Mariano Azuela | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by David Laraway

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of Mariano Azuela.
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Critical Essay by David Laraway

SOURCE: Laraway, David. “Doctoring the Revolution: Medical Discourse and Interpretation in Los de Abajo and El Aguila y la Serpiente.Hispanofila 127 (September 1999): 53-65.

In the following essay, Laraway discusses how the human body and the Revolution are linked in Martín Luis Guzmán's El águila y la serpiente and Azuela's Los de abajo.

Ever since a moribund Artemio Cruz became an emblem of the fragmented, postrevolutionary history of Mexico, the individual human body and the Mexican body politic have been regarded as dual aspects of a single text, demanding a unifying act of interpretation even while the possibility of a seamless reading is perpetually undercut. However, it might well be claimed that the very synecdoche by which the human body and the Revolution are linked in Carlos Fuentes...

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