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stories, Mexico, tr R Rudder & G de Arjona
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Ciudad Real, as the Mexican city of San Cristobal de las Casas was called in earlier times, is the setting for this 1960 collection of stories by Rosario Castellanos that treats the passionate and timely themes of race, class, power and language. Set in the southern region of Chiapas where Castellanos was born, City of Kings (Ciudad Real) explores the centuries-old domination of indigenous people by whites, and the complex relationship between conquerors and conquered that is its outcome. Each story weaves into the next to present a portrait of the men, women and children of the region, with their hopes, tragedies, beliefs and fears. Most of all, City of Kings reveals the pain and damage suffered by both the weak and the strong when exploitation is the basis for everyday life.About the Author:
Rosario Castellanos was a novelist, short-story writer, poet, essayist, and diplomat. She is widely considered the most important Mexican woman writer of the 20th century and was an advocate for women and indigenous peoples. Robert S. Rudder is an editor and translator of several noteworthy Latin American novels. Gloria Chacón de Arjona is the translator of numerous Spanish-language books.
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Book Description Latin American Literary Review Press, 143pp, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1993. Soft cover. Condition: New. Series Discoveries. Original title: Ciudad Real. BRAND NEW. Seller Inventory # 002412
Book Description Latin Amer Literary Review Pr, 1993. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0935480633
Book Description Latin Amer Literary Review Pr, 1993. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110935480633