About José Hernández
José Hernández (November 10, 1834 – October 21, 1886) was an Argentine journalist, poet, and politician best known as the author of the epic poem Martín Fierro.
The Gaucho Martin Fierro Synopsis
Martín Fierro is an impoverished Gaucho who has been drafted to serve at a border fort, defending the Argentine inner frontier against the native people. He deserts and discovers that his house, farm, and family are gone. He provokes a knife duel, killing a man. He becomes an outlaw pursued by the police. He acquires a companion, Sergeant Cruz, and the two set out to find a better life.
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