Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo Essay - Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo Long Fiction Analysis

Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo Long Fiction Analysis

Miguel de Unamuno y Jugo described himself as a man of contradiction and struggle. The intensity of his pursuit of autonomy against a doubtful backdrop of twentieth century dehumanization amounts almost to monomania. The quantity of his output betrays his comfortless conviction that the only immortality he could expect would come from his legacy to the world, either his physical offspring, the children of his body, or his spiritual offspring, the children of his mind. Scholarly attention to his works and personal idiosyncracies thus at least fulfills his hope that his works would keep his name alive.

Unamuno’s consciousness is structured by the inevitable life-death cycle and the problem of immortality. He often...

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