Latino Literature in America (Literature as Windows to World Cultures Series)

Latino Literature in America (Literature as Windows to World Cultures Series)

by Bridget Kevane

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Overview

Offering analysis of their most important, popular, and frequently assigned fictional works, this book surveys the contributions of eight notable Latino writers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780313016936
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Series: Literature as Windows to World Cultures Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 284 KB

About the Author

BRIDGET KEVANE is Associate Professor of Spanish at Montana State University, Bozeman.

Table of Contents

Introduction1
1The Fiction of Julia Alvarez: How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents (1992) and In the Time of the Butterflies (1995)15
2The Fiction of Rudolfo Anaya: Bless Me, Ultima (1972)33
3The Fiction of Sandra Cisneros: The House on Mango Street (1984) and Woman Hollering Creek (1991)47
4The Fiction of Junot Diaz: Drown (1996)71
5The Fiction of Cristina Garcia: Dreaming in Cuban (1992) and The Aguero Sisters (1997)85
6The Fiction of Oscar Hijuelos: The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (1989)105
7The Fiction of Judith Ortiz Cofer: The Line of the Sun (1989)117
8The Fiction of Ernesto Quinonez: Bodega Dreams (2000)131
Selected Bibliography143
Index147

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