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In Other Words Literature By Latinas Of The United States

Author : Roberta Fernández
ISBN : 1611921821
Genre : American literature
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A Companion To Us Latino Literatures

Author : Carlota Caulfield
ISBN : 185566139X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A panorama of literature by Latinos, whether born or resident in the United States.

Growing Up Latino

Author : Harold Augenbraum
ISBN : 0395661242
Genre : Literary Collections
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Features the writing of Sandra Cisneros, Oscar Hijuelos, Rudolfo Anaya, Julia Alvarez, and others

Again For The First Time

Author : Rosemary Catacalos
ISBN : 9781609403287
Genre : Poetry
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Again for the First Time was originally published in 1984 by Tooth of Time Books in Santa Fe, and almost immediately received the Texas Institute of Letters Poetry Prize. Catacalos went on to become a Dobie-Paisano fellow, a Stegner fellow, a recipient of an NEA creative writing fellowship, and numerous other honors. This book is unique in that it pairs and often plays against each other the mythologies of Catacalos's mixed Greek and Mexican backgrounds. At the same time that it is populated with characters like Ariadne and Theseus, it is very contemporary in its settings and the issues it addresses, including San Antonio street life, racism, mass killings, and foreign wars. It is a strongly feminist work as well. As Texas Monthly put it, For precise balance in tone and form, and for surprising resonance throughout, Again for the First Time is a superb book of poems.

Texas Women Writers

Author : Sylvia Ann Grider
ISBN : 0890967652
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In 1893, a literary critic in the Galveston Daily News lamented that the many women writers in the state, "women of noble talents," had largely gone unnoticed by the literary industry. Her lament has reverberated throughout the past century, as women's letters in Texas have been further marginalized by the male canonmakers who paid tribute to the Texas Mystique--oil derricks, cowboys, and the Alamo: masculine western icons that shaped a region's literature. Texas Women Writers: A Tradition of Their Own is a sweeping account of a rich yet largely ignored literary history covering over 160 years of women's writing in the Lone Star State. Their writings vary widely in theme, setting, and voice; nevertheless these writers share a distinct tradition that is in part defined by their isolation due to both geography and gender and is wholly different from their male counterparts'. The survey begins with pioneer diarists who chronicled their experiences on the Texas frontier, and it ends with the postmodernists and a glimpse of the new directions in which Texas' women writers are now heading. In between are critical-biographical portraits of the lives and careers of individual writers both major and minor: from novelists, dramatists, and poets, to writers of short stories, children's books, and creative nonfiction. The survey covers the developmental history of major genres in the region and chronologically reviews each generation and the particular challenges of time and place that shaped their work. The careers of African American and Tejana writers are also examined as part of newly emerging literary traditions. Edited by Lou Halsell Rodenberger and Sylvia Ann Grider, this volume brings together a host of contributors comprising some of the region's most prominent scholar-writers. The editors also list primary and important secondary material in perhaps the most comprehensive bibliography ever devoted to Texas women's literature. Texas Women Writers will introduce many readers to a vibrant literary tradition that is unique to the Texas experience.

Greatest Hits 1942 2001

Author : Rhina P. Espaillat
ISBN : 1589981472
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Latinas In The United States Set

Author : Vicki L. Ruiz
ISBN : 9780253111692
Genre : Reference
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Latinas in the United States: A Historical Encyclopedia records the contribution of women of Latin American birth or heritage to the economic and cultural development of the United States. The encyclopedia, edited by Vicki L. Ruiz and Virginia Sánchez-Korrol, is the first comprehensive gathering of scholarship on Latinas. This encyclopedia will serve as an essential reference for decades to come. In more than 580 entries, the historical and cultural narratives of Latinas come to life. From mestizo settlement, pioneer life, and diasporic communities, the encyclopedia details the contributions of women as settlers, comadres, and landowners, as organizers and nuns. More than 200 scholars explore the experiences of Latinas during and after EuroAmerican colonization and conquest; the early-19th-century migration of Puerto Ricans and Cubans; 20th-century issues of migration, cultural tradition, labor, gender roles, community organization, and politics; and much more. Individual biographical entries profile women who have left their mark on the historical and cultural landscape. With more than 300 photographs, Latinas in the United States offers a mosaic of historical experiences, detailing how Latinas have shaped their own lives, cultures, and communities through mutual assistance and collective action, while confronting the pressures of colonialism, racism, discrimination, sexism, and poverty. "Meant for scholars and general readers, this is a great resource on Latinas and historical topics connected with them." -- curledup.com

Puerto Rican Voices In English

Author : Carmen Dolores Hernández
ISBN : 0275958108
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Puerto Rican writers, living in the United States and writing in English, speak directly about their lives and their literary tradition in this provocative book of interviews.

Latina

Author : Lillian Castillo-speed
ISBN : 9780684802404
Genre : Fiction
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Includes stories, recollections, letters, and essays on a variety of topics by over thirty contemporary female Latin writers

Literature By Latinas And Latinos Of The United States Of America

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ISBN : UTEXAS:059173004389762
Genre : American literature
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