Mexico in Its Novel: A Nation's Search for Identity

Mexico in Its Novel: A Nation's Search for Identity

by John Stubbs Brushwood

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Overview

A perceptive examination of the Mexican reality as revealed through the nation's novel.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292700703
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 02/29/2000
Series: Texas Pan American Series
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

John S. Brushwood (1920–2007) was the Roy A. Roberts Professor of Latin American Literature at the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • A Note on Mexican History
  • 1. The Novel of Time and Being (1947–1963)
  • 2. The Colonial Temperament (1521–1831)
  • 3. Common Sense and Clouded Vision (1832–1854)
  • 4. A Design for Progress (1855–1884)
  • 5. The Desperate Compromise (1885–1891)
  • 6. A Certain Elegance (1892–1906)
  • 7. The Hope of the Past (1907–1912)
  • 8. The Gradual Tempest (1913–1924)
  • 9. The Artists’ Intent (1925–1930)
  • 10. The Mirror Image (1931–1946)
  • A Chronological List of Novels (1832–1963)
  • A Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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