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ISBN-10: 1934768189

ISBN-13: 9781934768181

Edition: 2008

Authors: Jorge Isaacs Ferrer, Flor Maria Rodriguez-Arenas

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María is perhaps the best known, most frequently read 19th century Spanish American novel, but also the most often misunderstood by modern readers and critics alike. The novel has been labeled by some critics as a real tear-jerker about the loss of a first love. Efrain, a first-person narrator, tells it in retrospection, reconstructing the events and feelings of the moment, but reacts to that past in the emotional framework of the present. The abundant weeping in the tale has been marked as the most criticized narrative device used by Isaacs. This complain indicates the lack of knowledge about the "age of sensibility" and the idea of masculinity that spread throughout western European…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Stockcero, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.77" tall
Weight: 1.430