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
The larger cultural dislocations brought about by Oa 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.
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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Academic Skip to main content. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. 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 Bolivia’s struggle for independence.
Published June 8th by Biblioteca Ayacucho first published Oxford’s Library of Latin America now offers the first English translation of an bildungsroman by a prominent Bolivian statesman There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Jeff rated it liked it Mar 03, The pivotal events mainly centre on the ruthless revolutionary suppressor Goyeneche in Huaqui. Trivia Ce Juan de La Rosa: Daniel rated it it was amazing Jul 13, He died in Montevideoon the way to Brazil, where the government of Gregorio Pacheco had sent him as plenipotentiary minister to the court of Pedro II.
Set in the early s, this novel is narrated by one of the last surviving Bolivian rebels, octogenarian Juan de la Rosa.
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, from Juan’s wise and self-sacrificing tutor, Brother Justo, to the ruthless colonial general Goyeneche. It is in the form of a retrospective orsa 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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Juan de la Rosa – Nataniel Aguirre – Oxford University Press
Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. This is how they learn to think; that this is how they begin to seriously see life, where so many bitter trails and difficult battles await them.
Stephen rated it it was ok Jun 16, Telma Frege rated it liked it Apr ros, Realmente me hubiese encantado saber sus experiencias cuando Bolivar y Sucre lucharon por la definitiva independencia boliviana. Adam Stalder rated it liked it Jul 25, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.