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The Collected Stories of Maria Cristina Mena

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Publisher Comments:

This volume gathers for the first time Mena's stones written between 1913 and 1931 and published originally in such magazines as Century, American and Cosmopolitan. In her short fiction Mena portrays life in Mexico both before and during the Revolution of 1910 in stories that depict tradition and upheaval, class hierarchy and social customs under Porfido Diaz, the changing roles of women, the influences of Spain and the United States, and the effects of capitalism and modernization. These intriguing narratives open a window on Mexico's past, and their underlying themes remain relevant to readers today.

Synopsis:

Fiction. Latina/Latino Studies. Mena's stories, written between 1913 and 1931, portray life in Mexico before and during the Revolution of 1910 in stories that depict class hierarchy and social customs under Porfirio Daz, the changing roles of women, the influences of Spain and the United States, and the effects of capitalism and modernization.

Table of Contents

The gold vanity set — John of God, the Water-Carrier — The emotions of Marâia Concepciâon — The education of Popo — The birth of the god of war — Doäna Rita's rivals — The vine-leaf — The sorcerer and General Bisco — Marriage by miracle — The soul of Hilda Brunel — A son of the tropics.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558852112
Editor:
Doherty, Amy
Author:
Morales, Dionicio
Author:
Mena, Maria Cristina
Author:
Doherty, Amy
Publisher:
Arte Publico Press
Location:
Houston, Tex. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Mexican americans
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
Mexico
Subject:
Political activists
Subject:
Ventura County (Calif.) Biography.
Subject:
Mexico Social life and customs Fiction.
Subject:
Mexican Americans -- California -- Ventura County -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Ventura County
Subject:
General Drama
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 151-157.
Series Volume:
#96-436
Publication Date:
19970131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
150
Dimensions:
8.46x5.50x.60 in. .61 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Fiction. Latina/Latino Studies. Mena's stories, written between 1913 and 1931, portray life in Mexico before and during the Revolution of 1910 in stories that depict class hierarchy and social customs under Porfirio Daz, the changing roles of women, the influences of Spain and the United States, and the effects of capitalism and modernization.
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