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Laura Esquivels Mexican Fictions: Like Water for Chocolate, The Law of Love, Swift as Desire, Malinche: A Novel Elizabeth M. Willingham

Laura Esquivels Mexican Fictions: Like Water for Chocolate, The Law of Love, Swift as Desire, Malinche: A Novel

Elizabeth M. Willingham

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ISBN : 9781845194109
Hardcover
256 pages
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In this, the first in-depth review and assessment of 20 years of Laura Esquivel criticism, outstanding essayists in Latin American literature and film explore her critical reputation, contextualize her work in literary movements, and consider herMoreIn this, the first in-depth review and assessment of 20 years of Laura Esquivel criticism, outstanding essayists in Latin American literature and film explore her critical reputation, contextualize her work in literary movements, and consider her four novels and the film based on Like Water for Chocolate from a diverse range of critical perspectives. From approaching Esquivel’s work through the use of historical documents and popular and religious culture, looking at a contested national identity, exploring her spiritual focus, and using words and images to look into the Mexican kitchen-space, these essays make up the definitive look at the acclaimed career of one of Mexico’s most esteemed writers.