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In "The War of the Fatties," a campy, tongue-in-cheek retelling of an episode from the Mexican "Trojan War," naked fat women from Tlatelolco discombobulate Tenochtitlan's invading army by squirting them with breast milk. Told with satiric allusions to the policies and tactics used by Mexico's current ruling party, PRI, to consolidate its power, the play unfolds a history o ...more
Paperback, 292 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by University of Texas Press (first published 1994)
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Poeta, ensayista, dramaturgo e historiador mexicano, miembro del grupo 'Los Contemporáneos' y de la Academia Mexicana de la Lengua. Su característica principal, como autor, fue su prosa hábil y rápida, así como su picardía al escribir. Se decía de él que era "el homosexual belicosamente reconocido y asumido en épocas de afirmación despiadada del machismo".

Hasta su muerte, publicó una extensa cróni
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