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Don Ramón Otero Pedrayo and Galicia: An Outsider’s Appreciation

Don Ramón Otero stands out rugged as the northern coasts, poetic as the mist-swirled rías, undaunted as the wave-swept promontories of his gallant land.

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Abstract

Antonio Quesada (Ourense). Oil on wood.

About Oneself

Excerpt from the novel About Oneself by Ramón Otero Pedrayo, published in 1930 in Galician

Reasons to Love Galicia Above All Else

GALICIA IS AN EMIGRANT NATION, always coming and going. But just like its visitors, Galicians always come back. There are elements that tug at the homesick heartstrings of any Galician expatriate, like rain.