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George Washington Gomez In The 1930 S, Americo Paredes, The Renowned Folklorist, Wrote A Novel Set To The Background Of The Struggles By Texas Mexicans To Preserve Their Property, Culture, And Identity In The Face Of Anglo American Migration To And Growing Dominance Over The Rio Grande Valley For His Epic Novel Paredes Chose The Title That Is As Ironic As The Protagonist S Development Under The Pressures Of Cultural And Political Clashes Episodes Of Guerrilla Warfare, Land Grabs, Racism, Jingoism And Abuses By The Texas Rangers Make This An Adventure Novel As Well As One Of Reflection On The Making Of Modern Day Texas George Washington Gomez Is A True Precursor Of The Modern Chicano Novel.

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[[ Reading ]] ➸ George Washington Gomez  Author Américo Paredes – 9tvuk.us
  • Paperback
  • 302 pages
  • George Washington Gomez
  • Américo Paredes
  • English
  • 10 May 2019
  • 1558850120

10 thoughts on “George Washington Gomez

  1. says:

    I am in love with this book I am currently taking a Mexican American Literature class and our Professor decided to open the course with this novel I could not have beensatisfied It is very rare the time that I can love a book and really identify with it.Growing somewhat near where the location of the book took place, it was certainly interesting to see how life was back here...

  2. says:

    I expected this book to be yet onetale about the stereotypical, evil white man, but it was muchcomplex than that Paredes at least dabbles in both sides of the issue, and he does a fine job of describing the dual personality that can develop in a Mexican American due to competing cultural forces The ending of the novel does seem abrupt largely because it is short and unexpected, but I think this abruptness helps to create a rather powerful and shocking irony Nevertheless, I am una I expected this book to be yet onetale about the stereotypical, evil white man, but it was muchcomplex than that Paredes at least dabbles in both sides of the issue, and he does a fine job of describing the dual personality that can develop in a Mexican American due to competing cultural force...

  3. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here The Am rico Paredes novel George Washington G mez chronicles a story of a Chicano as he struggles with the conflicting cultural forces within the Anglo and Mexican cultures His life story parallels that of other Chicanos as by the effects of living in a dual culture To be born in America, and being of Mexican decent, forces the person into a new identity The Chicano a cannot claim to be Anglo or Mexican, because they do not fit the profile of Anglo American or Mexican national their identi The Am rico Paredes novel George Washington G mez chronicles a story of a Chicano as he struggles with the conflicting cultural forces within the Anglo and Mexican cultures His life story...

  4. says:

    I loved this book Unequivocally While Paredes novel is supposedly a first draft that he wrote between 36 and 40 but did not publish until 1990, its obvious flaws like an inconsistent mode of moving through time and sharp change in the protagonist s attitude in the last section despite his earlier conflict regarding ...

  5. says:

    Am rico Paredes Godfather of American Chicano fiction The introductory note says that Paredes wrote George Washington Gomez over many years, as something of a labor of love side project, and in between his other career and family responsibilities The book wasn t published until he was much older and without any real revision on Paredes s part In other words, this book is a rough draft, an historical artifact, and I suppose the implication is that its narrative weaknesses should be forgive Am rico Paredes Godfather of American Chicano fiction The introductory note says that Paredes wrote George Washington Gomez over many years, as something of a labor of love side project, and in between his other career and family responsibilities The book wasn t published until he was much older and without any real revision on Paredes s part In other words, this book is a rough draft, an historical artifact, and I suppose the implication is that its narrative weaknesses should be forgiven on those grounds Its politics and ideology should take precedence over the unpolished dialogue and awkward pacing If the pr...

  6. says:

    I was lucky enough to meet Mr Paredes in 1999 when I was an undergrad UTAustin, and he really made an impression on me He was really old, and the PCL is named for him He talked about how it was to be a Mexican student at the University in the 1930 s and how discrimination was prevalent Thi...

  7. says:

    This book is amazing, and it s a must read for, well, everyone Very bittersweet and heartrending This book covers a lot of ground racism, education, family, religion and much .

  8. says:

    An important tale well told Americo Paredes wrote this book in one draft an amazing feat and well worth reading for that example and much , regarding life on the border in south Texas.

  9. says:

    Devastating tale of growing up on the US Mexican border Paredes has an eye for anthropology, dialing in the emotions and landscapes of the Southwest His text is made off of full, real characters, and he places those characters in a roiling desert of stories, tradition, and transition The story continues to hurt you as it goes on, but it does not punish Reading Paredes work makes me want to learnof the conflicts surrounding literary identities, as this is essentially a racial conflict s Devastating tale of growing up on the US Mexican border Paredes has an eye for anthropology, dialing ...

  10. says:

    English 494 Modern American Fiction Main characters are Gualinto title character , Feliciano, Carmen, Maruca, and Nena A bildungsoman novel A story that examines the traumatic experiences in childhood that create a guiding chart or map for the adult...

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