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Author Huberman, Ariana.

Title Gauchos and Foreigners : Glossing Culture and Identity in the Argentine Countryside
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (147 pages)
Contents Chapter 1: The Gaucho in Argentine History, National Language, and Landscape -- Chapter 2: W.H. Hudson: A Naturalist'sRendition of the Gauchoand His Habitat -- Chapter 3: Benito Lynch: A Realistic Portraitof the Gaucho and the Pampas -- Chapter 4: Alberto Gerchunoff:An Uncomfortable Canon
Summary In Gauchos and Foreigners: Glossing Culture and Identity in the Argentine Countryside Ariana Huberman discusses the relationship between the gaucho figure and the "foreigner" in Argentine rural literature. The narratives of William Henry Hudson, Benito Lynch and Alberto Gerchunoff present English scientists and travelers, as well as Jewish and Italian immigrants, in direct contact with the gaucho in the Argentine and Uruguayan countryside. The book shows how the intent to define and translate termsfrom the national glossary the gaucho, his lifestyle and habitat and from "foreign" cultures, ult
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Subject Gerchunoff, Alberto, 1883-1950 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hudson, W. H. (William Henry), 1841-1922 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Lynch, Benito, 1880-1951 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Argentine literature -- History and criticism.
Gauchos in literature.
Gauchos -- Argentina -- History.
National characteristics, Argentine, in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0739149067