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Noli Me Tangere : (Touch Me Not)

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In more than a century since its appearance, Jose 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 colonialism, and Rizal became a guiding conscience-and martyr-for the revolution that would subsequently rise up in the Spanish province.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 127 x 195.58 x 22.86mm | 340.19g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Annotated
  • Translation
  • 0143039695
  • 9780143039693
  • 44,452

About Jose Rizal

Jose Rizal (1861-1896) is known as the hero of the Philippines and the greatest champion of Filipino nationalism and independence. He angered the Spanish authorities withNoli Me Tangere and its sequel and was executed.show more

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"A beautiful new translation... Rizal's rich, moving novel...[is] perhaps the most important novel in Philippine literature." --Jessica Hagedorn "A beautiful new translation... Rizal''s rich, moving novel...[is] perhaps the most important novel in Philippine literature." --Jessica Hagedornshow more

Table of contents

Noli Me Tangere (Touch Me Not)Introduction by Harold Augenbraum A Note on the Translation Suggestions for Further Reading Noli Me Tangere (Touch Me Not) To My Country 1. A Gathering 2. Crisostomo Ibarra 3. Dinner 4. Heretic and Subversive 5. A Star in the Dark Night 6. Captain Tiago 7. Idyll on a Terrace 8. Memories 9. National Affairs 10. The Village 11. Sovereignty 12. All Saints 13. The Storm Brews 14. Tasio, Madman or Philosopher 15. The Sextons 16. Sisa 17. Basilio 18. Souls in Torment 19. Adventures of a Schoolmaster 20. The Meeting at City Hall 21. A Mother's Tale 22. Light and Shadow 23. A Fishing Expedition 24. In the Forest 25. At the Philosopher's House 26. Festival Eve 27. At Nightfall 28. Correspondences 29. Morning 30. In the Church 31. The Sermon 32. The Crane 33. Freedom of Thought 34. The Banquet 35. Comments 36. The First Cloud 37. His Excellency 38. The Procession 39. Doña Consolacion 40. Right and Might 41. Two Visitors 42. The de Espadañas 43. Plans 44. An Examination of Conscience 45. The Persecuted 46. The Cockpit 47. Two Ladies 48. An Enigma 49. Voice of the Persecuted 50. Elias's Family 51. Changes 52. The Card of the Dead and the Shadows 53. Il buon di si conosce da mattina 54. Quid quid latet 55. Catastrophe 56. What Is Said and What Is Believed 57. Vae victus! 58. The Accused 59. Homeland and Interests 60. Maria Clara Weds 61. Pursuit on the Lake 62. Father Damaso Explains Himself 63. Christmas Eve Epilogue Appendix: Elias and Salome Notesshow more

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