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uses of failure in Mexican literature and identity

by John A. Ochoa

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Published by University of Texas Press in Austin .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico,
  • Mexico.
    • Subjects:
    • Mexican prose literature -- History and criticism.,
    • Failure (Psychology) in literature.,
    • National characteristics, Mexican, in literature.,
    • Literature and history -- Mexico.,
    • Mexico -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-232) and index.

      Statementby John A. Ochoa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ7207.N37 O34 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3289461M
      ISBN 100292705735
      LC Control Number2004002879
      OCLC/WorldCa54454679

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Books shelved as mexican-literature: Pedro Páramo by Juan Rulfo, Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel, The Death of Artemio Cruz by Carlos Fuentes.

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