San Manuel Bueno, mártir: Between the Hebrew and the Hellene

Pennington, Eric
April 2009
Confluencia;Spring2009, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p93
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Literary criticism of the book "San Manuel Bueno, mátir" by Miguel de Unamuno is presented. Cultural traditions, the character priest Don Manuel, and faith are illustrated in his novel. The author outlines Yahwism and the Hebrew culture alongside Hebraism and Hellenism. Different anthropology and societies are discussed as they relate to anti-urbanism. Further examples of clashing worldviews are explored.


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