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I, the Supreme

  • 433 Pages
  • 1.16 MB
  • English
Vintage Books , New York
Francia, José Gaspar Rodríguez de, 1766-1840 -- Fiction., Dictators -- Fiction., Paraguay -- History -- 1811-1870 -- Fic



Statementby Augusto Roa Bastos ; translated by Helen Lane
SeriesAventura : the Vintage library of contemporary world literature
LC ClassificationsPQ8259.R56 Y613 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination433 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2739645M
ISBN 100394752643
LC Control Number86040469

I the Supreme is one of the milestones of the Latin American novel.” (The New York Times Book Review) About the Author Augusto Roa Bastos () is considered one of Parguay's greatest by: 6. A simple premise for an immensely complicated book - I, the Supreme chronicles the reign of Paraguayan dictator de Francia and attempts to show his obsessive character and the nature of his relationship with power.

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Bastos uses every trick in the book /5. A towering achievement from a foundational author of modern Latin American literature, I the Supreme is a darkly comic, deeply moving meditation on power and its abuse—and on the role of language in making and unmaking whole worlds/5(10). novel Yo, el supremo (; I, the Supreme, in bilingual edition), is based on the life of Francia and covers more than a hundred years of Paraguayan history.

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''I the Supreme'' is a voice addressed to you the reader, Francia the historical figure, El Supremo the fictional character and Mr. Roa Bastos the Paraguayan writer. It begins, literally, with the handwriting on the wall: an anonymous pamphleteer has nailed a piece of paper to the door of a cathedral (shades of Lutheran rebellion!) and forged.

Latin American writers, in turn, have responded with fictional portraits of such figures, and no novel of this genre is as universally esteemed as Augusto Roa Bastos' I THE SUPREME, a book that draws on and re-imagines the career of the man who was ‘elected' Supreme Dictator for Life in Paraguay in Price Range: $ - $   I the Supreme imagines a dialogue between the nineteenth-century Paraguayan dictator known as Dr.

Francia and Policarpo Patiño, his secretary and only companion. The opening pages present a sign that they had found nailed to the wall of a cathedral, purportedly written by Dr.

Francia himself and ordering the execution of all of his servants Author: Augusto Roa Bastos. I, the Supreme begins with a proclamation in which the dicators calls for the decapitation of his corpse and the lynching of all his ministers.

It continues with tales of prisoners forced to live in boats travelling down the rivers of Paraguay without ever by: 6. The "roll of the Book" is the roll containing the Divine Law.

The next clause is quite distinct in construction: "I delight to do Thy will, O God; yea, Thy law is within my heart." The omission of the words "I delight," alters the connection of the words; but it will be seen that, though the Hebrew verses are condensed, their meaning is exactly.

Augusto Roa Bastos (J – Ap ) was a Paraguayan novelist and short story writer. As a teenager he fought in the Chaco War between Paraguay and Bolivia, and he later worked as a journalist, screenwriter and is best known for his complex novel Yo el Supremo (I, the Supreme) and for winning the Premio Miguel de Cervantes inSpanish Genre: Dictator novel.

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As I have faith in your untelligence I have broken down the book, like the backbones of my prisoners. The opening of the book: Treachery; a pasquinade is found which apes the style of The Supreme giving orders as to what is to happen in the event of his death.

Commence: lots of waffle about the unreliability of language and writing. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. The very spine of the book is the Supreme's pedantry--as well as the author's; Bastes has been a professor in France for many years, and the book is not averse to whipping in plenty of tedious French texte games when it likes.

Subscripts, emendations, documentations abound--some solidly historical (relations with Argentina and Brazil), some Phone: () This book begins with an exhortation from the author to begin the painful but necessary journey to "know thyself," in the real sense of the word.

It then gives a brief summary of the way it all began, as well as a detailed analysis of the specific characteristics of each stage in the development of ego--psychologically, emotionally, mentally 5/5(3). - Buy Augusto Roa Bastos's "I the Supreme": A Dialogic Perspective book online at best prices in India on Read Augusto Roa Bastos's "I the Supreme": A Dialogic Perspective book reviews & author details and more at Author: Helene Carol Weldt-Basson.

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