La Barbarie Organizada: Novela del Tercio

September 11, 2017|
La Barbarie Organizada: Novela del Tercio by Fermin Galan
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The colonial war of Spain in Morocco produced a great number of novels and stories, mostly aimed to defend the political and economic interests of the dominant classes and to sustain the peninsular bourgeoisie nationalistic myths.

However, several works exposed a critical representation of this conflict.

El Blocao, by Jos D az Fern ndez, or Im n, by Ram n J. Sender, are examples of novels that marked a break with this narrative.

But La Barbarie Organizada went a step further: to the description of the human disaster of every war and its pacifist proclaim, Galan added a detailed description of the process of brutalization exerted on the soldiers until they become reduced into nothingness. A civilizing process that establishes barbaric acts as acceptable means.

With an objectivist technique and austere procedures, Gal n establishes a deeply agonizing and yet radically critical account.

Ferm n Gal n (1899-1930) is one of the « new romanticism generation intellectuals.

Military, distinguished for his service in Morocco, Gal n wrote the novel La barbarie organizada in 1925 while recovering from his war wounds in the Carabanchel Hospital.

in 1926 Gal n joined the armed insurrection against the dictator Primo de Rivera, as results of which he was sentenced to prison. While detained he wrote the rest of his work: the play Berta (published in 1932) and the essay New creation (1930). In December of 1930 he joined the revolt in Jaca in favor of the Republic. As the attempt to subvert the monarchical order failed, Gal n was executed together with Captain Angel Garcia Hernandez.

Gal n's works seek to integrate the philosophical tendencies (vitalism) and the aesthetic experiences of the early twentieth century with the political horizons of anarchism and socialism.

This edition, by prof. C sar de Vicente Hernando, presents the novel in a perspective that includes the Riff War effects on the Spanish society while analyzing the aesthetics that characterize Gal n as one of the «new romanticism generation authors.

Title:La Barbarie Organizada: Novela del Tercio
Product dimensions:214 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.49 in
Shipping dimensions:214 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.49 in
Published:September 11, 2017
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781934768907

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