Esteban Echeverria was an Argentine poet, writer and political activist and also one of Latin America’s most important literature figures, as he. El Matadero – Esteban Echeverría (/). Copy of the work is available here. Nice, quick read! Also, some interesting notes on wikipedia. resumen de “el matadero” de esteban echeverría diré solamente que los sucesos de mi narración pasaban por los años estabamos en cuaresma, época.

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Vistas Leer Editar Ver historial. Although The Slaughter Yard is a story, it is based on some elements of fact. Views Read Edit View history. February Learn how and when to remove this template message. Sea como fuere; a la noticia de la providencia gubernativa, los corrales del Alto se llenaron, a pesar del barro, de carniceros, achuradores y curiosos, quienes recibieron con grandes vociferaciones y palmoteos los cincuenta novillos destinados al matadero.

He remained in Uruguay until his death in Owing in part to its brevity — a mere 6, or so words — it may be the most studied school text in all Latin American literature.

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No trae divisa en el fraque ni luto en el sombrero. His sideburns are cut in the form of a letter U for unitario ; he is not displaying the mandatory rosista emblem; neither is he wearing the obligatory mourning for Rosas’ late wife. He became one of the movement’s promoters once he returned to Argentina. In other projects Estebxn Commons.

Furthermore, Echeverria compares the death of the Unitarian to the crucifixion of Christ in a certain way; which called my attention since Echeverria, is know for criticizing The Church and Catholicism, which confused me a bit, why would he portray the death of the Unitarian this way? The action takes place on some unspecified date in the s during the season of Lent. Spam prevention matzdero by Akismet.


Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. As regards “The Slaughter Yard”, said Carilla: However all sorts of interpretations or symbolic meanings have been sought: This institution aspired to develop a national literature responsive to the country’s social and physical reality.

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The Slaughter Yard

Eventually the floods abate but not before the city has run out of beef. Esto se notaba al principio de la matanza. Te has embravecido mucho.

This page was last edited on 18 Septemberat Tomaban ora sus miembros la seteban del junco, ora la dureza del fierro y su espina dorsal era el eje de movimiento parecido al de la serpiente. The City of Buenos Aires has been isolated by floods. Driven mad with rage by the crowd’s handling, he estteban. The Judge and the crowd speak in direct, colloquial street Spanish but, curiously, the protagonist, even when insulting them, uses correct literary language, addressing them in the third person.

Rosas and his henchmen stand for barbarism, the slain young man for civilization. This section needs expansion.

Esteban Echeverría – Wikipedia

Los beatos y beatas gimoteaban haciendo novenarios y continuas plegarias. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is not explained why the protagonist has chosen to ride about Buenos Aires dressed in this illegal, indeed reckless manner.

Yo no quiero sino la panza y eheverria tripas. Therefore, for Carilla, it was surprising that critics had assumed “The Slaughter Yard” was composed around This section needs additional citations for verification. Retrieved from ” https: At this point the chief protagonist, who is never named but is a man of about 25, enters the scene.


Written in exile but published posthumously init is an attack on the brutality of the Federalist regime of Juan Manuel Rosas and his parapolice thugs, the Mazorca. Retrieved from ” https: The “bullock” is then cut open and proves after all to possess an enormous pair of retracted testicles — much to the amusement of the crowd, which by now has forgotten the decapitated boy.

But there is a suspicion that he may be no bullock, but a bull — though bulls are edheverria allowed in the slaughter yard. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations.

Please consider expanding the lead to provide an accessible overview of all important aspects of the article.

In its immediate or obvious meaning it is simply a story of biting political criticism: And the proof is in the story’s last paragraph:. They used to call a savage unitario Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. En dos por tres estuvo desollado, descuartizado y colgado en la carreta el maldito toro.

This section possibly contains original research. Furthermore, his horse bears a silla or gringo saddle [note 7] — in the crowd’s mentality, the sure sign of the effete city slicker. Todos murieron o de hambre o ahogados en sus cuevas por la incesante lluvia.