La Diabla a Pie: Women's Cuentos from the New Mexico WPA

By Tey Diana Rebolledo; María Teresa Márquez | Go to book overview

WOMEN’S TALES FROM
THE NEW MEXICO WPA
La Diabla a Pie

Edited by Tey Diana Rebolledo and
María Teresa Márquez

With an Introduction by
Tey Diana Rebolledo

Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage

Arte Público Press
Houston, Texas

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Board of Editorial Advisors ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface xv
  • Introduction - The Federal Writers’ Project xix
  • Notes liii
  • Part I - Annette Hesch Thorp 1
  • Stories 2
  • Catalina Viareal 4
  • Cesaria Gallegos 7
  • Tita 9
  • Chana 12
  • Chana 14
  • Chana 16
  • Chana 18
  • Chana 20
  • Chana - The Resador 23
  • The Curandera 26
  • Remedios 28
  • Chana 31
  • Casorios* - (Weddings) 34
  • Nuestra SeÑora del Rosario 37
  • Witch Stories - The Story of a Headache 39
  • Lina 41
  • Lina 43
  • Lina 45
  • Lina 47
  • Lina 49
  • Partera - (Midwife) 51
  • Partera - (Midwife) 53
  • The Pie and the Plate - A Witch Story 57
  • Partera - (Midwife) 59
  • Remedios 62
  • Velorio 64
  • Velorio 66
  • Mortaja - (Shroud) 69
  • Satan and the Girl 70
  • Fabiana - Witch Story 71
  • Fabiana 73
  • Vicenta 75
  • Vicenta 78
  • Vicenta 80
  • Vicenta 82
  • Vicenta 84
  • Manuela 87
  • Manuela 90
  • Manuela 93
  • Amalia 96
  • Amalia 98
  • Amalia 101
  • Part II - Lou Sage Batchen 105
  • Placitas 106
  • Doña Tomasa—The Witch Nurse 111
  • Petra’s Faith - As Told by José Librado Arón Gurulé 116
  • Las Huertas 122
  • Ojo de la Casa - (House of the Spring) 126
  • The Peace Plot as Told by Patricio Gallegos 131
  • La Madera - (the Timber) 138
  • La Madera- Part II Luxuries Come to la Madera - As Told by Rumaldita Gurulé 144
  • Tejón - (Badger) 149
  • Old Houses of Placitas 155
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part I - The Story of Josefa and Her Sons 159
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part II - Life in the House That Juan Built as Told by Adelaida Chaves 165
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part III - He Story of Néstor and Maruja Pais 172
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part IV - (Interwoven with the Story of Francisco Gonzales) 177
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part V - Sports and Pastimes 183
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part VI - Hunts of the Old Days 188
  • Life in the Old House- Part VII - Gabrielita and Plácida 194
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part VIII - Fiesta Days 201
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part IX - Fiesta Days 207
  • Life in the Old Houses- Part X 212
  • Life and Play of the Children - (in the Old Houses) 217
  • The Wise Donkey 223
  • Capitán Grande, Agua - (Great Captain, Water) 225
  • The Trader of Ojo de la Casa 230
  • The Terror of Ojo de la Casa 234
  • El Bandolero de Las Placitas - (the Bandit of Las Placitas) 239
  • Felicia the Bruja 243
  • Guadaloupe’s Transgression - (of an Old Custom) 248
  • El Indio Viejo 251
  • Madrecita Piedad 255
  • El Pelón Y la Pelona 259
  • La Curandera 269
  • The Story of la Curandera - (a Tale of Witchcraft) 277
  • Camila 281
  • SeÑor Flores Comes to Las Placitas 286
  • The Cruel Moon 290
  • Community Work 294
  • Clotilde and Francisca - (the Story of an Indian Raid) 298
  • Los Pedlers 309
  • Tiempo de Pascua - Easter Tide 1863 313
  • The Year It Rained Tortillas 317
  • How Juan Brought Art to Las Placitas 321
  • Antonia and Her Saints 324
  • El CajÓn Bonito - (the Beautiful Box) 328
  • How SeÑora Petra Clothed Her Family 332
  • La Cuna Y la MuÑeca - (the Cradle and the Doll) 336
  • El Horno - (the Oven) 341
  • La Era - (the Threshing Floor) 344
  • El Platero - (the Silversmith) 349
  • El Vestido de Venado Cuero de Juan - (the Deerskin Clothes of Juan) 352
  • La Tinaja de Lemita 355
  • Mateo Y Raquel 358
  • La Orquesta Antigua - (the Old Orchestra) 365
  • La Cosecha de MaÍz - (the Harvest of Corn) 369
  • Appendix- (Batchen) 373
  • Juan of Tecolote 374
  • Over the Santa Fe Trail in 1868* - A Trip from Las Placitas to Kansas City 390
  • The Panic of 1862 396
  • Out of Bondage - (José de Luz Seeks His Fortune) 402
  • Juan Y El Oso LadrÓn - (Juan and the Robber Bear) 407
  • The Fury of 1869 412
  • Dos Hombres Sabios de Las Placitas - (Two Wise Men of Las Placitas) 417
  • Salvadoro, El Constructor de Arado - (Salvadoro, the Plow Maker) 422
  • Miguel Y Su Carreta - (Miguel and His Cart) 425
  • NicolÁs Goes to Market 428
  • Constructor de Reata - (the Rope Maker) 431
  • A Selected Bibliography 437
  • Glossary 449
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