: La Charca (Spanish Edition) (): Manuel Zeno Gandia: Books. The double condition of Manuel Zeno Gandia -as medical doctor and politician- joins the writer’s to transform the drama in La Charca into a deep reflection upon . Manuel Zeno Gandía (January 10, – January 30, ) was a Puerto Rican physician, poet, novelist, journalist and politician. He is best known as the author of La Charca (The Pond), a novel considered.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The novel’s plot deals with the harsh life in the remote and mountainous coffee regions in Puerto Rico. Jun 28, Raul Marrero Sauveterre rated it it was amazing Shelves: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands.

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La Charca : Una Novela de Manuel Zeno Gandia

By “real” meaning it’s way melodramatic and a lot of people die. La recomendaria si eres de las personas que le gusta la historia. The Best Books of Independence movement in Puerto Rico. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Maniel 03, Tamara rated it it was ok.

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Todo aquel que se crio en Puerto Rico tiene esta libro en su corazon especialmente si provienen de las zonas rurales. Looking for beautiful books? Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


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Lla who viewed this item also viewed. La Charca is a Puerto-Rican novel that is mandatory reading for anyone interested in reading “real Puerto Rican” literature disassociated from the U. Learn more about ebook formats and e-readers.

This book reminds me of the stories from my family in this decade. This form does not constitute legal advice and nothing that you read or are provided on this web site should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent legal counsel. Your digital signature is as legally binding as a physical signature.

La Charca [The Stagnant Pond] is a sad realist account of rural exploitation and class struggle, yet it reads like a flesh and blood multi-dimensional tragedy, rather than a dry social critique. While it does have it’s good points, I’m personally hoping never to read it again. While in Ponce, Zeno Gandia was already politically active and, as many others during this time in Puerto Rico, he used the press to publish his political ideas.

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Human society, degraded by its passions and hampered by colonial mentalities, first under Spain and later on under the US influence, constitutes the axis of Zeno Gandias’s novels, in a narrative tone both naturalistic and cultivated.

Description In the s, before the turn of the century, while the rich in Madrid, Paris and Rome capped their sumptuous dinners with sips of Puerto Rico’s exquisite black coffee, the anemic men, women and children who harvested the precious crop lived in squalid huts and rarely saw a scrap of meat, and brutalized by grinding poverty, theirs was the harsh world of Manuel Zeno-Gandia’s La Charca, published inand widely acknowledged as the first major novel to emerge from Puerto Rico.

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