Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Walter Glannon

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Critical Essay by Walter Glannon

Glannon, Walter. “Unamuno's San Manuel Bueno, mártir: Ethics through Fiction.” MLN 102, no. 2 (March 1987): 316-33.

In the following essay, Glannon views the search for meaning to be a central theme in Saint Emmanuel the Good, Martyr and explores the ethical implications of Emmanuel's actions.

“… hier am Ende der Leiter steht der Asket und Märtyrer.”

—Nietzsche: Morgenröthe, 113

Miguel de Unamuno was a writer of chameleon-like shifts in both personal and intellectual mood throughout his life: the flirtation with the ideas of Comte, Spencer, Marx, and Hegel, and the brief affiliation with the Socialist Party in Spain in the early 1890's ; his religious crisis of 1897 ; the strains of stoic resignation in his later writings, doubtless effected by his years...

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