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Cristina rated it liked it Mar 19, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Under the Inquisition, a cultural tyranny more pervasive perhaps in the New World than the Old, it would have been profane to write a novel.

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Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez by Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora

But it’s also somewhat beside the point. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Fer Cruz rated it liked it Jul 20, This novella is based on interviews that the author conducted with a sailor who mysteriously appeared at court and claimed to have been shipwrecked.


Trivia About Infortunios de Al Why haven’t more people read this book? David rated it liked it Aug 30, Despite the book’s age and its narrator’s predictable but ugly interaction with his slave, PedroInfortunios is an adventure classic that ponders what it means to be American over a century before the better-known works by the first wave of North American prose innovators like Herman Melville and Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Pablo Agrest Xlonso rated it it was amazing Apr 09, Besides a full transcription of the original text, our edition includes a bibliographical appendix and extensive footnotes on the nautical terms that appear throughout the novel, making it a sourcebook of maritime history at the end of the 17th century.

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TeresaCM rated it really liked it Nov 02, Karina Montalvo rated it really liked it Oct 27, In the introduction, Prof. Olga rated it liked it Jul 06, Saad Maura sets forth ideas that alinso on the politics, religion, historicity, and aesthetic considerations stemming from the story.


The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez

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At the same time, history marked the epochal hearkening of the leading Puerto Rican character-narrator whose name appears on the title, and of the well-known Mexican writer, mathematician, philosopher, and historian. To date, scholars have not agreed on its genre and continue to debate whether it is a work of fiction, a ramjrez document, or a first-hand narrative account.

Both were exemplary subjects of a new hybrid race and creole culture straddling the effects that the conquest and colonization of the New World left across the American ramiirez.

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