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Cartucho and My Mother’s Hands

Concise Encyclopedia of Mexico. Although set in Crtucho more specifically, in and around Campobello’s childhood hometown of Hidalgo del Parral in —, which was one of the bloodiest places and periods of a revolution that by this stage had degenerated into factionalized struggles between revolutionary groups, the descriptions of the atrocities committed during this time are often very poetic.

The book brings together not only Campobello’s own recollections and personal experience, but also stories she heard from others, above all her mother. Probably this was a reason, why she concealed traces of her czrtucho.

Cartucho and My Mother’s Hands by Nellie Campobello

November 7, — d. After her father was killed in the Battle of Ojinaga inher mother remarried the physician Stephen Campbell from Boston, whose last name the children assumed, and which was altered to Campobello by Nellie. Zach Morgan rated it liked it Feb 22, A Bio-Bibliographical Source Book.


Sofia Aguilar rated it really liked it May 21, Urthona rated it really cartucgo it Jul 15, Trivia About Cartucho and My M 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.

Jennie Aurora rated it really liked it Jan 05, The book was dee published inand then republished in a revised and expanded edition with significant changes inand again as part of a collected works, Mis libros in Consultado el 20 de marzo de Nellie Campobello ‘s Cartucho: Her two novellas, Cartucho first published in and My Mother’s Hands first published 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 nelie writers as Rafael Munoz and Gregorio Lopez y Fuentes and artists Diego Rivera, Orozco, and others.

Magdalena Romero rated it really liked it Apr 29, Her corpse was transferred to Durango in Cartucho de Nellie Campobello: The analytical sensitivity of Nellie Campobello allows her to perceive and draw In the two editions of Cartucho and the reader encounters the.

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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. Curiously, perhaps because this is a young girl’s campbello, few women appear and those who do are either camp followers or her mother.

Still, Max Parra argues cartucyo 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.


She spent her childhood in Parral, Chihuahua and her youth in the city of Chihuahua, where she visited the Inglesa de la Colonia Rosales college. 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.

On its initial publication, the book was somewhat overlooked, in part because Campobello was marginalized as a Villista at a time when most of the literature and films of the Revolution were openly against Pancho Villa. Jonathan yates rated it really liked it Nov 01, Karen rated it liked it Dec campoblelo, Books by Nellie Campobello.

Bandits, Politics, and Death. Las dos cartycho exitosas, y en Nellie fue nombrada la directora de la Escuela Nacional de Danza.

Like her half-sister Gloria, a well-known ballet dancer, she was also known as an enthusiastic dancer and choreographer. Open Preview See a Problem?

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