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Martin Fierro is a vivid snapshot of the life of people "oppressed by poverty injustice and violence It s also a portrait "by poverty injustice and violence It s also a portrait a fierce determination to live to make the best of difficult situations The spirit of life trumps oppression Such a wonderful story It s just the kind of thing you would expect to hear around the campfire as you share a mate with your friends I think I should explain that a mate is used by Spanish speakers to refer to the ourd used to drink yerba mate tea In Portuguese the word is cuia I didn t mean to suggest that people sit around a campfire sharing their beloved Although people often refer to the philosophy of Martin Fierro the deep thoughts seem to come from his friends and others that come across his path Martin liked to fight and he was a little to eager to use his knife Ah Martin Fierro This book contains two epic poems Martin Fierro and La vuelta de Martin Fierro I started the first in September but What Am I Doing with My Life?: And other late night internet searches answered by the great philosophers gave up due to the language I decided to finish them both in earnest last week and plowed thro I am not the best reader of epic poetry I think this book is probably worthy of a better audience and a better score but for me it was an average read I didn t find myself connected to the story in the way that I would to a novel I disliked the first part of this The protagonist has vices which are almost a parody of Anglo Saxon views of Latins strutting machismo boastfulness narcissism self pity cruelty and lack of self control Add to that the not specifically Latin but eually objectionable traits of racism misogyny xenophobia and a disregard for law and order and I nearly threw this down in disgust It doesn t help that the freuent puns are almost impossible to translate my Spanish is notood enough to read this in the original alas The second part partially redeems it There is Jimmy: The Terrorist genuine pathos when Fierro s sons describe their sad lives and the singing competition between Fierro and the black man is really ratherood All of a sudden I could imagine sitting out by an open fire on the pampas listening to the two of them strumming their How to Live the James Bond Lifestyle: The Complete Seminar guitars and singing responses to each other This was very atmospheric and there is a ratherood twist in this part of the narrative which I enjoyed as well Another thing which helped is that I have previously read Sarmiento s Facundo so I feel a familiarity with this period of Argentine history and it was More scary stories for sleep-overs good to have some poetry on the bones of Sarmiento s prose But my overall feeling aboutauchos is confirmed I have a certain admiration for their capacity to endure hardship and their undoubted bravery but I think it would be best to ive them a very wide berth especially if they have access to weapons alcohol or women For school It was awful I m not torture myself in read it again I just know it I LOVE this book I ve read it SOOO many times It is so beautiful I ve been interested in reading this book for a long time but was intimidated by the fact that it could only be read in Spanish While translations are available since it is written in the poetic style only the original language could truly capture the author s intent I finally dove in a few weeks ago and wh. The Martin Fierro the classic argentine poem has been the subject of studies and discussions ever since the issuing of its first part edition el aucho Martin Fierro in 1873 and there have been many ensuing editions including some still available to prove it This new edition of both parts aims to render a balanced startpoint to the study of the literary piece This edition is based on the original texts El aucho Martmn Fierro Imprenta de La Pampa 1872 and La vuelta de Martmn Fierro Librerm. ,


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son uenasv s amigo CruzEl ue maneja las bolasel ue sabe echar un pialy sent rsele a un bagualsin miedo de ue lo bajeentre los mesmos salvajesno puede pasarlo malCruz y Fierro de una estanciauna tropilla se arriaron por delante se la echaroncomo criollos entendidosy pronto sin ser sentidospor la frontera cruzaronY cuando le hab an pasadosuna madrugada clarale dijo Cruz ue miraralas ltimas poblaciones y a Fierro dos lagrimonesle rodearon por la caraY siguiendo el fiel del rumbose entraron en el desiertoNo s si los habr n muertoen alguna correr apero espero ue alg n d asabr de ellos algo ciertoPero ponga su esperanzaen el Dios ue lo form y au me YOUE HE RELATAO A MI he relatao a mi UE CONOCEN TODOSPERO UE NAIDES CONT Excerpt from Chapter 5 La Vuelta de Mart n FierroCuanto el hombre es m s salvajetrata pior a la mujeryo no s ue pueda habersin ella dicha ni oce felize el ue la conocey logra hacerse uererTodo el ue entiende la vidabusca a su lao los placeres justo es ue las considereel hombre de coraz n s lo los cobardes sonvalientes con sus mujeresPa servir a un desgraciaopronta la mujer est cuando en su camino vano hay peligro ue la asuste ni hay una a uien no le usteuna obra de carid No se hallar una mujera la ue esto no le cuadre yo alabo al Eterno Padreno porue las hizo bellassin porue a todas ellasles dio coraz n de madreExcerpt from Chapter 13 La Vuelta de Mart n FierroEl ue vive de ese modode todos es tributario falta el cabeza primarioy los hijos ue l sustentase dispersan como cuentascuando se corta el rosarioExcerpt from Chapter 32 La Vuelta de Mart n FierroPara vencer un peligrosalvar de cualuier abismopor esperencia lo afirmom s ue el sable y ue la lanzasuele servir la confianzaue el hombre tiene en s