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However, through historical revisionism the gaucho took on new titles and new urban identities.

Germán Rozenmacher

However, he includes himself in the second group alluding germsn the outcome of their duel. The rural exodus to cities created shantytowns and a growing migrant working class known as the descamisados shirtless ones. The nineteenth century literary representation of the gaucho as an independent nomad carries over into the urban space of the compadrito. These marginalized descamisados demanded a voice in the discourse of national belonging and looked for that representation from an unconventional figure in the national polity Winston Finally, the gaucho and his connection to the land were at the center of their cultural construction.

Yet Rozenmacher identifies the assailants as a working class woman and a policeman. This was the fate that the oligarchy feared. Borges, un escritor en las orillas. Populism or Peronism names a political rozenacher that is both too centered and decentered, and that is therefore the logical precursor of its historical aftermath in Argentina: Each allows the protagonist to participate in a duel to the death. He is also shocked by the dynamic of servant and master that has switched in that moment.

As though referencing the same south as the short story by the same name, Borges rejects the idea of a common, pure origin.


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Political turmoil marked the infamous decade with seven presidents in just ten years, adding to the unreliable political environment and overall feeling of distrust. Peronism therefore is the centerpiece of discussion in this chapter as it maps onto gaucho rhetoric discussed in previous chapters.

Irony adds complexity to the literary figure and allows the gaucho to cross ideological boundaries between civilization and barbarism.

The gaucho therefore is not nationally tied down but is still an autochthonous symbol of spatial belonging. A million men who had never known the benefit of democracy. The author parodies nationalist belief in finding an authentic origin on the Pampas.

On the other hand, the new working ckento consisted of rural Argentine migrants arriving in the cities. As the story progresses, the siblings hear or imagine that they hear something within the house. He understood that the gaucho had been rewritten previously and existed more as a fluid literary creature than something preserved in a historical mold. Working rozenmachet individuals earned wages working in industrial labor.

Borges reconstructed the gaucho as an anti-nationalist symbol without any connection to government or national borders.

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It makes dying a choice; it makes it seem as though the inevitable could be cuengo but that the gaucho faces it head on and asks for death. Borges recorded his vision of the evolution from gaucho to compadrito.

With public discourse focusing on domestic investment of political and economic resources, issues of social justice and equality outweighed immigration in the public limelight. While the compadrito may be the illegitimate literary son of the gaucho, there is a distinct difference between the gaucho and the compadrito.


As the story continues, the narrator describes those who live in the home and to what social class they belong. Those belonging to the second group relied on killing to maintain order and the first did not.

Sarlo claims that this standoff is a writing of gaucho justice vs.

Germán Rozenmacher ( of La Argentina en pedazos)

He posited that the protagonist was not a hero but a knife-wielding ruffian Sarlo The text does not mention any active rebuttal to the invasion, yet a secondary perspective shows that it took an invasion either real or imaginary for them to be reintroduced into the public sphere.

Brett Levinson brilliantly suggests that the story can be read as a political, social, economic, literary and cultural invasion. And the gaucho through historical revisionism became the standing icon for autochthony.

One example rozennmacher these critical works is the short story written under the pseudonym H. While Borges saw that the gaucho became the literary representation of nationalism through revisionists hands, he perceived that the gaucho could be rewritten and recreated with a contemporary figure like the compadrito and thus constructed a parodic representation of the nationalist icon in the compadrito Britton The brother even references certain knitting projects she was working on to chronologically mark invasion of the home.

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