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Nymphredyl rated it liked it Mar 13, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Her two novellas, Cartucho first published in and My Mother’s Hands first published as Las manos de Mama inare autobiographical evocations of a childhood spent amidst the campoblelo and turmoil of the Revolution in Mexico.

Cassie Gibbons rated it liked it May 16, Views Read Edit View history. They would sing crtucho together, in a circle, with their arms around each other’s shoulders. November 7, — d. Therefore, a critical analysis of the book should supersede historical facts to discern the expression of an object of ethical appreciation.

Still, Max Parra argues that critical reception campobelloo 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.

Though long overlooked, it is now acrtucho, among other reasons because it is, as Mexican critic Elena Poniatowska points out, “the only real vision of the Mexican revolution written campoello a woman.

Many critics have noted that as Vicky Unruh puts itthe book is “the only novel of the Mexican revolution of its generation written by a woman,” [15] one of the very few contributions by a woman to the otherwise male-dominated subgenre of the “novel of the revolution. However, our study seeks to understand the social and historic minutiae of the text to better equip the reader to achieve an ethical catharsis through the reading of fiction.


Lists with This Book. Heather rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Colleen rated it really liked it Jun 08, As the critic Max Parra puts it, ” Cartucho is a book about memory and identity, about memory and survival—individual and collective survival. Nellie Campobello ‘s Cartucho: Munoz to depict how he died — drowning and so hated that none nelliee his comrades in arms would help him.

As Maricruz Castro Ricalde points out, this “helped establish the idea that women either were not interested in a topic that was alien to their sensibilities or were unable to produce any texts worthy of being remembered. No trivia or xartucho yet. As she ndllie it at one point, these were “stories saved for me, and I never forgot.

Are you sure you want to delete this item? They are noteworthy, too, as a first-person account of the campobbello experience in the early years of the Mexican Revolution and unique in their presentation of events from a child’s perspective. Inher mother died.

It also, however, is the nickname of a character introduced in the book’s opening vignette. Stephen Jones rated it it was amazing Mar 25, Inez rated it it was amazing Mar 26, In the two editions of Cartucho and the reader encounters the Mexican Revolution as a plausible setting. Francisco Hernandez rated it it was amazing Mar 27, Although set in Chihuahua 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.

It consists of a series of vignettes that draw on Campobello’s memories of her childhood and adolescence and the stories her mother campobfllo her in Northern Mexico during the war.

Cartucho and My Mother’s Hands

This can not be undone! Many of her choreographies of indigenous dances were rescued. John rated it liked it Aug 26, Be the first to ask a question about Cartucho and My Mother’s Hands. Mu Gao rated it liked it Nov 11, Valentina rated it really liked it Mar 28, Sofia Aguilar rated it really liked it May 21, D Robert rated it liked it Aug 12, Karen rated it liked it Dec 30, There is play in this world; her mother risks everything Nellie Campobello, who went on to become a noted dancer in Mexico, grew up in Parral, Chihuahua when it was one of Pancho Villa’s last strongholds.


Urthona rated it really liked it Jul 15, Return to Book Page. Probably this was a reason, why she concealed traces of her past.

Toggle navigation Digital Repository. Her work offers the reader a glimpse of the subtle connections between the individual experience and the social milieu that make up history.

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Retrieved from ” https: Her corpse was transferred to Durango in Cartuchos is cxrtucho account of what it was like to be a girl watching as the eventual winners of the Mexican Revolution defeated Villa. 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.

The critic Teresa Hurley says of Cartucho that “there is no plot” and points to the book’s “unconventional narrative technique and construction.

Nellie Campobello, who went on to become a noted dancer in Mexico, grew up in Parral, Chihuahua when it was one of Pancho Villa’s last strongholds. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There is play in this world; her mother risks everything to treat wounded men regardless nrllie side; a beloved candyseller enlists but is killed before firing a shot; men die in battle, or are executed as a matter of routine.