The Resource The Mexican cult of death in myth, art and literature, Barbara Brodman, (ebook)

The Mexican cult of death in myth, art and literature, Barbara Brodman, (ebook)

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The Mexican cult of death in myth, art and literature
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The Mexican cult of death in myth, art and literature
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Barbara Brodman
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eng
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"The word death is not pronounced in New York, in Paris, in London, because it burns the lips.The Mexican, in contrast, is familiar with death, jokes about it, caresses it, sleeps with it, celebrates it, it is one of his favorite toys and his most steadfast love."Thus Octavio Paz describes a cultural phenomenon that has for centuries fascinated scholars and aficionados of virtually every field of Mexican studies, "el culto a la muerte," the cult of death, a term that readily calls to the mind of anyone familiar with Mexico and her culture the unusually constant place of death in the minds and lives of the Mexican people. In this volume, author Brodman examines the Mexican cult of death from a variety of disciplinary perspectives to provide the most comprehensive analysis yet of the origins and nature of the Mexican cult of death and its relationship to Mexican arts, literature and culture
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Midwest
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1943-
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Brodman, Barbara L. D.
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Death in literature
  • Death in art
  • Indians of Mexico
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adult
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The Mexican cult of death in myth, art and literature, Barbara Brodman, (ebook)
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9781462022625
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The Mexican cult of death in myth, art and literature, Barbara Brodman, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781462022625
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12076278
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12076278
System control number
MWT12076278
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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