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The Resource Doña Barbara, by Rómulo Gallegos, translated by Robert Malloy, with a new foreword by Larry McMurtry

Doña Barbara, by Rómulo Gallegos, translated by Robert Malloy, with a new foreword by Larry McMurtry

Label
Doña Barbara
Title
Doña Barbara
Statement of responsibility
by Rómulo Gallegos, translated by Robert Malloy, with a new foreword by Larry McMurtry
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Dona Barbara tells the tale of an epic struggle between two cousins for a cast estate and ranch in the Venezuelan llano, or prairie ... Published in 1929 and all but forgotten by Anglophone readers, Dona Barbara is one of the first examples of magical realism, laying the groundwork for later authors such as Gabriel Garcia Marquez and Mario Vargas Llosa
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Summary
Following the epic struggle between two cousins for an estate in Venezuela, the novel examines the conflict between town and country, violence and intellect, male and female. Dona Barbara is a beautiful and mysterious woman, rumored to be a witch. When her cousin Santos Luzardo returns to the plains in order to reclaim his land and cattle, he reluctantly faces off against Dona Barbara, and their battle becomes simultaneously one of violence and seduction
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10666965
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
Dewey number
863.62
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Doña Barbara, by Rómulo Gallegos, translated by Robert Malloy, with a new foreword by Larry McMurtry
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
742017593
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
University of Chicago Press edition.
Extent
440 pages
Isbn
9780226279206
Lccn
2011029353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)742017593
Label
Doña Barbara, by Rómulo Gallegos, translated by Robert Malloy, with a new foreword by Larry McMurtry
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
742017593
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
University of Chicago Press edition.
Extent
440 pages
Isbn
9780226279206
Lccn
2011029353
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)742017593

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