The Miraculous Lie: Lope de Aguirre and the Search for El Dorado in the Latin American Historical Novel

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A fascinating study of five twentieth-century Latin American novels that focus on one particular search for El Dorado: the infamous 1559 expedition, headed by Pedro Ursua and the first legendary colonial rebel against the crown, Lope de Aguirre. Author Bart Lewis approaches these five works as both representations of Latin American literature during the mid to late twentieth-century and as re-examinations of the notorious figure of Lope de Aguirre.

The Miraculous Lie: Lope de Aguirre and the Search for El Dorado in the Latin American Historical Novel 2003, Lexington Books, Lanham, MD

ISBN-13: 9780739104651

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The Miraculous Lie: Lope de Aguirre and the Search for El Dorado in the Latin American Historical Novel 2003, Lexington Books

ISBN-13: 9780739107874

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