Facundo

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Published: 1921
Language: Spanish
Wordcount: 110,982 / 349 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,009
Added to site: 2010.07.27
mnybks.net#: 28549
Genre: Non-fiction
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as del pobre tirano, a los campamentos del soldado y a la cabaña del gaucho, hasta hacerse él mismo, en las hablillas populares, un mito como su héroe.» «He usado con parsimonia de sus notas, guardando las más substanciales para tiempos mejores y más meditados trabajos, temeroso de que, por retocar obra tan informe, desapareciese su fisonomía primitiva, y la lozana y voluntariosa audacia de la mal disciplinada concepción»[11].

Estas desenfadadas confesiones del propio autor, relevan de toda otra prueba sobre la escasa autoridad que a esta obra debe concedérsele como trabajo de historia. Es el propio Sarmiento quien la considera, según se ha visto: 1.º, como «un fruto de la inspiración del momento»; 2.º, como «un ensayo y revelación para sí mismo de sus propias ideas»; 3.º, como «un mito» a la manera de su «héroe». El carácter

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