Religious Philosophy of the Priest

(Short Stories for Students)

Unamuno’s central concern in “Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr” is with religious faith and religious doubt. As a young woman, Angela...

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He That Eateth of This Bread Shall Live Forever

(Short Stories for Students)

At the thematic and structural centre of Unamuno’s San Manuel Bueno, mártir (1931), lies a passage whose significance has been...

(The entire section is 3265 words.)

The Elusive Self: Narrative Method and Its Implications

(Short Stories for Students)

Unamuno’s fictional writings, widely recognised as among the most original and innovative of their time, are, paradoxically, more often...

(The entire section is 5874 words.)

The Problem of Truth

(Short Stories for Students)

We all know that fiction is the opposite of fact. A novel is called fiction, not fact; it is therefore not true. Yet while we are reading it...

(The entire section is 10113 words.)