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But somehow it carries on, from Sheinkin’s almost rudimentary depictions of Santa Fe’s desert austerity, to Stavans’ winking ridicule of his advocacy for Spanglish and self-mocking references to what is a fairly rich and impenetrable religious mystery.Sep 30 2012 | Read Full Review of El Iluminado: A Graphic Novel
In a tale of martyrdom that eerily echoes Rolando’s, Carvajal fled Spain for colonial Mexico at the height of the Spanish Inquisition, searching for his religious heritagea hunt for which he, like Rolando, would pay the ultimate price.
In El Iluminado, esteemed literary critic Ilan...
Actually, they have a lot in common: Like his leading man, writer Ilan Stavans is a professor of Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College and an expert on the culture of the Crypto-Jew (families of Jewish peoples who have hidden their religious identities for centuries, usually to avo...| Read Full Review of El Iluminado: A Graphic Novel
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