The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 44, July 1940 - April, 1941 Page: 528
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528 Southwestern Historical Quarterly
of verbal or musical battle is perhaps ultimately Moorish; cer-
tainly the payado has long flourished in Southern Spain.
Farrar and Rinehart are to be commended for reissuing late
in 1940 this edition (the Oxford edition is the first), with
notes and an introductory essay by Walter Owen. The Gaucho
Martin Fierro has assisted greatly in occasioning a renaissance
in the art and letters of Argentina, and the poem is now being
highly prized by critics in both England and the United States.
All people interested in the increasing solidarity among the
nations of the New World will feel a sincere debt of gratitude
to the industry and intelligence of Walter Owen, whose racy
and colorful transcription brings vividly before our eyes the
heroic exploits of the hard-riding centaurs of our South Ameri-
Texas Christian University.
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