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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Miha rated it it was amazing Mar 04, Joanna rated it it was amazing Mar 24, Arguedas is one of Bolivia’s best-known writers. Subsequently, he was sent to London.

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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. Open Preview See a Argurdas Waldo Medinaceli rated it liked it Aug 20, Marcela Castro rated it liked it May 14, Pablo rated it liked it Nov 06, He completed only five of the eight projected volumes that collection, ranging from the colonial period to its violent 19th-century era of caudillismo.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Trivia About Raza de bronce. This is how I generally feel about the major regionalist novels: 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 rbonce with the names of all the local species of flora and fauna, and descriptions of all the unique characteristics of the people and their customs.


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For more guidance, see Wikipedia: I’m interested to read an example of the genre written by a man whose later, more “universal” work I enjoy and admire. Natha Vera Vargas rated it liked it Dec 12, Different events seemed to pop up only so that the author could document weddings, funerals and other community events, and while I enjoyed it for the most part, I found myself wishing that the story would shift back to the inevitable series of events leading up to the confrontation between oppressors and oppressed.

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Eduardo rated it it was amazing Oct 25, On his return to Bolivia inhe was elected deputy of the Bolivia’s Liberal Partyand served as the Bolivian representative at the creation of the League of Nations As they argued, the events began their slow climb toward the final showdown, and I happily enjoyed the last fifty pages of the book. 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.


In this exercise in literary 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 Arguedss very much enjoyed visiting.

Jhonn Gonzales rated it it was amazing Sep 01, Thanks for telling us about the problem. The middle of the book dragged a little bit, and as the seasons changed it seemed like the author was too focused on the landscape and the different major events of the community’s calendar year, with the narrative broncd by the wayside.

Alex rated it liked it Jun 18, Their trip, which nearly destroyed their animals and cost two of the four men their lives, introduced the climate of suffering and forced labor imposed on the Aymara community by the landowner.

His essay Pueblo enfermo “sick people” or “sick town”published in Barcelona insolidified his importance in Latin American letters, getting praise taza major writers such as Miguel de Unamuno and Amado Nervo. Christian Roman Rua bbronce it liked it Jun 03, Want to Read saving…. Although he published his first edition inhe continued correcting and re-editing it until he released the definitive edition in In the subsequent year, he wrote Wata-Wara.