Song of the Hummingbird

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From Aztec princess to slave and concubine, Hummingbird -- or Huitzitzilin in her native Nahuatl -- recounts her life during the Spanish conquest of Mexico. Expressing a confidence and freedom that women have strived for centuries to attain, Huitzitzilin passionately relates her tale to Father Benito, the priest who seeks to confess and convert her, to offer her an absolution she neither needs nor wants. Instead, she faces him to see the conquest, for the first time, through the eyes of the conquered. In this lyrical and ...

Song of the Hummingbird 1996, Arte Publico Press

ISBN-13: 9781558850910

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Song of the Hummingbird 1996, Arte Publico Press

ISBN-13: 9781558851573

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