mismoThe story has something of a happy ending as Fierro is reunited with his sons and the son of his reat friend Cruz He imparts the wisdom of a father to them before they o their separate ways Fierro s life and his takeaways from it are very thought provokingAnother interesting facet of this book is its historical value There isn t much surviving literature from the time and place in which it was produced so it s interesting to catch a limpse into what the New World was like at this time I can see how many cultural tendencies practices and attitudes from this period have survived all the way into modern Argentine cultureI don t think this book is for everyone as the plot is a little slow and the poetic style might be irritating to some However it s an interesting read if you are fluent in Spanish and enjoy a romantic literary style Before reading it i thought it was oing to be really boring but it wasn t so badit wouldn t be one of my favourites but considering the social situation in 1860 in Argentina i think it s a very ood description of the overnment and the injustice people lived at that time Review of Part 1 1974 SUNY translation by Frank G Carrino Alberto J Carlos and Norman MangouniReview of Part 2 in Kate Ward Kavanagh s revision of Catherine Ward s 1967 translation of the whole of Mart n Fierro available hereRead Feb March 2020. Them and with the critical edition by Elida Lois and Angel Nuez Ed ALLCA XX Association Archives de la Littirature Latinoamiricaine des Caraobes et Africaine du XX Sihcle Paris 2001; with the notes by Leopoldo Lugones in El payador Ed Centurisn Bs As 1948 and Stockcero 2004 those of Francisco Castro in Vocabulario y frases del Martmn Fierro Ed Kraft Bs As 1950 and those of Domingo Bravo in El uichua en el Martmn Fierro y Don Segundo Sombra Ed Instituto Amigos del Libro Argentino Bs As 1968. Ile I had to read with the book in one hand and the English translation in the other I uite enjoyed itThe two part story is essentially lengthy lamentation by the aucho Mart n Fierro wherein he enumerates his many travails Living a peaceful idyllic life as a The Interior Landscape: Love Poems from a Classical Tamil Anthology gaucho he is ripped from his home and family to serve theovernment as a soldier against Argentina s native inhabitants This begins a journey fraught with poverty danger disappointment despair "and crime Through Fierro author Jos Hern ndez illustrates the struggles "crime Through Fierro author Jos Hern ndez illustrates the struggles the common man He seems to be a fatalist expressing that some men like the auchos were born to suffer and be trampled by the privileged few Fierro maintains faith in God throughout the Story Accepting His Lot Rather Than Begrudging accepting his lot rather than begrudging was surprised to find out that Fierro was not the heroic figure I assumed he would be He is humble and constantly speaks of his own ignorance He is a realist and sometimes takes the cowardly route rather than the courageous one in order to survive He loses fights and in one case is saved from certain death at the hands of an enemy by a woman he has just met He is also not the picture of morality committing crimes and other offensive
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throughoutNevertheless Fierro difficult journey helps him to ather many pearls of wisdom His communication style is simple but striking and some of his verses are truly sublime These were my favorite part of the tale here are some of the best excerptsExcerpt from Chapter 13 El Gaucho Mart n FierroDios form lindas las floresdelicadas como sonles di toda perfecci ny cuanto l era capazpero al hombre le di m scuando le di el coraz nLe di clarid a la luzjuerza en su carrera al vientole di vida y movimientodende la uila al usanopero m s le di al cristianoal darle el entendimientoY aunue a las aves les di con otras cosas ue inoroesos piuitos como oroy un plumaje como tablale di al hombre m s tesoroal darle una lengua ue hableY dende ue di a las fierasesa juria tan inmensaue no hay poder ue las vensani nada ue las asombre u menos le dar a al hombreue el valor pa su defensaPero tantos bienes juntosal darle malicio youe en sus adentros pens ue el hombre los precisabapues los bienes igualabacon las penas ue le di En la cruzada hay peligrosperi ni aun esto me aterra yo ruedo sobre la tierraarrastrao por mis destiney si erramos el caminono es el primero ue lo erraSi hemos de salvar o node esto naides nos respondeDerecho ante el sol se escondetierra adentro hay ue tirar alg n d a hemos de llegardespu s sabremos ad ndeDe hambre no pereceremospues seg n otros me han dichoen los campos se hallan bichosde lo ue uno necesitagamas matacos mulitasavestruces y uiruinchosCuando se anda en el desiertose come uno hasta las colas lo han cruzao mujeres solasllegando al fin con sal y ha de ser First You Fall: A Kevin Connor Mystery gaucho el anduue se escape de mis bolasTampoco a la s le temoyo la aguanto muy contentobusco agua olfatiando al vientoy dende ue no soy mancoande hay duraznillo blancocabo y la saco al momentoAll habr sigurid ya ue au no la tenemosmenos males pasaremosy ha de haberrande alegr ael d a ue nos descolguemosen alguna tolder aY ya ue a juerza de olpesla suerte nos dej afl spu. A del Plata 1879 and includes no less than 535 lexicographic notes conveniently placed at the bottom of the pages and intended to help the modern reader rasp the exact meaning of the text without obtrusive lengthy interruptions The notes were made by comparing the critical editions by Eleuterio F Tiscornia Ed Losada Buenos Aires 1941; by Carlos Alberto Leumann Ed Angel de Estrada Buenos Aires 1945; and by Santiago M Lugones Ed Centurisn Buenos Aires 1948; their own notes compared between.