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Contemporary Chicano Fiction A Critical Survey (Studies in the Language and Literature of United States Hispanos) by Vernon E. Lattin

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  • Mexican American fiction (Span,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Hispanic American Literature,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Mexican American fiction (Spanish),
  • Mexican American authors,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • 20th century,
  • American fiction,
  • History and criticism

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages331
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8338977M
ISBN 100916950565
ISBN 109780916950569

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Bringing cognitive methodologies to the analysis of Chicano/a fiction for the first time, this book maps ethics of "persistence" and "transformation" in the fiction of Rudolfo Anaya, Ana Castillo, Denise Chávez, Rolando Hinojosa, Arturo Islas, John Rechy, Alfredo Véa, and Helena María Viramontes. This book deals with a broad range of social issues facing Mexican-origin people in the United States. The studies presented in this volume are brought together by two main themes: (1) social inequalities-cultural, educational, and economic-endured by the Chicano/Mexicano community in the United States and (2) the community's efforts to eradicate the source of those s: 1. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Add tags for "Contemporary Chicano fiction: a critical survey". Be the first. Similar Items. Related Subjects: # Mexican American fiction. Bordering Fires is a literary collection with a message. It poses that Mexico is an idea that goes beyond the country's treaty boundaries. People of Mexican heritage still belong to the common culture whether they live within its borders, have been born in the United States from legal or illegal immigrants, or are in exile in any country.

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