Mariano Azuela | Critical Essay by Eluid Martinez

This literature criticism consists of approximately 23 pages of analysis & critique of Mariano Azuela.
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Critical Essay by Eluid Martinez

SOURCE: Martinez, Eluid. “Azuela's La Malhora [The Evil One]: From the Novel of the Mexican Revolution to the Modern Novel.” Latin American Literary Review IV, no. 8 (spring-summer 1976): 23-34.

In the following essay, Martinez studies La Malhora as a modern novel, attempting to draw connections between this and his later works, including El desquite and La Luciérnaga.

La malhora of 1923, Azuela's tenth novel, comes five years after his last novels of the Mexican Revolution: Las moscas [The Flies] and Las tribulaciones de una familia decente [The Trials of a Respectable Family], one year after the beginning of the Mexican mural painting movement, and two years before the re-discovery of Los de abajo [The Underdogs] which establishes Azuela as the novelist of the Mexican Revolution. By this time, as I have suggested in a recent...

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