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The Story of Guadalupe: Luis Laso de la Vega’s Huei tlamahuiçoltica of 1649
The devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe is one of the most important elements in the development of a specifically Mexican tradition of religion and nationality over the centuries. The picture of the Virgen morena (Dark Virgin) is to be found everywhere throughout Mexico, and her iconography is varied almost beyond telling. Though innumerable books, both historical and devot ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published August 1st 1998 by Stanford University Press
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May 27, 2015 Noemi rated it liked it
I really liked this edition. The editors had some interesting linguistic notes about the nahuatl original which gave insight into the context in which this account was written. It also made me concious of the fact that this story has passed through so many hands/toungues before reaching me in contemporary English.