Selected writings of Andrés Bello

Bello, Andrés 1781-1865

Selected writings of Andrés Bello /Andrés Bello ; translated from the spanish by Frances M. López-Morillas ; edited with an introduction and notes by Ivan Jaksic - New York : Oxford University Press, 1997. - lvi, 295 p. 22 cm.

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Contains translations of a broad selection of poetry, essays, and speeches illustrating richness and complexity of Bello's thought as a key intellectual figure in the construction of a new political order in postindependence Latin America. Extracted from Obras completas (see HLAS 48:5125), most selections are unabridged. Eloquent yet accessible translations. Jaksi´c's essay analyzes Bello's blueprint for nation-building, language, education, history, and law, and includes notes and chronology. Highly recommended for the classroom and the general reader --Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58

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