Chapter 16. The Gaucho and the Gauchesca

  1. Sara Castro-Klaren
  1. Abril Trigo

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696446.ch16

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture

How to Cite

Trigo, A. (2008) The Gaucho and the Gauchesca, in A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture (ed S. Castro-Klaren), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696446.ch16

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405128063

Online ISBN: 9780470696446

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Keywords:

  • geopolitical circumstances;
  • cattle-abundant pampas;
  • semi-nomadic society;
  • warfare;
  • leathern age

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Gauchos and Caudillos

  • The Leathern Age

  • The Era of the Patriadas

  • The Gauchesca Poetry

  • The Gauchesca Cycle

  • Fading Out in the City

  • The Gaucho in the National Imaginary

  • References and Further Reading