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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Laura Esquivel
Publisher: Anchor
Release: 2002-08-13
File: 256 Pages
ISBN-13: 1400032776

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Despite the fact that she has fallen in love with a young man, Tita, the youngest of three daughters born to a tyrannical rancher, must obey tradition and remain single and at home to care for her mother.

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Genre: Fiction
Author: Laura Esquivel
Publisher: Anchor
Release: 1995
File: 245 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780385420174

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A culinary romance set in Mexico. Condemned by tradition to look after her tyrannical mother and remain a spinster, Tita finds her destiny in the kitchens of the family ranch. Her recipes for Mexican dishes are woven into the story of her doomed romance with Pedro, her brother-in-law.

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Genre: Cooking, Mexican
Author: Laura Esquivel
Publisher: Random House
Release: 1993
File: 221 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780552995870

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A novel read and loved by many--share in the experience with the companion text!

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Genre: Foreign Language Study
Author: Janet Giannotti
Publisher: University of Michigan Press ELT
Release: 1999
File: 133 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015050298846

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Author: Laura Esquivel
Publisher: Australia Books
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File: Pages
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Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in tum-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Author: Laura Esquivel
Publisher: Pretoria Books
Release: 2000-10-10
File: Pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Like Water for Chocolate is a 1992 film based on the popular novel, published in 1989 by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel. It earned all 11 Ariel awards of the Mexican Academy of Motion Pictures, including the Ariel Award for Best Picture, and became the highest grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the United States at the time.

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Author: Jesse Russell
Publisher: Book on Demand Limited
Release: 2012-09
File: 96 Pages
ISBN-13: 5510829109

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Outstanding essayists in Latin American literature and film explore Laura Esquivel's critical reputation, contextualise her work in literary movements, and consider her four novels and the film based on Like Water for Chocolate from diverse critical perspectives. The Editor's "An Introduction to Esquivel Criticism" reviews twenty-years of global praise and condemnation. Elena Poniatowska, in an essay provided in the original Spanish and in translation, reflects on her first reading of Like Water for Chocolate. From unique critical perspectives, Jeffrey Oxford, Patrick Duffey, and Debra Andrist probe the novel as film and fiction. The Reverend Dr Stephen Butler Murray explores the author's spiritual focus, and cultural geographer Maria Elena Christie uses words and images to compare Mexican kitchen-space and Esquivel's first novel. Elizabeth Coonrod Martínez and Lydia H Rodríguez affirm divergent readings of The Law of Love, and Elizabeth M Willingham reads contested national identity in Swift as Desire. Jeanne L Gillespie and Ryan F Long approach Malinche: A Novel through historical documents and popular and religious culture. In the closing essay of the volume, Alberto Julián Pérez contextualises Esquivel's fiction within Feminist and Hispanic literary movements. A glossary and translations recommend the work to English-speaking readers and those new to studies of Hispanic fiction and film. This book is the first in-depth review and assessment of twenty years of Esquivel criticism. The comparative and theoretical views presented of each of Esquivel's four novels and the film of Like Water for Chocolate provide suggestions for future literary research.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Elizabeth Moore Willingham
Publisher: Apollo Books
Release: 2012-05-18
File: 282 Pages
ISBN-13: 1845195566

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"The Novel Units® Teacher Guide for Like Water for Chocolate offers time-saving, inspiring lesson plans that provide a comprehensive novel unit - created by teachers for teachers. The legwork is done for you. The chapter-by-chapter guide incorporates research-based, higher-order reading, writing, and thinking activities."--Publisher's website.

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Genre: Books and reading
Author: Linda Herman
Publisher:
Release: 2008
File: 44 Pages
ISBN-13: 1605390569

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Slender and yet panoramic in scope, historical and yet relevant to current-day concerns, Laura Esquivel’s Like Water for Chocolate has provoked from the outset a divergent range of critical opinions. The essays in A Recipe for Discourse: Perspectives on Like Water for Chocolate represent the novel’s problematic nature in their many diverse approaches, perspectives that are certain to awaken in the reader new ways of approaching the text while challenging old ones. This volume’s ‘dialogue’ format, in which essays are grouped thematically, is particularly effective in presenting such a diverse range of viewpoints. The reader will find herein lively discussion on LWFC as it relates to such themes as gastronomy, superstition, mythology, folklore, the Mexican Revolution, magical realism, female identity, alteration, and matriarchy/ patriarchy. It is the editor’s hope that a diverse readership, from undergraduate students to seasoned scholars, will find this volume engaging and enlightening.

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Genre: Literary Criticism
Author: Eric Skipper
Publisher: Rodopi
Release: 2010
File: 211 Pages
ISBN-13: 9789042031920

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