Mariano Azuela | Critical Essay by Jefferson Rea Spell

This literature criticism consists of approximately 20 pages of analysis & critique of Mariano Azuela.
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Critical Essay by Jefferson Rea Spell

SOURCE: Spell, Jefferson Rea. “Mexican Society of the Twentieth Century as Portrayed by Mariano Azuela.” In Inter-American Intellectual Exchange, pp. 49-61. Austin: Institute of Latin American Studies of the University of Texas, 1943.

In the following essay, Spell describes Azuela's vision of Mexican society as it is expressed in his novels, noting that his greatest contribution lies in his portrayal of Mexican society as it relates to the revolution.

Literature is one of the most effective means of intellectual interchange, and fiction is the form most widely read. Of it, there are two types which need to be mentioned here at the outset. There is a type which sets forth background in rosy colors, characters endowed with many virtues, and plots a succession of praiseworthy deeds. This type succeeds in attracting the attention of many...

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