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The renunciation : a novel

Author: Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá; Andrew Hurley
Publisher: New York : Four Walls Eight Windows ; Paris : UNESCO Pub., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Andrew Hurley's fine translation makes available this acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist's La renuncia del héroe Baltasar (1974), the fictive chronicles of an arranged marriage plotted to save Puerto Rico from certain slave rebellion. Interspersed lectures, letters, and documents reconstruct conflicts of class and race set in Island's colonial past. Occasional footnotes, but an introduction would have added insights  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rodríguez Juliá, Edgardo, 1946-
Renunciation.
New York : Four Walls Eight Windows ; Paris : UNESCO Pub., ©1997
(OCoLC)659512770
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá; Andrew Hurley
ISBN: 1568580576 9781568580579 9231031627 9789231031625
OCLC Number: 37154970
Description: 135 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Renuncia del héroe Baltasar.
Responsibility: by Edgardo Rodríguez Juliá ; translated from the Spanish by Andrew Hurley.

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"Andrew Hurley's fine translation makes available this acclaimed Puerto Rican novelist's La renuncia del héroe Baltasar (1974), the fictive chronicles of an arranged marriage plotted to save Puerto Rico from certain slave rebellion. Interspersed lectures, letters, and documents reconstruct conflicts of class and race set in Island's colonial past. Occasional footnotes, but an introduction would have added insights for the nonspecialized reader"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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