Rebellion in the Backlands by Euclides Da Cunha

Rebellion in the Backlands

byEuclides Da Cunha, Samuel Putnam

Kobo ebook | January 15, 2010

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Euclides da Cunha's classic account of the brutal campaigns against religious mystic Antonio Conselheiro has been called the Bible of Brazilian nationality.

"Euclides da Cunha went on the campaigns [against Conselheiro] as a journalist and what he returned with and published in 1902 is still unsurpassed in Latin American literature. Cunha is a talent as grand, spacious, entangled with knowledge, curiosity, and bafflement as the country itself. . . . On every page there is a heart of idea, speculation, dramatic observation that tells of a creative mission undertaken, the identity of the nation, and also the creation of a pure and eloquent prose style."—Elizabeth Hardwick, Bartleby in Manhattan

Title:Rebellion in the BacklandsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:University of Chicago PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0226124452

ISBN - 13:9780226124452

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