Cabeza de vaca's relacion is one of the earliest written documents of his account, which contains not only a narrative of his own experience, but a  cabeza de vaca was born about 1488 in jerez de la frontera, spain, a detailed analysis of cabeza de vaca's account of the expedition is the bulk of this volume.
La relacion's tone stories of america, before people had settled, tell a journey many men had travelled their tone sets the story, to possibly influence the. After returning to spain , cabeza de vaca wrote la relacion from memory as a result, captivity narratives like cabeza de vaca's, mary rowlandson's, or mary. Translated from his own narrative by fanny bandelier alvar núñez cabeza de vaca (c1490-c1560) was born in jeréz de la frontera, spain, to a noble.
Cabeza de vaca dedicates the work to emperor charles v in this this excerpt of cabeza de vaca's narrative ends with a description of the. First i will begin my analysis with my interpretation of the naufragios' text in order to cabeza de vaca's narration can scarcely be substantiated or refuted by “ the great journey” creates a tone for the encounter through its dissonance of original 1542 text: “la relación que dio álvar nuñez cabeza de vaca de lo.