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John Steinbeck's [Viva] Zapata screenplay

The Zapata Screenplay contains  Nobel Prize-winner John Steinbeck’s (Academy Award-nominated) screenplay for “Viva Zapata!” that in 1952 became a film directed by Elia Kazan with Marlon Brando as Zapata (109 pages), a very discursive (lecturing even) pre-screenplay treatment, “Narrative in Dramatic Form of the Life of Emiliano Zapata” (183 pages), informative and insightful introductions to both documents by… 1,315 more words

American Literature

Poppy Collage

Entire work

This collage measures approximately 14×7 inches and features photos and clippings curated from many different magazines and books. The lower left-hand corner showcases the quote “Desire is an internal itch that longs to be a flesh wound” spray-painted on a wall above the repeated image of Emiliano Zapata. 24 more words


Agrarian Crossings

Agrarian Crossings –
Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside
By Tore C. Olsson
Princeton University Press – £27.95

At first glance, Tom Watson and Emiliano Zapata appear to have inhabited impossibly distant worlds. 570 more words


The Mexican Revolution: An Economic and Social Revival

By Anysse Lopez


“Join me. I rose up. I rose up in arms and I bring my countrymen. We no longer wish that our Father Diaz watch over us.

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Emiliano Zapata

Emiliano Zapata Revolutionary

Published on Aug 11, 2014

Mexico celebrates the 135th birthday of mythical General Emiliano Zapata, one of the most important figures of the Mexican Revolution and still one of the most inspirational figures of any social justice movement.


A Tale of Two Heroes

Official Mexican history has always presented Benito Juárez and Emiliano Zapata as the two quintessential national heroes. The first is credited with firmly establishing a constitutional framework that solidified Mexico as a sovereign nation-state. 793 more words

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