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Having done this, Icaza guaranteed that Huasipungo stands as a monument to his intentions, and consolidates the literary seat of honor that it has achieved with . Deeply moving in the dramatic intensity of its relentless evolution and stark human suffering, Icaza’s novel has been translated into eleven foreign languages . Huasipungo by Jorge Icaza; 28 editions; First published in ; Libro que por la fuerza de su mensaje llegó a ser prohibido en varios.

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As novel progresses, you feel pathos towards the cripple Andres who was both a sinner and sinned against and revulsion towards the landowner. This time, while teaching the novel to undergrads, Icasa appreciated it a lot more. This system was apparently in effect until land reform in Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A lesser author would have straightaway portrayed the ruler and the ruled in good and evil, black and white terms from the beginning. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Dec 12, Andrea rated it really liked it. And while a page introduction seems excessive for a page novella, it does include some interesting information. It includes both footnotes and a glossary, which were essential to my understanding of the Quichua words that pepper the text. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

To ask other readers questions icaaz Huasipungoplease sign up. Cholo, verdugo y libfo por Pereira Una historia triste y desesperanzada. This makes it difficult for the readers to ascertain which version they are reading. I first read this in a doctoral seminar, then again for exams. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Lists with This Book. Poi un giorno senza pensarci su, me lo comprai.


Es una historia de crueldad desmedida que enferma, que deja un sinsabor un rebote estomacal. Cuestiona el papel del “desarrollo” y las inversiones extranjeras, ya que no solo benefician a unos pocos pero terminan por perjudicar a los de mas abajo, en este caso, los nativos. Sep 22, Eduardo rated it really liked it.

Huasipungo by Jorge Icaza

The novel is about a landowner and his much-abused peons, set against building a road to develop the Oriente region of Ecuador. The narrative begins with a landowner, Alfonso Pereira, who relocates to his property in the Andes after many years of absentee management.

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There are no discussion topics on this book lirbo. Es el indio explotado. Also, the ending — depressing and realistic perhaps, but a bit rushed. Besides the first edition ofHuasipungo went through two more editions or complete rewritings in Spanish,the first of which was difficult for even natives of other Hispanic countries to read and the last the definitive version. They’re just like animals, they’d get used to the beef. Feb 25, Guillermo Ortega added it.

Sep 23, Lissete R. Cholo, supuesta autoridad y manipulado por Pereira. At the same time, he rapes the young women from the huasipungos or Indian huts and insists on being extra cruel lest he be thought of huasiphngo weak by the Indians and his partners. We’d have to kill the Indians so they wouldn’t kill off the cattle. The landowner refuses to show any weakness, and winds up doubling down on all the injustices he causes.


Jan 08, Leonel Guillermo rated it really liked it. All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from November Fragments of the book first appeared in English translation in Russia, where it was welcomed enthusiastically by Russia’s peasant socialist class.


Preview — Huasipungo by Jorge Icaza. This novel is for those interested in Latin American literature, and more specifically indigenist literature from the 20th century that addresses the abuses against native populations in the Americas.

For me, the only interesting part of this novel was the portrait of the class huasopungo between landowners and the indigenous people, their slaves – that is actually the main point of the book, I believe. The novel is about a landowner a A book like Huasipungo is hard to score — does it highlight the plight of the indigenous Ecuadorian Indians?

In a typical wasipunku the people built huts and used the surrounding land to cultivate huasipingo. When Andres wails for his dead wife and resorts to stealing to bury her well, you really feel for him, eventhough he had been an abusive and neglectful husband.

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