The Gaucho Juan Moreira : True Crime in Nineteenth-Century Argentina Hardback
Edited by William Garrett, Jr. Acree
Argentinian writer Eduardo Gutierrez (1851-1889) fashioned his seminal gauchesque novel from the prison records of the real Juan Moreira, a noble outlaw whose life and name became legendary in the Rio de la Plata during the late 19th century.
John Chasteen's fast-moving, streamlined translation--the first ever into English--captures all of the sweeping romance and knife-wielding excitement of the original.
William Acree's introduction and notes situate Juan Moreira in its literary and historical contexts.
Numerous illustrations, a map of Moreira's travels, a glossary of terms, and a select bibliography are all included.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 160 pages
- Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
- Publication Date: 03/09/2014
- Category: Historical fiction
- ISBN: 9781624661372
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