Martín Fierro by José Hernández

"Martín Fierro" is an epic poem that tells the story of a gaucho, or Argentine cowboy, who is forcibly recruited to fight against indigenous tribes. He returns to find his home destroyed and his family gone, leading him to become an outlaw. The narrative explores themes of Argentine identity, the conflict between civilization and nature, and the injustices suffered by the gauchos. It is recognized as a foundational work of Argentine literature.

The 1634th greatest book of all time


Published
1872
Nationality
Argentinian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
37,000
Original Language
Spanish

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