Submit an Enquiry or Call Us +44 (0) 1482 384660
Image for El camino

El camino

By: Squires, Jeremy S.(Edited by) Davies, Catherine(Series edited by)

stars icon
Part of the Hispanic Texts series
0719080568 / 9780719080562
Paperback
863.64
01/11/2010
Stock expected by 25/11/2017
England
General
22 cm 160 p.
General (US: Trade)  Learn More
  • Details

Upon entering the Royal Spanish Academy in 1975, Miguel Delibes delivered an address which reclaimed El camino (1950) for the emerging Green movement.

With a blend of hilarity, satire, pathos and tragedy, Delibes artfully explores the process of crossing boundaries in pursuit of maturity and social advancement, whilst also implying that real education is the unfolding of the human heart among friends and sweethearts within a shared social and natural space. This new annotated version of the text comprises an introductory essay discussing green issues, attitudes towards the Spanish peasantry under Franco, and the function of the novel's subtly orchestrated comedy.

It also contains explanatory notes on the text, discussion topics and an extensive Spanish-English glossary. This edition is intended primarily for English-speaking students of Spanish literature and culture at school and university. -- .

BIC:

FA Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945), FYT Fiction in translation

Our price£8.93
RRP £11.99
Save 25.5%
Already in Basket