Abel Sanchez and Other Stories by Miguel de UnamunoAbel Sanchez and Other Stories by Miguel de Unamuno

Abel Sanchez and Other Stories

byMiguel de Unamuno

Paperback | September 1, 1996

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Delve into three of Spanish philosopher Miguel de Unamuno's most haunting parables. This essential Unamuno reader begins with the full-length novel Abel Sanchez, a modern retelling of the story of Cain and Abel. Also included are two remarkable short stories, The Madness of Doctor Montarco and San Manuel Bueno, Martyr, featuring quixotic, philosophically existential characters confronted by the dull ache of modernity.

Translated by Anthony Kerrigan and with an insightful introduction by Mario J. Valdes
Philosopher, essayist, poet, and novelist, Unamuno was a central figure of the Generation of 1898. His primary concerns were individual destiny, Spain, the nature of human relationships, and renewal of artistic forms. In his major philosophical work, The Tragic Sense of Life (1912), Unamuno struggled with his uncertainty about immortal...
Title:Abel Sanchez and Other StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:267 pages, 8.3 × 5.4 × 0.64 inPublished:September 1, 1996Publisher:Regnery PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0895267071

ISBN - 13:9780895267078

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The stories "Abel Sanzhez", "The Madness of Doctor Montarco", and "Saint Emmanuel the Good Marty" are three of the Spanish philosopher Unamuno's most haunting parables. Quixotic madmen are the protagonists of these imaginative stories, which probe the horror of a nothingness beyond death. The Introduction by Anthony Kerrigan, the translator, traces Unamuno's life