Augusto Roa Bastos's Trilogy as Postmodern Practice

@article{WeldtBasson1998AugustoRB,
  title={Augusto Roa Bastos's Trilogy as Postmodern Practice},
  author={Helene Carol Weldt-Basson},
  journal={Studies in Twentieth-and Twenty-First Century Literature},
  year={1998},
  volume={22},
  pages={6}
}
  • H. Weldt-Basson
  • Published 1 June 1998
  • Art
  • Studies in Twentieth-and Twenty-First Century Literature
Augusto Roa Bastos's most recent novel, El fiscal (1993), completes the author's trilogy on the "monotheism of power," which the novel constitutes in conjunction with the prior works Hijo de hombre (1960) and Yo el Supremo (1974). These novels form a larger whole by virtue of the way in which they attempt to define Paraguay's identity through the nation's history. Hijo de hombre focuses on both the Chaco War and a series of Paraguayan civil wars; Yo el Supremo concentrates on the nineteenth… 
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