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El libro secreto de Francisco I.
De la Conquista a la Independencia. Then rumors of typhus in Mexico led to aabajo series of policies that involved giving border crossers, as well as those entering the hospitals and jails of El Paso a chemical bath to kill potentially disease carrying lice.
However, in the months surrounding his brief stay in El Paso, all kinds of violence, much of it residual to that of the civil war in Mexico, formed an important part of everyday life for Mexicans in the US borderlands. The Mexican half of the city was eventually cordoned off, this segregation eventually calming things down.
In other words, the international prestige of US literature in the late s was no greater than that of Mexican literature, at least in the context of the Americas. Leave a Reply Cancel comment reply Your email address will not be published. El azar es poeta a veces. In Los de abajofrom El Paso in May offour months after the public pronouncements of the Plan de San Diego but two months prior to its launch, Luis Cervantes writes to his former comrade in arms, Venancio, with optimistic ideas of partnering in establishing a Mexican restaurant there.
To make clear that the borderlands violence I have mentioned goes well beyond a single cross border raid by Villa, let me provide some additional historical data. In some cases, including those of the El Paso municipal prison, prisoners were dunked into a mix of kerosene and vinegar while their clothing was fumigated.
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Although his own revolutionary ties had been with Villistas, Azuela reached archiv with the publishers of a Carranza financed local newspaper, El Paso del Norteto publish his still incomplete novel in installments beginning October 27, only eight days after the aggressions inspired by the Plan de San Diego ceased.
Villa, antagonized by the US recognition of the Carranza government, had made threatening statements regarding US presence in Mexican territory.
Mariano Azuela and the “Brown Scare”
Beckett y Octavio Paz traductores. It came out in 23 daily installments, six days a week, with the final chapter published on November The borderlands war, for the most part, never became truly national in scope on either side of the border.
El Paso del Norte, the publisher, then printed the novel in book form on December 5, generating its first two reviews from friends of Azuela in El Paso del Norte in December ofhistorical material that was compiled by US based scholars of Azuela a generation or so ago.
It should be noted that in the days following the publication of the final serialized installment of the novel in El Paso del Norte the Battle of Nogales, Sonora carried over across the border, involving some skirmishes with US troops stationed in Nogales, Arizona.
The quality of this edition was deplorable; according to Robe: With few exceptions, Spanish speaking Henry Wadsworth Longfellow being another one, there was very little crossborder circulation of literary texts, much less translation thereof, prior to the s.
Villa was during these years not was depicted in the US press not as a representative of the Mexican nation, but rather as a bandit.
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However, such an interpretation of his stay there ignores, as much historiography on the Mexican Revolution does, the ways in which revolutionary warfare extended into the US borderlands. This pronounced disconnect between national literary traditions extends in many ways to national histories, which get told in such nationalist terms that some of their most obvious transnational implications are easily forgotten.
If it might be expected that Whitman, Hawthorne, Thoreau and their lot sought out connections in Europe before looking to their South American neighbors, but it may be less intuitively apparent just how little interest Altamirano and his collaborators showed in US literature, with Edgar Allan Poe being just about the only US writer they cared much about at all.
This occurred even in the Spanish language Mexican American press — this is indeed the language used to refer to him in El Paso del Norte.
Azuela, of course, was not executed or mutilated, nor did he see any violence of this kind first hand. Flames blocked the exits, making it impossible for many to exit without sustaining severe burns. My point here is to turn attention back to El Paso and the borderlands to recast the novel of the Mexican revolution in the transnational terms of the war itself.
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