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Title Laura Esquivel's Mexican fictions : Like water for chocolate, The law of love, Swift as desire, Malinche: a novel / Elizabeth Moore Willingham, editor

Publ Info Eastbourne ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2010
 RWU Main Library  PQ7298.15.S638 Z76 2010    AVAILABLE
 Salve Main Collection  PQ7298.15.S638 Z76 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 282 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations chiefly color) ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents A biography of Laura Esquivel / Linda Ledford-Miller -- An introduction to Esquivel criticism / Elizabeth Moore Willingham -- Laura Esquivel's Mexican chocolate / Elena Poniatowska Amor ; translated by Manuel Muñoz and Elizabeth Moore Willingham -- El chocolate mexicano de Laura Esquivel / Elena Poniatowska Amor -- Crossing gender borders: subversion of cinematic melodrama in Like water for chocolate / Patrick Duffey -- Unmasked men: sex roles in Like water for chocolate / Jeffrey Oxford -- The absence of God and the presence of ancestors in Laura Esquivel's Like water for chocolate / Stephen Butler Murray -- Gendered spaces, gendered knowledge: a cultural geography of kitchenspace in central Mexico / Maria Elisa Christie -- Transformation, code, and mimesis: healing the family in Like water for chocolate / Debra D. Andrist -- Cultural identity and the cosmos: Laura Esquivel's predictions for a new millennium in The law of love / Elizabeth Coonrod Martinez -- Laura Esquivel's quantum leap in The law of love / Lydia H. Rodríguez -- The two Mexicos of Swift as desire / Elizabeth Moore Willingham -- Malinche: fleshing out the foundational fictions of the conquest of Mexico / Jeanne L. Gillespie -- Esquivel's Malinalli: refusing the last word on La Malinche / Ryan F. Long -- Esquivel's fiction in the context of Latin American women's writing / Alberto Julian Pérez ; translated by Patrick Duffey and Harrison L. Parks
Note Contains critical essays on the novels of twentieth-century Mexican author Laura Esquivel, including "The Law of Love," "Swift as Desire," "Malinche: A Novel," and the book and film versions of "Like Water for Chocolate," and includes a biographical profile of Esquivel
LC subject Esquivel, Laura, 1950- -- Criticism and interpretation
Mexico -- In literature
Add Author Willingham, Elizabeth M. (Elizabeth Moore)
ISBN 9781845194109 (h/c : alk. paper)
1845194101 (h/c : alk. paper)