Cantora: A Novel ebook
by Sylvia Lopez-Medina
by. López-Medina, Sylvia, 1942-.
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About Sylvia López-Medina: Ms. Lopez-Medina was born in Modesto on. .In 1992 the University of New Mexico Press published her first novel, "Cantora," based on her family and ancestral heritage. Lopez-Medina was born in Modesto on December 5, 1942 . Her third book, a novel that would have completed her trilogy, was near completion. died on March 5,. (from Ms. She worked earlier in her life as a legal assistant, returning to school in the mid-1980s. She received much critical acclaim and praise for it as a first-time author. It was later published in paperback.
From the author of Cantora comes Sylvia Lopez-Medina's powerful narrative of one family's struggle to survive the persecution of the Spanish Inquisition. Set in southern Spain in the fifteenth century, Siguiriya evokes the lives of three generations of her father's multifaith family, one that includes intermarriages between Moslems, Jews, and Catholics in an era of deepening terror. We meet General Amahl Cozar, a devout Moslem, as he retires to his remote estate in Cadiz after a perilous career in the Spanish Army.
But Cantora is much more than the chronicle of a family. By coming to know her Mexicana great-grandmother, grandmother, and mother, the mestizo woman comes to know herself. Based on the oral history of the author's family, this novel reveals Lopez-Medina as a new, strong voice in the chorus of women reconstructing their own histories. Cantora is a story of love, deceit, and liberation that will help readers look into their own pasts.
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Nevertheless, the discourses that Castillo and Lopez-Medina employ reside at opposite ends . Cantora (Book)-Criticism and interpretation.
Nevertheless, the discourses that Castillo and Lopez-Medina employ reside at opposite ends of the narrative spectrum. So Far From God is a novel that incites rebellion against the norms and values of Chicano patriarchal society while Cantora, although calling for changes, always does so within a framework that respects centuries' worth of traditions and cultural beliefs. This essay compares the importance that naming, gender relations, and religion play in the development of the female characters. Related books and articles.
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Sylvia Lopez (November 10, 1933 – November 20, 1959) was a French model and actress. Born Tatjana Bernt, she was raised in Paris, where she began a career in modelling. Eventually she modeled for couturier Jacques Fath, the first French fashion designer to export his creations to the United States. Appearing under the name "Sylvia Sinclair", Bernt earned enough exposure to attract the attention of film producers.