The great novel of the PhilippinesIn more than a century since its appearance, José Rizal's Noli Me Tangere has become widely known as the great novel of the Philippines. A passionate love story set against the ugly political backdrop of repression, torture, and murder, "The Noli," as it is called in the Philippines, was the first major artistic manifestation of Asian resistance to European coloni...
Paperback: 480 pages
Publisher: Penguin Classics; Translation edition (June 27, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.8 x 7.7 inches
Amazon Rank: 79221
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This review pertains to the Howard Augenbraum translation published by Penguin (2006). I'd been expecting this novel to be mainly of historical interest, but it turned out to be quite enjoyable as well. There's a surprising amount of satire and sarca...
Rizal became a guiding conscience—and martyr—for the revolution that would subsequently rise up in the Spanish province.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.