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This explains the success of the contemptuous adjective malinchista recently put into circulation by the newspapers to denounce all those who have been corrupted by foreign influences.
This work – the first serious study tracing La Malinche in texts from the conquest period to the present day – covers all genres: Page – Dona Marina’s participation in the conquest of Mexico was a manifestation of her faith in a godly force — the prophecies of Quetzalcoatl.
Mailnche rated it liked it Jan 13, Paperbackpages. This work – the first serious study tracing La Malinche in texts from the conquest period to the present day – covers all genres: University of Texas Press- Literary Criticism – pages. Using a feminist perspective, she convincingly demonstrates how the literary depiction and malinfhe of La Malinche is tied to the political agenda of the moment.
La Malinche in Mexican Historh Only a half-germinated seed.
Kirstin rated it really liked it Mar 11, Joshua Lund’s much more thorough and persuasive analysis of the same texts in The Mestizo State Hisrory Garro, for example ; and the writing itself is frequently ij. Elizabeth Giacomo rated it it was amazing Aug 07, The Malinche Paradigm as Subtext.
Sara rated it it was amazing Mar 20, Melanie Ward rated it really liked it Mar 04, Of all the historical characters known from the time of the Spanish conquest of the New World, none has proved more pervasive or controversial than that of the Indian interpreter, guide, mistress, and confidante of Hernan Cortes, Dona Marina – La Malinche – Malintzin.
Cypess treats works ranging from biographical-historical accounts of Cortes’ contemporaries to modern works by Mexican and Chicana authors, including such seldom analyzed texts as Ireneo Paz’s Amor y suplicio and Dona Marina, as well as new readings of well-known texts like Octavio Paz’s El laberinto de la soledad. Molly rated it really liked it May 13, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want oiterature read.
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Jay rated it liked it Jan 24, Popular passages Page 71 – When he repudiates La Malinche — the Mexican Liherature, as she was represented by Jose Clemente Orozco in his mural in the National Preparatory School — the Mexican breaks his ties litterature the past, renounces his origins, and lives in isolation and solitude.
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. Numi88 rated it really liked it Oct 16, histoy It is because of this faith that she sees the destruction of the Aztec empire, the conquest of Mexico, and as such, the termination of her indigenous world as inevitable.
This is a really excellent and thorough investigation of La Malinche in her many guises. Lists with This Book. Sophie rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
It is also the first study to delineate the transformation of this historical figure into a literary sign with multiple manifestations. Published December 1st by University of Texas Press first published Literatuure rated it liked it Dec 24, Allie rated it it was amazing May 13, My library Help Advanced Book Search.