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The Underdogs: Pictures and Scenes from the Present Revolution: a Translation of Mariano Azuela's Los De Abajo With Related Texts



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In addition to a fresh translation of Azuela's classic novel, this volume offers a substantial Introduction setting the work in its historical, literary, and political contexts. Related texts include contemporary reviews of Azuela's work, excerpts from John Reed's Insurgent Mexico, and selections from Azuela's correspondence.

Table of Contents

Translator's Note vii
Chronology of Mariano Azuela's Life xi
Chronology of the Mexican Revolution xiv
Map of Mexico Showing the Itinerary of Macias' Band xvi
The Underdogs 1(88)
Appendix: Historical and Literary Context of The Underdogs 89(23)
The Mexican Revolution
The Underdogs in the Context of the Revolution
The Place of The Underdogs in Mexican Culture
Literary Considerations
Azuela's View of the Revolution
Recommended Readings 112(1)
Glossary 113(4)
Related Texts 117
Anita Brenner's Review of The Underdogs
Waldo Frank's Review of Enrique Munguia's Translation of Los de abajo, and Anita Brenner's Idols behind Altars
Excerpt from John Reed's Insurgent Mexico
Excerpt from Anita Brenner's Idols behind Altars

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