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The rag doll plagues

  • 200 Pages
  • 2.91 MB
  • English
Arte Publico Press , Houston, Tex
StatementAlejandro Morales.
LC ClassificationsPS3563.O759 R34 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2026456M
ISBN 101558850368
LC Control Number91002381

THE RAG DOLL PLAGUES is divided into three books. In book 1, Gregorio Revueltas, sent by his king to improve health conditions in seventeenth century Mexico, encounters a plague that threatens to.

The book uses disease to connect 3 different time periods and three different men, and is set in Mexico. It is a dystopian novel, so it is not exactly "feel-good" but it IS well-written. For fans of sci-fi, Chicano/a literature or people interested in fictional representations of plagues, this is a great book that works on multiple by: The Rag Doll Plagues by Alejandro Morales describes in great detail the horrific plague that killed thousands of people in Mexico during the seventeenth century/5.

The rag doll plague is a science fiction novel. The novel is written by Alejandro Morales. The novel is divided into three parts. Each part describes the story of the battle with the Plague in a different period. Mexican fiction writer Morales (Brick People) exhibits his range in a novel showing Hispanic doctors battling deadly infectious diseases over three centuries.

The first section, a rather formal. The rag doll plagues User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict In this slim trilogy, written in the tradition of magic realism, Mexican American author Morales offers an imaginative, prophetic 3/5(1).

Alejandro Morales 's novel The Rag Doll Plagues is probably a good The rag doll plagues book to read during these conditions. All three parts, as you're probably already aware, deal with a type of plague.

In the third. The Rag Doll Plagues [Morales. Alejandro] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Rag Doll Plagues. The time-line is cyclical and eternal, as a doctor and his descendants are condemned to enter into an ever-consuming battle with a mysterious plague in three separate moments in history: colonial Mexico, contemporary California, and the next century in a newly emerged country.

Power relationships and the social fabric of three settings are intricately detailed by Morales in his fashioning of a. In Book One, Dr.

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Gregorio Revueltas, a physician sent from Spain to Mexico in (significant date), seeks a cure for a plague ravaging the colony. Spanish oppression of the natives, the Inquisition's persecution of indigenous curanderos, exacerbate the suffering.

The Rag Doll Plagues is broken into three narratives that each resonate in both narrative voice and plot. The first story takes place in colonial Mexico, where a mysterious plague called “La Mona” turns thousands into what the chief colonial physician alternatively describes as “bags of pus,” “blood sausages,” or “the living dead.”.

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The rag doll plagues. [Alejandro Morales] -- The novel is divided into three parts, and in each part a physician named Gregory Revultas battles a deadly plague called La Mona: Book One takes place ; Book Two occurs in contemporary.

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Therefore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book. Genre/Form: Science fiction Electronic books Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Morales, Alejandro, Rag doll plagues. Houston, Tex.: Arte. In The Rag Doll Plague, Morales creates a many layered fictional world, taking us on an entertaining and thought-provoking safari thorough lands, times, peoples and ideas never before encountered or presented in this manner.

But ultimately, this valuable trip leads to a reacquaintance with our own society and its moral vision. writer, a writer publishing bilingual books in Spanish and English, as someone dis-cussing concepts of transnationalism and heterotopia.

In an interview, you once mentioned that the initial thought to devel-op the plot of your novel The Rag Doll Plagues was a story on Chicanos being ‘deported’ to a hospital against their will.

The rag doll plagues by Alejandro Morales,Arte Publico Press edition, in EnglishCited by:   Details about The Rag Doll Plagues: A mysterious plague is decimating the population of colonial Mexico. One of His Majesty's highest physicians is dispatched from Spain to bring the latest advances in medical science to the backward peoples of the New World Edition: 1st Edition.

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ISBN I used the book for my CSUF class, CHIC - Ancient Mexican Culture. The book comes from a smoke- free home. Cash only please. Call (landline phone -leave a message if there is no answer) or e-mail. Alejandro Morales is a professor of Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, is also a fiction writer and has published seven novels and three novellas.

Morales received the Luis Leal Award for Distinction in Chicano/Latino Award organizer said of Morales, "he is a true pioneer in Chicano literature and one of the most outstanding, powerful, and.

Book Three is set in the late 21st-century world of LAMEX, a rigidly stratified hi-tech society that includes both L.A.

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and Mexico City. The sci-fi social satire is full of vivid scenes and liberating inventions—every pharmacy, for instance, carries the cures for AIDS and cancer.

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PR PEER. The Rag Doll Plagues by Alejandro Morales August 7, by Melissa Rushing I’ve been on a bit of a “plague kick” lately, having just read Mary Shelly’s The Last Man and watched 28 Days Later, and think, after reading The Rag Doll Plagues by Alejandro Morales that perhaps it’s time to take a break and read some lighter subject matter.The author, Maggie Simmons, has personally experienced some of the sorrows that Rag Doll encountered.

She joyfully discovered too, that her crushed heart and bruised spirit can indeed be healed completely and only by Jesus Christ.

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