In Pursuit of the Word: Marianismo and Melancholia in "En Chima nace un santo"
Young, Stephenie, Department of English Language and Literature
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En Chima nace un santo; Zapata Olivello, Manuel -- History and criticism; Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint -- Devotion to; Women -- Columbia; Melancholy;
Discussion of the female Afro-Hispanic characters in Columbian author Manuel Zapata Olivella's novel "En Chima nace un santo." Focuses on the impact of the mythical cult of the Virgin Mary (Marianismo) on the women.
Young, Stephenie, "In Pursuit of the Word: Marianism and Melancholia in "En ChimÃ nace un santo," Publication of the Afro-Latin/American Research Association : PALARA 3 (Fall 1999): 100-109.