An Introduction to the Nineteenth-Century Mexican Bandit Novel

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Title: An Introduction to the Nineteenth-Century Mexican Bandit Novel
Authors: Baker, Pascale
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9224
Date: Oct-2008
Abstract: In this paper I will examine representations of bandits in Mexican literature from the 19th century, the so called ‘Golden Age’ of Mexican banditry (Vanderwood, 1987: 18). The paper will touch briefly on other cultural examples of bandit representation, such as bandit ballads or corridos, and 19th-century travellers’ tales, and look at how these interacted with literary depictions.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Association for Language Learning
Keywords: 19th Century Mexican banditsMexican independence and revolutionPorfirio DíazLos PlateadosMexican bandit novel
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Research Collection

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