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Good Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture Gary Francisco Keller

Good Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture

Gary Francisco Keller

Published November 25th 2010
ISBN : 9781931010719
Paperback
144 pages
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Good Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture is the fruit of a groundbreaking conference that was held in Phoenix in 2009. Following an introduction by Gary Francisco Keller, the first section of this book contains articlesMoreGood Bandits, Warrior Women, and Revolutionaries in Hispanic Culture is the fruit of a groundbreaking conference that was held in Phoenix in 2009. Following an introduction by Gary Francisco Keller, the first section of this book contains articles dedicated to good, good-bad, and bad characters, both fictional and historical, across Hispanic culture, among them gay caballeros, the heroes and villains of Zapata Westerns, and Don Quixote. The second section explores personages from popular culture and from novels set in the decades just before and during the Mexican Revolution of 1910, such as Demetrio Mac as in Azuelas Los de abajo- Angustias Farrera, the title character of the novel and film La negra Angustias- Santa Teresa de Cabora and her villainous sister Jovita- Pancho Villas transformation from bandit/revolutionary to popular saint and hero of the people- and Jesusa Palancares, the fictionalized soldadera of Poniatowskas Hasta no verte Jes s m o.