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From "one of the nation's foremost Chicano literary artists" comes a coming-of-age classic and the bestselling Chicano novel of all time that follows a young boy as he questions his faith and beliefs -- now one of PBS's "100 Great American Reads" (Denver Post). Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will probe the family ties that bind and rend him, and he will discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past--a mythic legacy as palpable as the Catholicism of Latin America. And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world... and will nurture the birth of his soul.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Rudolfo Anaya
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Release: 2012-06-01
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781455521326

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From "one of the nation's foremost Chicano literary artists" comes a coming-of-age classic and the bestselling Chicano novel of all time that follows a young boy as he questions his faith and beliefs -- now one of PBS's "100 Great American Reads" (Denver Post). Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will probe the family ties that bind and rend him, and he will discover himself in the magical secrets of the pagan past--a mythic legacy as palpable as the Catholicism of Latin America. And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world... and will nurture the birth of his soul.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Rudolfo Anaya
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release: 2012-06-01
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781455521326

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Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico.

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Genre: Electronic books
Author: Rudolfo A. Anaya
Publisher:
Release: 1972
File: 248 Pages
ISBN-13: 1455521337

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A bildungsroman about a young Mexican-American boy, Antonio, in a New Mexican village during the 1940s. He faces a choice that will determine the course of his entire life: to follow his father's family's nomadic lifestyle, or to settle down to agriculture as his mother's family has done.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Rudolfo A. Anaya
Publisher: Wheeler Publishing, Incorporated
Release: 2008
File: 463 Pages
ISBN-13: 1597228354

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Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico.

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Genre: Domestic fiction
Author: Rudolfo A. Anaya
Publisher: Ottawa
Release: 1972
File: 248 Pages
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Seminar paper from the year 1999 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0/A, University of Dusseldorf "Heinrich Heine" (Anglistik II, Amerikastudien), course: Latino/a Literature, 7 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: In the following paper I want to examine the traits of Native and Roman Catholic religion described in Rudolfo Anayas novel Bless me, Ultima1, which was first published by TQS Publications, Berkeley, California in 1972. It shall be revealed how the different characters in the novel deal with the Mexican pagan past and the Roman Catholic influences which affect and determine their lives. I chose to examine the most important persons separately, to stress the individuality of searching a way through the number of beliefs which are offered to each of us during our lives. Nevertheless the complexity of personal relations and their mutual influences are regarded as well; although a comprehensive analysis would also have been possible without splitting the story. According to the fact that every person is dealt with individually, the conclusion shall provide the reader with an overall picture of the relationships between the main characters in the novel. Native religion touches the region of curanderismo and witchcraft, which certainly is an interesting chapter, but has to be dealt with only as far as it is necessary. On the other hand there is Roman Catholic religion, which the Spanish under Hernan Cortes brought to America. One chapter is dedicated to The Virgin of Guadalupe, the patron saint of the Chicanos- the descendants of Indians and Spaniards. Bless me, Ultima as a work of the Mexican American author Rudolfo Anaya represents the religious opposites Mexican Americans have to deal with and it shall therefore serve as a source of examples to show the complexity of Chicano beliefs.

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Author: Claudia Haase
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
Release: 2011-11
File: 56 Pages
ISBN-13: 9783656058120

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Author: Rudolfo A. Anaya
Publisher:
Release: 1972-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 084791092X

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Author: Rudolfo Anaya
Publisher:
Release: 2010-01-01
File: 73 Pages
ISBN-13: 1935465473

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Get your "A" in gear! They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand. Consumer demand has been so strong that the guides have expanded to over 150 titles. SparkNotes'™ motto is Smarter, Better, Faster because: · They feature the most current ideas and themes, written by experts. · They're easier to understand, because the same people who use them have also written them. · The clear writing style and edited content enables students to read through the material quickly, saving valuable time. And with everything covered--context; plot overview; character lists; themes, motifs, and symbols; summary and analysis, key facts; study questions and essay topics; and reviews and resources--you don't have to go anywhere else!

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Genre: Study Aids
Author: Rudolfo A. Anaya
Publisher: Spark Notes
Release: 2002
File: 72 Pages
ISBN-13: 158663500X

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Genre: Religion
Author: Abelardo Baeza
Publisher: Eakin Press
Release: 1997
File: 67 Pages
ISBN-13: UTEXAS:059173006048106

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