The Gaucho in Argentinian cinema

The figure of the gaucho is an important and distinctive component of Argentine identity, which has been present in literature, music, painting, theater, and also in cinema. The gaucho’s identity was skillfully described in El gaucho Martín Fierro written by José Hernández in 1872. But when cin...
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The gaucho in Argentinian literature

Gauchesca Poetry is a type of popular literature that was born in the Rio de la Plata at the beginning of the 19th century. Paying tribute to the gaucho as an emblematic character for Argentina’s history, gauchesca poetry reflects different aspects of a typical gaucho’s life: his dedication to l...
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The Gaucho

The Gaucho. This word was used in the regions of Plata, Argentina, Uruguay and even in, to designate the horsemen of the plain or pampa dedicated to livestock. In Argentina, he represents a man of his word and respect, recognized for his solidarity and doing favors (referred to today as “doing gau...
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