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Title U.S. Latino literature : a critical guide for students and teachers / edited by Harold Augenbraum and Margarite Fernandez Olmos.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.9868 Un3    ---  Available
Description xv, 215 p. ; 24 cm.
Note "Under the auspices of the Mercantile Library of New York"--T.p.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Literary strategies in Alvar Nuņez Cabeza de Vaca's The account / Harold Augenbraum -- Trials and tribulations : the life and works of Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton / Beatrice Pita -- Piri Thomas' Down these mean streets : writing as a Nuyorican/Puerto Rican strategy for survival / Asela Rodriguez de Laguna -- Un mundo entero : Tomas Rivera and his world / Evangelina Vigil-Piņon -- Historical and magical, ancient and contemporary : the world of Rudolfo A. Anaya's Bless me, Ultima / Margarite Fernandez Olmos -- Self as cultural metaphor : Oscar "Zeta" Acosta's The autobiography of a brown buffalo / Genaro M. Padilla -- Adapting, not assimilating : Edward Rivera's Family installments / Alfredo Villanueva-Collado -- Richard Rodriguez's Hunger of memory and the rejection of the private self / Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert -- Teaching Oscar Hijuelos' Our house in the last world / Gustavo Perez Firmat -- Female voices in Sandra Cisneros' The house on Mango Street / Myrna-Yamil Gonzalez -- Dominican-American bildungsroman : Julia Alvarez's How the Garcia girls lost their accents / Heather Rosario-Sievert -- In context : Gloria Anzaldua's Borderlands/La frontera : the new Mestiza / Hector A. Torres -- Writing a life : When I was Puerto Rican by Esmeralda Santiago / Aileen Schmidt -- Judith Ortiz Cofer's The Latin deli / Rafael Ocasio -- Cristina Garcia's Dreaming in Cuban : the contested domains of politics, family, and history / Iraida H. Lopez -- Junot Diaz's Drown : revisiting "those mean streets" / Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert -- Using Latina poetry in the classroom / Bryce Milligan -- Borders and birthrights : watching Cheech Marin's Born in East L.A. / Chon A. Noriega.
Subject American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Hispanic Americans in literature -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author Augenbraum, Harold.
Fernandez Olmos, Margarite.
Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York.
ISBN 0313311374 (alk. paper)

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