Facundo

Facundo

Or, Civilization and Barbarism


Editor/introduction:
Translator: Mary Peabody Mann

Format
Paperback
Price
$17.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140436778
  • 288 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Ostensibly a biography of the gaucho barbarian Juan Facundo Quiroga, Facundo is also a complex, passionate work of history, sociology, and political commentary, and Latin America’s most important essay of the nineteenth century.

Table of Contents

Translated by Mary Peabody Mann with an Introduction by Ilan Stavans

Introduction
Chronology
Suggestions for Further Reading
A Note on the Text

FACUNDO: OR, CIVILIZATION AND BARBARISM

Appendix: Author’s Notice from the 1845 Edition

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