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Fictions of Totality: The Mexican Novel and the National-Popular State Ryan Fred Long

Fictions of Totality: The Mexican Novel and the National-Popular State

Ryan Fred Long

Published November 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781557534873
Paperback
224 pages
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The Mexican governments brutal repression of the Student Movement of 1968 in the infamous Massacre of Tlatelolco exposed and exacerbated a serious crisis of political legitimacy. This study examines the cultural impact of this watershed eventMoreThe Mexican governments brutal repression of the Student Movement of 1968 in the infamous Massacre of Tlatelolco exposed and exacerbated a serious crisis of political legitimacy. This study examines the cultural impact of this watershed event through historically contextualized readings of five paradigmatic novels: Carlos Fuentess La region mas transparente (1958), Fernando del Pasos Jose Trigo (1966), Maria Luisa Mendozas Con el, conmigo, con nosotros tres (1971), Jorge Aguilar Moras Si muero lejos de ti (1979), and Hector Aguilar Camins Morir en el golfo (1986).