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The poem is cliched and it shows how Echeverria’s upbringing in Buenos Aires and Europe gave him little connection and understanding with the culture of the rest of the country.

Political objections aside, this short story is terse, well written and mztadero powerful. This page was last edited on 18 Septemberat I wanted to reacquaint myself with these two stories the former is a short story, the latter a narrative poem because I’ve become increasingly familiar with Argentine literature since I took this class, and I thought I’d find more to appreciate as I read them for a second time.

The story begins in the Buenos Aires slaugterhouse, where after a long flood, cattle are being brought from the countryside for the slaughter. Please try again later. Read more Read less.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Open Preview See a Problem? Become a LibraryThing Author. Written in the late s, but never published during the author’s lifetime, it is a very powerful story from the let-go, even if it is a polemical tirade against the government of Juan Manuel de Rosas. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Nicolas rated it did not like it Jun 28, Of course, those were serious times, and I may have had to surpress a giggle or two as my professor talked about Rosas’ reign of terror and the execution of countless Unitarios by the Mazorca, the strong arm of the Rosas political machine.


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Showing of 1 reviews. A young upper class unitarian a member of the polical party who opposed the Rosas government rides by, and because he does not wear the obligatory federal symbols, he is attacked and eventually killed by the workers in the slaughterhouse.

Martin Rivas Novela de costumbres politico-sociales Spanish Edition. Their pursuit of him is not unline their pursuit of the escaped bull. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, References to this work on external resources. No trivia or quizzes yet. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Dari Persingola rated it did not like it Apr 06, Share your thoughts with other matasero. Jazmin Corona rated it did not like it Nov 22, Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. El matadero is about a slaughterhouse; La cautiva is about a captive, or two captives, and the desert.


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His remains are said to be buried at Buceo Cemetery. It is mostly significant because it displays the perceived clash between “civilization and barbarism”, that is, between the European and the “primitive and violent” American ways. Start ls La cautiva – El matadero on your Kindle in under a minute. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Book by Esteban Echeverria.

Refresh and try again. Paperbackpages. The hunger for animal flesh sets the stage for a later depiction of a different sort of hunger in the hearts of the laborers, who are described in their various roles in the early pages of the story. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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