Doña Bárbara, en la que la llanura venezolana es el personaje central, es la obra de mayor éxito de Rómulo Gallegos. En ella dramatiza el conflicto entre. The book Dona Barbara: A Novel, Romulo Gallegos is published by University of Chicago Press. Complete summary of Rómulo Gallegos’ Doña Bárbara. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Doña Bárbara.

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Oct 14, Marce Matamoros rated it really liked it. I gallehos love the llanos! Something black and loathsome -a bag coming out of the darkness- fluttered gallgos the candle and extinguished it. I could see it forming part of a Venezuelan identity, rather as other cowboys did in the US.

Obama could do it though. Soto rated it it was amazing. Jul 17, – Fey – Es rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sooooo much llano vocabulary. Want to Read saving….

In that respect I am def this book’s target audience. Luzardo returns to the llano to reclaim his family’s land and cattle.

Santos saint yang menjadi watak putih, Barbara barbaric yang mengambil watak hitam, dan karya yang penuh dengan gambaran masyarakat ladang di Venezuela yang dilukiskan dengan baik dalam karya.

I mean, can you imagine a modern-day politician writing a novel even as half as good as this one? She learns the arts of plants from the native Indians in her country and using superstitions she takes control and becomes a prosperous rancher. It never gets boring, I can guarantee, and though it may remind you of a latin american soap opera at times, it never falls into that melodramatic space. Yang pening sikit, sebab ada banyak watak dengan nama yang kita tak biasa dengar.

It may not be the story you expect!

This review is bilingual. Santos Luzardo returns to the plains of Venezuela to recover land that has been taken by the main character: I am not sure how much would be lost in translation if this novel is read in English, but in Spanish tomulo is one of the best novels written in South America.


Si bien el lenguaje es evidentemente antiguo, y el estilo es casi anticuado, es un verdadero placer leer y releer las deliciosas descripciones del entorno: Club de Romuulo B Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This regionalist novel deals with the confrontation between civilization and the barbaric aspects of the rural environment and its inhabitants.

Short, but with an amazing narrative pace, the book tells us the story of Don Barbara, a cruel and vindictive woman who is know as the “cacica” chief of the Arauca, in the venezuelan “llanos”, rpmulo to her ferocity, unscrupulous nature, and her apparent supernatural powers. In conclusion, I wouldn’t tell everyone to read this book, but I will definitely bagbara some of my gal pals, “have you heard of this book, it’s worth checking out, it’s pretty interesting and I found it enjoyable.

To denote how important are really these books to me. Along with Spanish words like Gua!

Aug 17, Windy rated it it was amazing. Archived copy as title Articles with Spanish-language external links Webarchive template wayback links Pages to import images to Wikidata All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from July This is a pretty corny book so you’re either feeling it or you’re not.

Membaca naskhah ini bolehlah dibayangkan seperti menonton telenovela Venezuela tetapi dengan isu yang lebih serius. The meh – The melodrama. Jul 12, Sonia rated it really liked it Shelves: I was a little surprised that so much of the bo I decided to read this book because it was one of the few romuko the PBS Great American Read list that I had never heard of.

And her first name “Barbara”, is a real name used by many women but in Spanish also means “wild” and this is crutial in the story, since she gallevos in the deep of the jungle around the Arauca River. I couldn;t be more wrong with it.

Doña Barbara

This is a highly intellectual novel and certainly dlna one to provide immediate satisfaction. Mar 18, Fabiola Fulco Salazar rated it really liked it. He was best known for his forceful novels that dramatize the overpowering natural aspects of the Venezuelan Llanos grasslandsthe local folklore, and such social events as alligator hunts.


Since this a really popular novel from Latin America, I am sure that it’s available in English too, but I felt important to explain you the names of the main characters since its symbolic importance can be lost rmulo translation. As well, descriptions of the life in the “llanos” are vivid and full of sensations.

However his rule was also brutal and corrupt. As a character, her nature is contrasting, as she might be interpreted as a feminist heroine, being brave enough to make other respect herself in a sexist environment, while at the same time being the damisel who wants to be rescued from her somber fate by a righteous man, represented in the figure of Santos Luzardo.

Dona Barbara

This is a seminal work in Latin American literature, with the beginnings of “magic realism”, developed varbara fully in later works. I am so glad that I did! Releyendo este glorioso libro. Lists with This Book. It is when Santos comes back to take Altimeira back that she fina Dona Barbara is a woman who has come to hate men for what they have done to her.

Libro Doña Bárbara – Rómulo Gallegos: reseñas, resumen y comentarios

View all 3 comments. Barbbara is the image of her daughter happy as she once was. I truly hope that more non-Spanish speaking readers discover this Spanish classic. Retrieved from ” https: This book was apparently one of his favorites and the origin of his nickname “Mr.