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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Although he published his first edition inhe continued correcting and re-editing it until he released the definitive edition in He had some passionate arguments with the two landowners and the fourth member of their party, another thoughtful young bbronce whose head was a bit less in the clouds than the young poet, and who straddled both sides of the argument. Arguedas received the Rome Prize in France for his autobiographical book La danza de las sombras in You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

His work describes the relationship between Bolivian society and its indigenous peoples, often cynically.

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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. Raza de bronce by Slcides Arguedas Members. This is how I generally feel about the major regionalist novels: In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Refresh and try again. Jhonn Gonzales rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Oliver Wilson-Nunn rated it liked it Sep 09, Waldo Medinaceli rated it liked it Aug 20, Trivia About Raza de bronce. Nonetheless, it was a solid and enjoyable example of both. Subsequently, he was sent to London.

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In retrospect, despite widespread criticism, it was listed by experts as one of the essential works arfuedas Bolivian literature.

Martha Condori Quispe rated it it was amazing Jun 16, I also enjoyed the author’s documentation of indigenous Bolivians’ situation at that time, from the perspective of both the oppressors and the oppressed. For more bromce see the Common Knowledge help page.

He completed only five of the eight projected volumes that collection, ranging from the colonial period to its violent 19th-century era of caudillismo. As they argued, the events began their slow climb toward the final showdown, and I happily enjoyed the last fifty pages of the book.

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 ignorancia, etc. Penny Lane rated it liked it Jan 27, Miha rated it it was amazing Mar 04, For more guidance, see Wikipedia: Books by Alcides Arguedas. I wondered if men like him were the ones who later introduced policies of “mestizaje” and “cholification” into Bolivian political society, and I thought that Mr.


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 argusdas early 20th century, which in turn helps me understand the ideological debates in present-day Bolivia a bit better as well. The author’s personal viewpoint seems to be somewhat negative with respect to indigenous customs and practices, and I often thought that his depiction of the Aymara community suffered as a result of this.

Become a LibraryThing Author. And it’s true, I often do find more satisfaction in the books that, while they are clearly set in a place in Latin America, whether it be a city, a rural community or the jungle, don’t bash you over the head with the names gaza all the local species of flora and fauna, and descriptions of all the unique characteristics of the people and their customs.