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Title: Aura Title Record # 1482553
Author: Carlos Fuentes
Date: 1962-05-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Webpages: Wikipedia-EN, Wikipedia-ES
Language: Spanish
Note: In Fuentes's arrangement of his works into a cycle which he calls "La edad del tiempo", Aura is designated as volume 1 of Part I (El mal del tiempo).
Synopsis: A young man finds an employment at an old lady's, where he is to edit her late husband's memoirs. He falls in love with her niece, only to discover that she is a younger version of the old woman, whose magic created this replica.
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1964Translated by Carmine Di Michele.
Italian Aura
1965Translated by Lysander Kemp
English Aura
1966Translated by Christa Wegen
German Aura
1967Translated by Alfred de Swarte.
Dutch Aura
1968Translated by Jean-Claude Andro, first in Carlos Fuentes' collection Chant des aveugles, Gallimard, 1968.
French Aura
1971Translated by Pedro Lopes d'Azevedo.
Portuguese Aura
1974Translated by Kalina Wojciechowska.
Polish Aura
1978Translated by Branko Anđić.
Serbian Aura [as by Karlos Fuentes]
1981Translated by Olga Savary
Portuguese Aura
1986Translated by Müntekim Ökmen.
Turkish Aura
1991Translated by Mieke Westra.
Dutch Aura
1997Translated by Sari Selander.
Finnish Aura
2013Translated by Helena Pitta.
Portuguese Aura

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Aura 1962-06-00 Carlos Fuentes Ediciones Era (Colección Alacena)     59
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap  
Aura 1964-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Feltrinelli (I narratori #63)     77
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap  
Aura 1965-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Farrar, Straus and Giroux     74
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Checkmark
Aura 1966-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt   DM 5.80 74
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura 1967-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Bruna (Witte beertjes #1062) 3706755   95
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap  
Chant des aveugles 1968-06-21 Carlos Fuentes Gallimard (Du monde entier)     192
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Aura 1971-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Publicações Dom Quixote (Cadernos de literatura #8)     88
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Cuerpos y ofrendas 1972-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Alianza Editorial (El Libro de Bolsillo)     270
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Daniel Gil Checkmark
Aura 1973-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Ediciones Era (Biblioteca Era)     62
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura 1974-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Wydawnictwo Literackie (
Proza iberoamerykańska?Proza iberoamerykanska
)
    41
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura 1975-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Farrar, Straus and Giroux     145
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Zwei Novellen: Aura und Geburtstag 1976-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Suhrkamp (Bibliothek Suhrkamp #505) 3-518-01505-2 DM 9.80 159
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Aura 1978-00-00 Karlos Fuentes Prosveta (Erotikon)     66
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Cuerpos y ofrendas 1981-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Alianza Editorial (El Libro de Bolsillo) 84-206-1421-1   270
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Daniel Gil Checkmark
Aura 1981-08-00 Carlos Fuentes L & PM     66
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap
René Magritte?Rene Magritte
 
The Slaying of the Dragon: Modern Tales of the Playful Imagination 1984-08-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 0-15-182975-6 $14.95 xv+
303
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hieronymus Bosch Checkmark
Die Ermordung des Drachen 1985-00-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Insel 3-458-14282-7   299
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Hermann Michels Checkmark
Aura 1986-00-00 Carlos Fuentes University of Durham 0-907310-10-9   53
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Körlerin Şarkısı?Korlerin Sarkisi
1986-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Can (
Çağdaş Dünya Edebiyatı (Can)?Cagdas Dunya Edebiyati (Can)
)
    152
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Aura 1986-03-00 Carlos Fuentes Panapo (Clásicos latinoamericanos) 980-230-004-7   52
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap  
Die Ermordung des Drachen 1987-12-00 ed. Franz Rottensteiner Suhrkamp (Phantastische Bibliothek #203) 3-518-37981-X DM 12.00 299
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tom Breuer Checkmark
Fiction 100: An Anthology of Short Stories 1988-00-00 ed. James H. Pickering Macmillan 0-02-395541-4   ix+
1533
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Checkmark
Histoires étranges et fantastiques d'Amérique latine 1989-00-00 ed. Claude Couffon Métailié 2-86424-069-6 F180.00 505
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth  
La muerte de Artemio Cruz / Aura 1990-03-00 Carlos Fuentes Biblioteca Ayacucho (Biblioteca Ayacucho #149) 980-276-112-5   xxxvii+
241
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni Checkmark
Aura 1990-04-00 Carlos Fuentes Andre Deutsch 0-233-98562-X £4.95 88
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap Barbara Griffiths  
Aura 1990-04-00 Carlos Fuentes Andre Deutsch 0-233-98470-4 £9.95 100
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Barbara Griffiths  
La muerte de Artemio Cruz / Aura 1990-10-00 Carlos Fuentes Biblioteca Ayacucho (Biblioteca Ayacucho #149) 980-276-113-3   xxxvii+
241
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni  
Aura 1990-12-00 Carlos Fuentes University of Durham 0-907310-10-9   53
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura 1991-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Meulenhoff (Meulenhoff Editie #1187) 90-290-2842-4   92
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap  
Foundations of Fear 1992-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-312-85074-3 $27.50 660
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Canty Checkmark
Foundations of Fear 1992-10-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / BOMC   $21.95 660
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
anth Thomas Canty  
Foundations of Fear 1993-07-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor / QPBC   $15.95 660
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Thomas Canty  
Aura / A propósito de Carlos Fuentes y su obra 1994-00-00 Adolfo Castañón, Carlos Fuentes Grupo Editorial Norma (Cara y cruz) 958-04-2514-0   60+
79
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
chap  
Aura 1994-02-00 Carlos Fuentes Alianza Editorial (Alianza Cien) 84-206-4626-1   61
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap  
Worlds of Fear 1994-09-00 ed. David G. Hartwell Tor 0-812-55002-1 $4.99 464
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
anth Tom Canty Checkmark
Aura 1994-09-00 Carlos Fuentes Fondo de Cultura Económica (PerioLibros #24)     28
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
chap Jacobo Borges  
El mal del tiempo, volumen I: Aura - Cumpleaños - Una familia lejana 1994-11-00 Carlos Fuentes Alfaguara 968-19-0220-3   295
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni  
El mal del tiempo I: Aura - Cumpleaños - Una familia lejana 1995-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Círculo de Lectores 84-226-5553-5   v+
378
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Aura 1996-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Meulenhoff 90-290-5107-8   94
unknown?The publication record was created from a secondary source and the publication format is unknown.
