The Bloody Tears of a Cloud

Las Sangrientas Lágrimas de una Nube

Object Details

Subject LanguageQuechua, South Bolivian
Language PID(s)ailla:119707
Title [Indigenous]Phuyup Yawar Waqaynin
Language of Indigenous Titlequh
TitleThe Bloody Tears of a Cloud
Language CommunityCochabamba, Bolivia
Place CreatedCochabamba, Bolivia
Date Created2013-06-01
Description [Indigenous]
Language of Indigenous Description
DescriptionPhuyup Yawar Waqaynin (The cloud’s bloody tear) is a novella based on the life of Camacho Rios’ grandparents, and is a documentation of traditional Quechua life. The novella narrates the story of a community in the area of Anzaldo, a small town in the Cochabamba department in central Bolivia. The novella touches on the daily life and social structures of the community, including involvement in the Revolutionary Nationalist Movement under the leadership of Victor Paz Estenssoro (four-term President of Bolivia). The story follows multiple generations in the community from 1940-1974.
Source Note
ReferencesCamacho-Rios, Gladys (Author), Gladys Camacho Rios and Gillian Gallagher (Translators). 2013. Phuyup Yayar Waqaynin [The bloody tears of a cloud]. Grupo Editorial Kipus.
Contributor(s) Individual / RoleCamacho Rios, Gladys (Author, Translator)
Gallagher, Gillian (Translator)
Contributor(s) Corporate / Role

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