Becoming modern, becoming tradition : women, gender, and representation in Mexican art (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Becoming modern, becoming tradition : women, gender, and representation in Mexican art

Author: Adriana Zavala
Publisher: University Park : Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Explores the imagery of woman in Mexican art and visual culture. Examines how woman signified a variety of concepts, from modernity to authenticity and revolutionary social transformation, both before and after the Mexican Revolution"--[Source inconnue].
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Material Type: Government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adriana Zavala
ISBN: 9780271034713 0271034718 9780271035246 0271035242
OCLC Number: 812508456
Description: xvii, 365 p., 24 p. of plates : ill. (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. The eternal feminine : self-sacrifice, modesty, and discretion --
2. Fin de siglo : modernity and the culture of decadence --
3. Pupilas and Mestizas --
4. Santa, La India Bonita, and Mexican maternity --
5. Desnudas, Amazonas, and Tehuanas --
6. Double portraits : "sons (and daughters) of La Malinche" --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Women, gender, and representation in Mexican art
Responsibility: Adriana Zavala.
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"This important research will add significantly to the understanding of this period of Mexican history."-Magali M. Carrera, University of Massachusetts

 
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