Alcides Arguedas was a Bolivian writer and historian. His literary work, which had a profound The story of Raza de bronce is an evolution of that of his second novel, Wata-Wara, which went relatively unnoticed at the time of publication. Raza de Bronce has 64 ratings and 7 reviews. Adolfo said: Trata sobre el eterno problema de la injusticia, el conflicto de la tierra, la ignorancia, etc. Raza de bronce has 63 ratings and 7 reviews. Raza de bronce es una de las primeras novelas latinoamericanas que desarrolla el tema de la vida miserable d .

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Return to Book Page. In between, the beautiful landscapes and the hardships of indigenous life are illustrated in great detail, with changing seasons giving the author a chance to document not only the plant and animal life of the lake, but also the agricultural cycle and the major holidays celebrated by the Aymara descendents of the Inca empire.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. His most significant work, Bronze Raceis considered one of the most influential Bolivian literary works and a precursor of the indigenism ideology.

Refresh and try again. This symbolic theft along with her willingness to part with the ring represents his formal engagement to her, and he’s happy as he prepares to set off the next day to buy seed for the community to plant in the spring.

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Arguedas received the Rome Prize in France for his autobiographical book La danza de las sombras in Las 15 novelas fundamentales de Bolivia Carlos rated it liked it Oct 21, Arguedas worked on alicdes novel almost until his death.

He sought to find a solution to his country’s permanent state of conflict through his books, which were full of full of social analysis. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

There was one moment that I found particularly distasteful, when, during a funeral in which the community members drank a large amount of alcohol, he described the drunken family members rather brutally and didn’t seem to be able to understand their actions; he depicts them almost as savages.

I also enjoyed the author’s documentation of indigenous Bolivians’ situation at that time, from the perspective of both the oppressors and the oppressed. The author’s personal viewpoint seems to be somewhat negative with respect to indigenous customs and practices, and I often thought that his depiction of the Aymara community suffered as a result of this.

Alcidez Wilson-Nunn rated alcires liked it Sep 09, Eventually Arguedas became deputy editor of El Debate in The entire first part of the book, which documented Agiali’s journey with three other community members across the orchards and fertile fields of alcudes Yungas, was my favorite because it helped me remember the specific late-summer moment when I was in Bolivia, and many of the fruits and local crops were recognizable to me because I had tasted them while I was there.

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Marcela Castro rated it liked it May 14, He also was consul general in Paris and minister plenipotentiary in Colombiawhere he was dismissed for criticizing the President Hernando Siles For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. Makenzie rated it liked it Jun 18, Natha Vera Vargas rated it liked it Dec 12, Carol Baumgartner rated it liked it Mar 03, Ulises Eduardo rated it liked it Sep 10, Jhonn Gonzales rated it it was amazing Sep 01, The arguments between the mestizo landowners, as well as the voiced complaints of the community members suffering enormous abuses at the hands of the man who “owns” their ancestral land, all helped me better understand the different currents of indigenist thought as they stood in the early 20th century, which in turn helps me understand the ideological debates in present-day Bolivia a bit better as well.

Lists with This Book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Want to Read saving…. Wikipedia in English None. Content in this edit is translated from the existing German Wikipedia article at [[: No trivia or quizzes yet. In retrospect, despite widespread criticism, it was listed by experts as one of the essential works of Bolivian literature. To ask other readers questions about Raza de bronceplease sign up.