Simply María, Or, The American Dream

Simply María, Or, The American Dream

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"Surreal exploration of the development of a Mexican woman in the United States. Most of the action takes place in a dream young María falls into after failing to convince her parents that she should attend college. Three specter girls serve as the different, conflicting voices inside María's mind-- they represent the cultural myths María is being forced to accept ... pokes fun at Mexican pop-culture, such as television novelas which reinforce the myth of 'happily everafter' to generations of Hispanic women, and the commercialization of Mexican culture in the United States ..."--Introduction.
Branch Call Number: 812.5408Sh25
Characteristics: pages 115-141 ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: American dream
Simply María

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