chap  
Aura 1997-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Il Saggiatore (Biblioteca delle Silerchie #166) 88-428-0697-8   82
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
chap Diego Rivera  
Aura 1997-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Like 951-578-422-0   72
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap José Guadalupe Posada  
Aura 1998-00-00 Carlos Fuentes L & PM (Coleção L&PM Pocket) 85-254-0868-9   72
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap  
Aura 1998-06-00 Carlos Fuentes Ediciones Era 968-411-181-9   61
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Histoires étranges et fantastiques d'Amérique latine 1998-07-00 ed. Claude Couffon Métailié (Suites) 2-86424-246-X F80.00 506
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
anth Henri Rousseau Checkmark
Aura: Novelle und Essay in einem Band 1999-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Fischer Taschenbuch (Erzähler-Bibliothek) 3-596-13988-0 DM 10.90 94
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap Ary Scheffer  
Aura 2000-04-00 Carlos Fuentes Publicações Dom Quixote (Biblioteca de Bolso Literatura #8) 972-20-1725-X   80
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap  
Aura 2002-00-00 Carlos Fuentes University of Durham (Durham Modern Languages Series) 0-907310-52-4   53
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura / Vida y obra 2003-02-00 Adolfo Castañón, Carlos Fuentes Grupo Editorial Norma (Cara y cruz) 958-04-6971-7   49+
65
dos?Dos-a-dos or tete-beche formatted paperback books, such as Ace Doubles and Capra Press back-to-back books.
chap  
Aura 2003-09-00 Carlos Fuentes Net 88-515-2106-9   82
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap Diego Rivera  
Cuerpos y ofrendas 2003-12-00 Carlos Fuentes Alianza Editorial (El Libro de Bolsillo #5329) 84-206-5639-9   270
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Aura: Novelle und Essay in einem Band 2005-03-00 Carlos Fuentes Fischer Taschenbuch (Erzähler-Bibliothek) 3-596-13988-0 €5.90 94
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap Ary Scheffer  
Aura 2005-05-00 Carlos Fuentes Can (Can Cep) 978-975-07-0491-8   68
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
chap  
Cuentos sobrenaturales 2007-09-00 Carlos Fuentes Alfaguara 978-970-770-991-1   180
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Leonel Sagahón Checkmark
Cuentos sobrenaturales 2007-11-00 Carlos Fuentes Alfaguara 978-84-204-7335-2 €17.50 180
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Leonel Sagahón Checkmark
Obras reunidas III: Imaginaciones mexicanas 2008-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Fondo de Cultura Económica (Obras reunidas de Carlos Fuentes #3) 978-968-16-8467-9   710
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Körlerin Şarkısı?Korlerin Sarkisi
2008-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Can (
Çağdaş Dünya Edebiyatı (Can)?Cagdas Dunya Edebiyati (Can)
)
978-975-07-0845-9   158
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Aura 2009-10-00 Carlos Fuentes Manchester University Press (Durham Modern Languages Series) 978-0-7190-8183-5   53
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura 2011-05-00 Carlos Fuentes Ediciones Era 978-607-445-184-9   61
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura 2011-05-00 Carlos Fuentes Il Saggiatore (Tascabili. Narrativa #212) 978-88-565-0263-3   82
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap Cathie Bleck  
Aura / El libro salvaje / Ninguna eternidad como la mía 2012-04-00 Carlos Fuentes, Ángeles Mastretta, Juan Villoro Fondo de Cultura Económica (18 para los 18 #4) 978-607-16-0231-2   256
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
omni  
Aura 2012-11-00 Carlos Fuentes Ediciones Era 978-607-445-069-9   79
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
chap  
Aura 2013-02-26 Carlos Fuentes Leer-e (Palabras Mayores) 978-84-15858-27-0    
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Aura 2013-05-00 Carlos Fuentes Farrar, Straus and Giroux 978-1-4668-4004-1 $9.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
chap  
Contos sobrenaturais 2013-06-07 Carlos Fuentes Porto 978-972-0-04566-9   136
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Körlerin Şarkısı?Korlerin Sarkisi
2014-00-00 Carlos Fuentes Can (
Çağdaş Dünya Edebiyatı (Can)?Cagdas Dunya Edebiyati (Can)
)
978-975-07-0845-9 TL 15.00 152
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Aura date unknown Carlos Fuentes Farrar, Straus and Giroux 978-0-374-51171-5 $14.00 145
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Drenttel Doyle Partners Checkmark
Aura date unknown Carlos Fuentes Farrar, Straus and Giroux 978-0-374-51171-5 $12.00 145
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Drenttel Doyle Partners Checkmark
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