I the Supreme

I the Supreme

By: Bastos, Augusto Roa

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Latin America has seen, time and again, the rise of dictators, Supreme Leaders possessed of the dream of absolute power, who sought to impose their mad visions of Perfect Order on their own peoples. Latin American writers, in turn, have responded with fictional portraits of such figures, and no novel of this genre is as universally esteemed as Augusto Roa Bastos s I the Supreme, a book that draws on and reimagines the career of the man who was elected Supreme Dictator for Life in Paraguay in 1814. By turns grotesque, comic, and strangely moving, I the Supreme is a profound meditation on the uses and abuses of power over men, over events, over language itself."

Title: I the Supreme

Author Name: Bastos, Augusto Roa

Categories: Dalkey Archive (Small Press),

Publisher: DALKEY ARCHIVE PR: Jul-13

ISBN Number: 1564782476

ISBN Number 13: 9781564782472

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Used - Good

Seller ID: 243632