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Sketches of life in Chile, 1841-1851

Author: José Joaquín Vallejo; Frederick H Fornoff; Simon Collier
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Library of Latin America.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writing under the pseudonym "Jotabeche," Jose Joaquin Vallejo wrote forty-one short articles on Chilean life and society in the early republic. Known for their caustic wit, his writings were an instant success when they were first published in Chilean magazines and newspapers. This volume presents these vivid essays for the first time in English. Vallejo made famous the style of writing termed  Read more...
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Vallejo, José Joaquín, 1811-1858.
Sketches of life in Chile, 1841-1851.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2002025118
Named Person: José Joaquín Vallejo; José Joaquín Vallejo
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: José Joaquín Vallejo; Frederick H Fornoff; Simon Collier
ISBN: 9780195128673 0195128672 0195128664 9780195128666 9781602563551 1602563551
OCLC Number: 252574472
Description: 1 online resource (xxxviii, 186 pages).
Series Title: Library of Latin America.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: by José Joaquín Vallejo "Jotabeche" ; translated from the Spanish by Frederick H. Fornoff ; edited with an introduction and chronology by Simon Collier.

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Writing under the pseudonym "Jotabeche," Jose Joaquin Vallejo wrote forty-one short articles on Chilean life and society in the early republic. Known for their caustic wit, his writings were an instant success when they were first published in Chilean magazines and newspapers. This volume presents these vivid essays for the first time in English. Vallejo made famous the style of writing termed "costumbrista"--Sketches and vignettes of society and local customs. He focused on the Norte Chico, or the mining zone of Copiapo where he was born and where he lived most of his later life. His essays i.

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