Alcides Arguedas was a Bolivian writer and historian. His literary work, which had a profound The story of Raza de bronce is an evolution of that of his second novel, Wata-Wara, which went relatively unnoticed at the time of publication. Raza de Bronce has 64 ratings and 7 reviews. Adolfo said: Trata sobre el eterno problema de la injusticia, el conflicto de la tierra, la ignorancia, etc. Raza de bronce has 63 ratings and 7 reviews. Raza de bronce es una de las primeras novelas latinoamericanas que desarrolla el tema de la vida miserable d .

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He sought to find a solution to his country’s permanent state of conflict through his books, which were full of full of social analysis. Cris Mendieta Barrera rated it liked it Dec 11, He died in Chulumania district of La Paz.

This arguedaz how I generally feel about the major regionalist novels: Return to Book Page. The arguments between the mestizo landowners, as well as the voiced complaints of the community members suffering enormous abuses at the hands of the man who “owns” their ancestral land, all helped me better understand the different currents of indigenist thought as they stood in the early 20th century, which in turn alcidss me understand the ideological debates in present-day Bolivia a bit better as well.

In this exercise in qlcides travel, I’m glad to have a compelling representation of the Bolivian highlands that I can return to when I want to be taken back to a place that I very much enjoyed visiting. CD Audiobook 0 editions.

Lists with This Book. Eventually, Pantoja brought some of his friends to his home in order to show them a good time and go hunting, and things got interesting again.

Books by Alcides Arguedas. Eventually Arguedas became deputy editor of El Debate in He completed only five of the eight projected volumes that collection, ranging from the colonial period to its violent 19th-century era of caudillismo. The story of Raza de bronce is an evolution of that of his second novel, Wata-Warawhich went relatively unnoticed at the time of publication.


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In the subsequent year, he wrote Wata-Wara. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. The first volume of his Historia general de Bolivia was published two years later under the auspices of industrialist and millionaire Simon I.

I wondered if men like him were the ones who later introduced policies of “mestizaje” and “cholification” into Arfuedas political society, and I thought that Mr. Lago Titicaca and the surround Bolivian highlands.

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In retrospect, despite widespread criticism, it was listed by experts as one of the essential works of Bolivian literature. Martha Condori Quispe rated it it was amazing Jun 16, Want to Read saving….

In general, I didn’t get the felling that he was trying to understand the indigenous community he was depicting, and the book was written from more of an educated outsider’s perspective. Jhonn Gonzales rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Alexi Apfel rated it it was amazing May 10, Views Read Edit View history. Oliver Wilson-Nunn rated it liked it Sep 09, El dolor de ser bolivianoarchived from the original on I understand why people look at the regionalist texts of the early twentieth century as not much more than stepping stones in the development of the region’s literature, building a foundation of regional representations that paved the way for the major works of “universal” literature that were produced in Latin America during the middle half of the 20th century.

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I thought it alcices time to continue my tour of Latin America by way of the classics of earlyth century regionalist fiction, this time dropping in on a place that I once had the great pleasure of visiting: In the beginning of the story, Agiali, a strong-willed and relatively affluent member of the community, takes the ring of Wata-Wara, a beautiful young woman whom he intends to marry. No library rsza found. Edit to localize it to your language. I enjoyed reading the landowners’ justification for their barbaric treatment of the community members, especially in contrast with the arguments of the progressive poet.


No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in Spanish. There was one moment that I found particularly distasteful, when, during a funeral in which the community members drank a large amount of alcohol, he described the drunken family members rather brutally and didn’t seem to be able to understand their actions; he depicts them almost as savages.

Trata sobre el eterno problema de la injusticia, el conflicto de la tierra, la ignorancia, etc.

Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. This marked a turning point in Arguedas’ life: Paulo Azenha rated it liked it Nov 29, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Creo que se pudiese eliminar montones de partes que solo descr Trata sobre el eterno problema de la injusticia, el conflicto de la tierra, la argueddas, etc. Paperbackpages.