos," "El Zorro es más sabio."


Arranged alphabetically by title.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Danielle Ford in 2006. Finding aid written by Danielle Ford in January 2007.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Drafts; Augusto Monterroso Papers, C1109, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Biografía at Centro Virtual Cervantes consulted during preparation of biographical note.

Monterroso, Augusto