[AZW] Ú Doña Barbara | by ↠ Rómulo Gallegos Larry McMurtry Robert Malloy #2020
Doña Barbara By Rómulo Gallegos Larry McMurtry Robert Malloy R mulo Gallegos is best known for being Venezuela s first democratically elected president But in his native land he is equally famous as a writer responsible for one of Venezuela s literary treasures, the novel Do a Barbara Published in 1929 and all but forgotten by Anglophone readers, Do a Barbara is one of the first examples of magical realism, laying the groundwork fR mulo Gallegos is best known for being Venezuela s first democratically elected president But in his native land he is equally famous as a writer responsible for one of Venezuela s literary treasures, the novel Do a Barbara Published in 1929 and all but forgotten by Anglophone readers, Do a Barbara is one of the first examples of magical realism, laying the groundwork for later authors such as Gabriel Garc a M rquez and Mario Vargas Llosa.Following the epic struggle between two cousins for an estate in Venezuela, Do a Barbara is an examination of the conflict between town and country, violence and intellect, male and female Do a Barbara is a beautiful and mysterious woman rud to be a witch with a ferocious power over men When her cousin Santos Luzardo returns to the plains in order to reclaim his land and cattle, he reluctantly faces off against Do a Barbara, and their battle becomes simultaneously one of violence and seduction All of the action is set against the stunning backdrop of the Venezuelan prairie, described in loving detail Gallegos s plains are filled with dangerous ranchers, intrepid cowboys, and damsels in distress, all broadly and vividly drawn A masterful novel with an important role in the inception of magical realism, Do a Barbara is a suspenseful tale that blends fantasy, adventure, and romance.Hailed as the Bovary of the llano by Larry McMurtry in his new foreword to this book, Do a Barbarais a magnetic and memorable heroine, who has inspired numerous adaptations on the big and small screens, including a recent television show that aired on Telemundo.
Rómulo Gallegos Larry McMurtry Robert Malloy
Novelista, docente y pol tico venezolano Se le ha considerado como el novelista venezolano m s relevante del siglo XX y uno de los m s grandes literatos latinoamericanos de todos los tiempos Algunas de sus novelas han pasado a convertirse en cl sicos de la literatura hispanoamericana.Ejerce el cargo de Presidente de Venezuela en 1948 por escasos nueve meses, convirti ndose en el primer mandatario presidencial del siglo XX elegido de manera directa, secreta y universal por el pueblo venezolano, y ha sido el Presidente de la Rep blica que ha obtenido el mayor porcentaje de votos a su favor en elecciones celebradas en el pa s en todos los tiempos, con m s del 80% de la totalidad de los votos Sin embargo, su separaci n del poder se debi al Golpe de Estado de 1948, liderado por Carlos Delgado Chalbaud.La Universidad de Columbia le confiere el Doctorado Honoris Causa en 1948, al cual renuncia en 1955 cuando le otorgan la misma distinci n al dictador guatemalteco Carlos Castillo Armas, con esto sigue mostrando su convicci n democr tica Es distinguido por otras universidades, entre las que se encuentran la Universidad de San Carlos en Guatemala 1951 , la Universidad de Costa Rica 1951 , la Universidad de Oklahoma en Estados Unidos 1951 , Universidad Central de Venezuela 1958 , Universidad de Los Andes en Venezuela 1958 y la Universidad del Zulia 1958 Gan el Premio Nacional de Literatura 1958 y fue nominado al Premio Nobel de Literatura entre los a os 1959 y 19636.R mulo Gallegos Freire was a Venezuelan teacher, novelist and politician For a period of some nine months during 1948, he was the first cleanly elected president in his country s history.But it was not as a teacher nor a political leader that Gallegos was to achieve greatest fame He was best known for his forceful novels that dramatize the overpowering natural aspects of the Venezuelan Llanos grasslands , the local folklore, and such social events as alligator hunts.After publishing Reinaldo Solar, his first novel in 1921, when he was 37 and five years later his second work, La Trepadora, Gallegos published his most renowned work entitled Do a B rbara in 1929 Gallegos won then international reputation as one of the leading novelists in Latin American literature with this portrait of a ruthless female boss of a hacienda, describing therefor the typical character of the Venezuelan interior.
Doña Barbara By Rómulo Gallegos Larry McMurtry Robert Malloy
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Title: [AZW] Ú Doña Barbara | by ↠ Rómulo Gallegos Larry McMurtry Robert Malloy