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About Sandra Messinger Cypess. She also shows how the symbol of La Malinche has changed over time through the impact of sociopolitical events on the literary expression.
An Amerindian woman who was given as a gift to Cortes, she bore him a son whose birth symbolized the intermingling of races that would form the Malihche nation.
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John rated it liked it Sep 19, Jennifer rated it really liked it Oct 13, Angel rated it really liked it Aug 07, Page 70 – There is nothing surprising about our cult of the young emperor — “the only hero at the summit of art,” an image of the sacrificed son — and there is also nothing surprising about the curse that weighs against La Malinche.
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La Malinche in Mexican Literature: From History to Myth by Sandra Messinger Cypess
It is also the first study to delineate the transformation of this historical figure into a literary sign with multiple manifestations. Suzanne Frederickson rated it really liked it Apr 30, Machado Limited preview – This explains the success of the contemptuous adjective malinchista recently put into circulation by the newspapers to denounce all literautre who have been corrupted by foreign influences. Molly rated it really liked it May 13, Joshua Lund’s much more thorough and persuasive analysis of the same texts in The Mestizo State Elena Garro, for example ; and the writing itself is frequently turgid.
Paperbackpages. An Amerindian woman who was given as a gift to Cortes, she bore him a son whose birth symbolized the intermingling of races that would form the Mexican nation. This work – the first serious study tracing La Malinche in texts from the conquest period to the present day – covers all genres: The possibility of Malinche as “root paradigm” offers intriguing possibilities, but is ultimately substantiated with a frustratingly uncritical eye and lack of concern for mexocan context.
La Malinche in Mexican Literature: From History to Myth
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