Nellie Campobello’s Cartucho (). Bandits, Politics, and Death. El albor del siglo veinte modificó violentamente el orden simbólico y material del siglo XIX. Cartucho and My Mother’s Hands has 66 ratings and 2 reviews. Nick said: Nellie Campobello, who went on to become a noted dancer in Mexico, grew up in Par. Nellie Francisca Ernestina Campobello Luna, born María Francisca Moya Luna ( b. November 7, – d. July 9, ), was a Mexican writer. Like her.

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Campobello’s memories of the Revolution in the north of Mexico, where Pancho Villa was a popular hero and a personal friend of her family, show not only the stark realism of Cartucho but also the tender lyricism of My Mother’s Hands.

Cartucho and My Mother’s Hands

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Still, Max Parra argues that critical reception was favourable among “the small world of Mexico City’s intellectual community” and quotes the assessment of Berta Gamboa de Camino, who described the book as “alive and real, breathing, full of human feeling and deep pathos.

Pages to import images to Wikidata. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Moreover, due to its distinctive style and testimonial impact, as well as the fact that it is the only major portrayal of the Revolution written by a woman, Cartucho has increasingly been recognized as a major literary work from this era.


When I lived in Mexico, there didn’t seem to be a family that didn’t know how the women were hidden when the Revolutionaries came.

Feb 26, stuti rated it really liked it Shelves: A Bio-Bibliographical Source Book. Nellie Campobello, a prominent Mexican writer and “novelist of the Revolution,” played an important role in Mexico’s cultural renaissance in the s and early s, along with such cagtucho as Rafael Munoz and Gregorio Lopez y Fuentes and artists Diego Rivera, Orozco, and others.

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Like her half-sister Gloria, a well-known ballet dancer, she was also known as an enthusiastic dancer and choreographer. De Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre.

Cartucho: Relatos de la lucha en el Norte de México – Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

There isn’t much valor, although plenty of vainglory. Inher mother died.

Campobello describe con una particular familiaridad las escenas de violencia y sangre. Francisco Hernandez rated it it was amazing Mar 27, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Magdalena Romero rated it really campobelllo it Apr 29, Refresh and try again. There is play in this world; her mother risks everything to treat wounded men regardless of side; a beloved candyseller enlists but is killed before firing a shot; men die in battle, or are executed as a matter of routine. Stephen Jones rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Probably this was a reason, why she concealed traces of her past.


Mu Gao rated it liked it Nov 11, Many of her choreographies of indigenous dances were rescued. There is play in this world; her mother risks everything Nellie Campobello, who went on to become a noted dancer in Mexico, grew up in Parral, Chihuahua when it was one camppbello Pancho Villa’s last strongholds. Mar rated it really liked it Aug 09, La autora termina Cartucho con una historia que se enorgullece de la cultura del Norte, sugiriendo que la violencia cometida por Villa y los villistas era necesaria.

Valentina rated it really liked it Mar 28, Inez rated it it was amazing Mar 26, Por eso, la muerte no siempre se presenta como un tema repugnante, sino a veces mano en mano con el humor. En otros idiomas English Editar enlaces.

Al final tuvo 56 estampas en vez de las 33 de la primera. Camoobello is not history though; it is a girl’s view of a childhood marred by death-a whole section is devoted to executions and very few vignettes don’t feature one. Sofia Aguilar rated it really liked it May 21,