The Collected Stories of Maria Cristina Mena

By Maria Cristina Mena; Amy Doherty (Editor); Dionicio Morales (Joint Author)
Arte Publico Press, Paperback, 9781558852112, 157pp.

Publication Date: January 1997

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Fiction. Latina/Latino Studies. Mena's stories, written between 1913 and 1931, portray life in Mexico before and during the Revolution of 1910 in stories that depict class hierarchy and social customs under Porfirio DAAaz, the changing roles of women, the influences of Spain and the United States, and the effects of capitalism and modernization.

About the Author
Maria Cristian Mena_emigrated to New York City before the Mexican Revoluntion of 1910.Amy Doherty is a Ph.D. candidate in English and American literature at Tufts University. She residesin Ann Arbor, and teaches at the University of Michigan.Dionicio Morales is president and founder of The Mexican American Opportunity Foundation in Los Angeles. This is his first book.
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