San Manuel Bueno, Mártir
BlurbSan Manuel Bueno, mártir is a nivola by Miguel de Unamuno. It experiments with changes of narrator as well as minimalism of action and of description, and as such has been described as a nivola, a literary genre invented by Unamuno to describe his work. Its plot centers on the life of a parish priest in a small Spanish village. It was written in a period of two months at the end of 1930 along with two other stories. The possibility that they may form a trilogy in three significant parts, or "partos" as Unamuno suggested in the Prologue to the 1933 edition, has only recently been considered.
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