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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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9780872208346

ISBN10:
0872208346
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
9/30/2006
Publisher(s):
Hackett Pub Co Inc
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Summary

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
89(4)
The Underdogs in the Context of the Revolution
93(9)
The Place of The Underdogs in Mexican Culture
102(1)
Literary Considerations
103(6)
Azuela's View of the Revolution
109(3)
Recommended Readings 112(1)
Glossary 113(4)
Related Texts 117
Anita Brenner's Review of The Underdogs
117(3)
Waldo Frank's Review of Enrique Munguia's Translation of Los de abajo, and Anita Brenner's Idols behind Altars
120(4)
Excerpt from John Reed's Insurgent Mexico
124(35)
Excerpt from Anita Brenner's Idols behind Altars
159


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