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Cult of Defeat in Mexico’s Historical Fiction

Failure, Trauma, and Loss

Authors: Price, B.

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Cult of Defeat in Mexico's Historical Fiction: Failure, Trauma, and Loss examines recent Mexican historical novels that highlight the mistakes of the nineteenth century for the purpose of responding to present crises.

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Brian L. Price is Associate Professor of Spanish at Brigham Young University, USA.

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"Elegantly written and meticulously researched, Brian Price's Cult of Defeat in Mexico's Historical Fiction provides an original perspective on this important literary tendency within the context of modern-day Mexico."

- Kristine Ibsen, Michael P. Grace II Professor of Latin American Studies, University of Notre Dame


Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)
  • Introduction: The Stellar Moments of Mexican History and the Rhetoric of Failure

    Pages 1-20

    Price, Brian L.

  • A Mexican Comedy of Errors in Jorge Ibargüengoitia’s Self-Correcting Independence History

    Pages 21-58

    Price, Brian L.

  • Cross-Dressing the Second Empire in Fernando del Paso’s Noticias del imperio

    Pages 59-97

    Price, Brian L.

  • The Voices of the Master in Enrique Serna’s El seductor de la patria

    Pages 99-134

    Price, Brian L.

  • Paralysis and Redemption in Three Novels about the Mexican-American War

    Pages 135-166

    Price, Brian L.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Cult of Defeat in Mexico’s Historical Fiction
Book Subtitle
Failure, Trauma, and Loss
Authors
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Brian L. Price
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-00856-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137008565
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-00847-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43566-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 189
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