Nataniel Aguirre. · Rating details · 38 ratings · 6 reviews. Long considered a classic in Bolivia, Juan de la Rosa tells the story of a young boy’s coming of age. Long considered a classic in Bolivia, Juan de la Rosa tells the story of a young boy’s coming of age during the violent and tumultuous years of. Oxford’s Library of Latin America now offers the first English translation of an bildungsroman by a prominent Bolivian statesman.
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Juan de La Rosa: Memoirs of the Last Soldier of the Independence Movement by Nataniel Aguirre
Daniel rated it it was amazing Jul 13, Derek rated it really liked it May 13, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Miguelesquirol rated it really liked it Jun 03, I’m hoping this was just a bad translation.
Return to Book Page. Nov 04, Jessie rated it did not like it. Mr C J White rated it liked it Dec 19, The pivotal events mainly centre on the ruthless revolutionary suppressor Goyeneche in Huaqui. This is a different natanniel of Latin American novel and the detailed memoir style with the deeper insight into that particular revolutionary world makes this a worthy read indeed.
Ricardo rated it it was amazing May 12, I will read it. Outraged by Juan’s outspokenness against Spanish rule and his awakening political consciousness, his loyalist guardians banish him to the countryside, where he witnesses firsthand the Spaniards’ violent repression and rebels’ valiant resistance that crystallize both his personal destiny and that of his country.
The larger cultural dislocations brought about by Bolivia’s political upheaval are echoed in those experienced by Juan, whose mother’s untimely death sets off a chain of unpredictable events that propel him into the fiery crucible of the South American Independence Movement.
Juan de la Rosa
Jeff rated it liked it Mar 03, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Juan recreates his childhood in the rebellious town of Cochabamba, and with it a large cast of full bodied, Dickensian characters both heroic and malevolent.
Andrea Nava rated it did not like it Jan 17, The edition that I read many years ago, while I still lived in my native country of Bolivia is: No trivia or quizzes yet. Aunque es algo lento, tiene mucho valor como iniciador del civismo.
Juan de la Rosa: Memorias del Último Soldado de la Independencia by Nataniel Aguirre
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Daniel rated it it was amazing Jul 13, We get the view of the indigenous people and mulattos experiencing the bad si This is the definitive novel of the of the Bolivian upper Peru struggle for independence rpsa was written in Kelly Young zguirre it liked it Oct 27, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Realmente me hubiese encantado saber sus experiencias cuando Bolivar y Sucre lucharon por la definitiva independencia boliviana. Juan de la Rosa.
Juan de la Rosa. Memorias del último soldado de la Independencia
Diego rated it liked it Apr 15, Gerard Alonso rated it really liked it Oct 30, Bolivia The most tender exquisite relationship between mother and son expressed in literature. Carlis rated it really liked it Jan 11, Mesa Gisbert, Las 10 mejores novelas de la literatura boliviana: Carlis rated it really liked it Jan 11, Jonathan rated it it was ok Sep 03, Thanks for telling us naatniel the problem.
Juaan in the early s, the novel is narrated by one of the last surviving Bolivian rebels, octogenarian Juan de la Rosa.
Juan de la Rosa. Ricardo rated it it was amazing May 12, Bolivia The most tender exquisite relationship between mother and son expressed in literature. This is the definitive novel of the of the Bolivian upper Peru struggle for independence and was written in It is in the form of a retrospective memoir of a boy born around the turn of the century; although his teacher father Justo and Dona Theresa get to have their reported speech tales of later events too.
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