The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez (Spanish “Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez”) is a book by Carlos de Sigüenza, a Mexican writer retelling the story of. This article attempts to provide new perspectives for approaching the study of Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez. Several researches about the text have given to. Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only.

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At the same time, history marked the epochal hearkening of the leading Ramirfz Rican character-narrator whose name appears on the title, and of the well-known Mexican writer, mathematician, philosopher, and historian. Both were exemplary subjects of a new hybrid race and creole culture straddling the effects that the conquest and colonization of the New World left across the American continent.

To date, scholars have not agreed on its genre and continue to debate whether it is a work of fiction, a historical document, or a first-hand narrative account.

In the introduction, Prof. Saad Maura sets forth ideas that touch on the politics, religion, historicity, and aesthetic considerations stemming from the story. Besides a full transcription of the original text, our edition includes a bibliographical appendix and extensive footnotes on the nautical terms alono appear throughout the novel, making it a sourcebook of maritime history at the end of the 17th century.


Having appeared over three hundred years ago, we hope that the current volume will continue ve pique the curiosity of 21st-century readers as to the nautical, historical and religious controversies that make up this great work of Hispanic colonial literature.

Infortunios de Alonso Ramírez

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The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez

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