Doña Bárbara, en la que la llanura venezolana es el personaje central, es la obra de mayor éxito de Rómulo Gallegos. En ella dramatiza el conflicto entre. The book Dona Barbara: A Novel, Romulo Gallegos is published by University of Chicago Press. Complete summary of Rómulo Gallegos’ Doña Bárbara. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Doña Bárbara.

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Or Macbeth, Lady Macbeth and the witches rolled into one. View all 24 comments. It is when at the end that you see she is someone who merits compassion as she stays her hand and pulls the gun down. Terjemahannya tidak terasa canggung.

Doña Bárbara by Rómulo Gallegos

The writing is very good. El deber no es destruirse, sino transformarla en beneficio propio. The shock when those powerful characters meet is the very heart of the story. Dona Barbara adalah simbol masyarakat luar bandar yang gasar, yang primitif dan percaya kepada unsur-unsur tahyul. First you can find the English version and at the end of that one, you will find the Spanish version. It may not be the story you expect! Something black and loathsome -a bag coming out of the darkness- fluttered against the candle and extinguished it.


The action happens slowly, but the pearl is in the dialogues. I don’t always appreciate a lot of description of the setting, but in this case, it definitely enhanced the reading experience.

Barbaea to Read Currently Reading Read. Sooooo much llano vocabulary. In that respect I am def this book’s target audience. Read the book and discover for yourself.

Dona Barbara

Besides the regaining of Santos’s dna, a big theme is Transformation to the positive of the personalities of the main female characters. I would not be able to deal. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This is a seminal work in Latin American literature, with the beginnings of “magic realism”, developed more fully in later works.

Santos Luzardo meets his cousin Lorenzo Barquero and discovers that he was a victim of the femme fatale, who left him bankrupt and a daughter, Marisela, whom she abandoned and who became quickly a vagrant.

The story is just beginning. Paperbackpages. The language was beautiful! Jul 12, Sonia rated it really liked it Shelves: She meets her match in Luzardo, her enemy yet a man that she respects. Here domulo a few quotes that I liked: Open Preview See a Problem?

Jul 28, Aneth Pita Barrios rated it liked it Shelves: I fucking love the llanos!! Danger” for George W. Me encanta el naturalismo.


When she galleos young, she was raped by pirates, also losing her first love, so she became bitter and hating to all men. View all 3 comments.

Doña Bárbara – Wikipedia

It is when Santos comes back to take Altimeira back that she fina Dona Barbara is a woman who has come to hate men for what they have done to her. Feb 06, Luis Loyola rated it really liked it Shelves: Archived from the original on Aug 17, Windy rated it it was amazing. It certainly wasn’t for me. The latter lurks everywhere, but no one fears it.

Since this a really popular novel from Latin America, I am sure that it’s available in English too, but I felt important to explain you the names of the main characters since its symbolic importance can be lost in translation. La devoradora de hombres La reina del llano. This is a pretty corny book so you’re either feeling it or you’re not.


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