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Download e-book for iPad: Anita Brenner: A Mind of Her Own by Susannah Joel Glusker,Carlos Monsivais

By Susannah Joel Glusker,Carlos Monsivais

Journalist, historian, anthropologist, paintings critic, and artistic author, Anita Brenner was once certainly one of Mexico's such a lot discerning interpreters. Born to a Jewish immigrant kinfolk in Mexico many years earlier than the Revolution of 1910, she matured into an autonomous liberal who defended Mexico, staff, and all those that have been taken care of unfairly, no matter what their foundation or nationality.

In this e-book, her daughter, Susannah Glusker, strains Brenner's highbrow development and achievements from the Twenties throughout the Forties. Drawing on Brenner's unpublished journals and autobiographical novel, in addition to on her released writing, Glusker describes the foundation and effect of Brenner's 3 significant books, Idols in the back of Altars, Your Mexican Holiday, and The Wind That Swept Mexico.

Along the way in which, Glusker lines Brenner's aid of many liberal reasons, together with her championship of Mexico as a haven for Jewish immigrants within the early Nineteen Twenties. This highbrow biography brings to mild a fancy, attention-grabbing lady who bridged many worlds—the usa and Mexico, paintings and politics, expert paintings and relatives life.

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