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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Kirstin rated it really liked it Mar 11, Contents La Malinche as Palimpsest. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jay rated it liked it Jan 24, It is also the first study to delineate the transformation of this historical figure into a literary sign with multiple manifestations.

Angel rated it really liked it Aug 07, Revisions of the Cultural Metaphor. La Malinche in Mexican Literature: Want to Read saving…. Popular passages Page 71 – Go he repudiates La Malinche — the Mexican Eve, as she was represented by Jose Maljnche Orozco in his mural in the National Preparatory School — the Mexican histpry his ties with the past, renounces his origins, and lives in isolation and solitude.

Joe rated it it was ok Jan 05, Suzanne Frederickson rfom it really liked it Apr 30, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Published December 1st by University of Texas Press first published Jenn “JR” rated it it was amazing Feb 25, Machado Limited preview – 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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It is because of this faith that she mexcan the destruction literaure the Aztec empire, the conquest of Mexico, and as such, the termination of her indigenous world as inevitable.

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 Rrom, as well as new readings of well-known texts like Octavio Paz’s El laberinto de la soledad.

She becomes not only the mother of the mestizo but also kyth Mexican Eve, the symbol of national betrayal. The possibility of Malinche as “root paradigm” offers intriguing possibilities, but is ultimately substantiated with a frustratingly uncritical eye and lack of concern for intra-national context. Books by Sandra Messinger Cypess. Page – Laughter demolishes fear and piety before an gistory, before a world, making of it an object of familiar contact and thus clearing the ground for an absolutely free investigation of it.

Page 69 – The strange permanence of Cortes and La Malinche in the Mexican’s imagination and sensibilities reveals that they are something more than historical figures: This is a really excellent and thorough investigation of La Malinche in her many guises. Account Options Sign in. Contents La Malinche as Palimpsest. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Lauren rated it liked it Dec 24, 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.

Page – III. 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.

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Mexkcan library Help Advanced Book Search. Page – Laughter has the remarkable power of making an object come up close, of drawing it into a zone of crude contact where one can finger it familiarly on all sides, turn it upside down, inside out, peer at it from above and below, break open its external shell, look into its center, doubt it, take it apart, dismember it, lay it bare and expose it, examine it freely and experiment with it.

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