Oficio de tinieblas (The Book of Lamentations) / Edition 1

Oficio de tinieblas (The Book of Lamentations) / Edition 1

by Rosario Castellanos
     
 

A masterpiece of contemporary Latin American fiction, "Oficio de Tinieblas" draws on two centuries of struggle among the Maya Indians, the white landowners, and the conflicted mestiza class in the Chiapas region of Southern Mexico. The novel transposes historical events to the Chiapas of Castellanos's own childhood in the 1930s, and explores, too, the struggle of… See more details below

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A masterpiece of contemporary Latin American fiction, "Oficio de Tinieblas" draws on two centuries of struggle among the Maya Indians, the white landowners, and the conflicted mestiza class in the Chiapas region of Southern Mexico. The novel transposes historical events to the Chiapas of Castellanos's own childhood in the 1930s, and explores, too, the struggle of Mexico's women for independence from the British oppression of their husbands and lovers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789682704536
Publisher:
Planeta Mexico Editorial S. A. de C. V.
Publication date:
01/28/1977
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
50.00(w) x 85.00(h) x 7.50(d)
Lexile:
850L (what's this?)

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