Mythological Constructs of Mexican Femininity

  • Pilar Melero

Part of the Literatures of the Americas book series (LOA)

About this book


Mexican figures like La Virgen de Guadalupe, la Malinche, la Llorona, and la Chingada reflect different myths of motherhood in Mexican culture. For the first time, Melero examines these instances of portrayed motherhood as a discursive space in the political, cultural, and literary context of early twentieth century Mexico.


culture feminism gender space time

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  • Pilar Melero
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Wisconsin-WhitewaterUSA

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