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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 17–40.
Published: 01 April 2019
... introduced audiences to a martyr-like maternal figure: the madre abnegada (selfless mother). This essay examines the origin, diffusion, and popularity of this uniquely Mexican subjectivity. Drawing on poetry, song lyrics, movie reviews, and an analysis of the film Mi madrecita (1940), the essay argues that...
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Meridians (1 April 2019) 18 (1): 1–7.
Published: 01 April 2019
... and hollow” of her being with the help of a woman who loves women. (Baderoon, 16). From one mother’s “deep-souled” affirming legacy, we arrive at another much less so in Marie Sarita Gaytán’s essay on the madre abnegada /selfless mother. The madre abnegada is “a martyr-like maternal figure” in...