By Alice Munro
La vida de l. a. gente, en Jubilee como en todas partes, period aburrida, basic, asombrosa e insondable... cuevas profundas cubiertas de linóleo de cocina. Bastan estas pocas palabras para reconocer el talento de una espléndida narradora y colarse en los angeles vida de Del Jordan, una chiquilla que vive con sus padres en el pueblo de Jubilee. Del empieza contando su día a día, su relación con los angeles familia, los vecinos y los amigos, y pronto descubrimos que esa niña sabe observar el mundo y sacar buen provecho de lo que ve: compadece los angeles poquedad del padre, admira el arrojo de l. a. madre, que deja l. a. granja para dedicarse a vender enciclopedias por los alrededores, y comprende que tarde o temprano llega el momento en que hay que elegir entre una risueña mediocridad #hogar, iglesia, matrimonio, hijos- y otras opciones más interesantes y arriesgadas. Ese descubrimiento es también el de los angeles vocación literaria, una suerte de llamada, de deber para con el mundo. Esta deliciosa novela, que los angeles autora escribió cuando tenía cuarenta años, es -autobiográfica en l. a. forma, que no en los contenidos-, como comenta irónicamente l. a. misma Alice Munro. Traducida por primera vez al castellano, los angeles vida de las mujeres muestra ya toda l. a. maestría y el modo odd de ver los angeles realidad que ha distinguido los angeles obra posterior de esta gran figura de las letras contemporáneas.
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Oligosaprobic: see m e n t i o n u n d e r Polysaprobic. ); such ciliates are n o t at all " f u s s y " in their feeding h a b i t s . O n t o g e n y : history o f an individual, f r o m egg t o a d u l t ; b y analogy, in t h e case of a ciliate, it is t h e g r o w t h a n d develop m e n t from a fission p r o d u c t , t h e tomite, t o t h e m a t u r e trophont or tomont (ready for a n o t h e r fission) in t h e full life cycle of t h e organism; comparative s t u d y of t h e patterns revealed in t h e mo'rphogenesis associated w i t h such o n t o g e n e t i c d e v e l o p m e n t m a y t h r o w hght o n t h e phylogeny of t h e g r o u p concerned ( p h y l e m b r y o g e n e s i s ) ; see also Biogenetic Law.
Paroral K i n e t y : see Paroral M e m b r a n e ; b u t 1 reserve t h e w o r d " k i n e t y " for somatic s t r u a u r e s , t h o u g h some o t h e r workers d o use it in connection with various oral organelles.
Mac] Macrophagous: feeding o n relatively large particles of f o o d ; see especially Carnivorous, b u t algivorous m a y also b e included unless o n l y t h e very smallest algae are involved; t o b e c o n t r a s t e d w i t h microphagous. M a c r o z o o k l : see Z o o k l . Marginal Cilia: circumferential b a n d of long, s t o u t cilia located above t h e aboral locomotor fringe o f m a n y m o b i l i n e peritrichs; sometimes called c i m because of their stoutness. Marsupium: see Brood P o u c h .