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Miradas Contextos para conversar y escribir



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Miradasis a one-volume integrated textbook for Spanish Conversation courses at the third/four year (4th and/or 5th semester).This text integrates art, music, film, and literature from different genres, including a wide variety of authors from the Spanish-speaking world.Miradastrulybrings students from the high intermediate level to the advanced level of proficiency in the four skills, as defined by the ACTFL Guidelines.

Author Biography

Claudia Mejia was born in Medellín, Colombia. She studied Linguistics and Literature at the Pontificia Bolivariana University of Medellín and later pursued her graduate studies in the United States. In 1997, she completed a Master of Arts in Latin American Literature and Culture from Boston College. Since then she has taught Spanish in several universities in the U.S: Harvard, Brandeis and Tufts, where she was a full-time lecturer and course administrator for ten years.  She currently lives in the Middle East.


Conchita L. Davis was born in Madrid, Spain. She studied Spanish Language and Literature at the Universidad Autónoma of Madrid, where she received her Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition. She started her career as an instructor of Spanish to non-native speakers in the Fundación Ortega y Gasset in Toledo, Spain, where she taught for 5 years. She moved to the United States in 1988, and taught and coordinated first year Spanish at The Ohio State University and later at Boston University. She has been a lecturer and course administrator for third year Spanish at Tufts University since 2001.

Table of Contents

Identidad Arte: Las dos Fridas, Frida Kahlo, M xico Introducci n: >, Augusto Monterroso (f bula), Guatemala
>, Gloria Fuertes (poema), Espa a
>, Manuel Castells (ensayo), Espa a
>, Elena Poniatowska (cuento), M xico Ojos abiertos: De eso no se habla, Mar a Luisa Bemberg, Argentina Ojo avizor:Cl usulas de relativo (o adjetivas) y pronombres relativos Taller de redacci n: La descripci n
Herencia: Resistencia y asimilaci n Arte: Ilustraci n, Guam n Poma de Ayala, Per Introducci n: >, Miquel Rodrigo Alsina (ensayo, fragmento), Espa a
>, Tino Villanueva (poema), EE.UU./M xico
>, Jos Mart (ensayo, fragmento), Cuba
La ni a blanca y los p jaros sin pies ( >), Rosario Aguilar (novela, fragmento), Nicaragua O dos abiertos: >, Susana Baca, Per Ojo avizor:Pret rito, imperfecto y pluscuamperfecto Taller de redacci n: La narraci n
Memoria hist rica Arte: Fragmento del mural del Estadio Victor Jara, Brigada Ramona Parra, Chile Introducci n: >, Eduardo Galeano (ensayo, fragmento), Uruguay
>, Fernando Birri (poema), Argentina
El pa s bajo mi piel, Gioconda Belli (autobiograf a, fragmento), Nicaragua
>, Subcomandante Marcos (ensayo), M xico O dos abiertos: >, Yolocamba I Ta, El Salvador Ojo avizor:Cl usulas nominales y secuencia de tiempos Taller de redacci n: La rese a
Juicios y prejuicios Arte: Portrait of the Artist as the Virgin of Guadalupe, Yolanda L pez, EE.UU. Introducci n: >, Marcelo Colussi (ensayo), Argentina
>, Marjorie Agos n (poema), Chile/EE.UU.
>, Nieves Garc a Benito (cuento), Espa a
>, lvaro Mutis (cuento), Colombia Ojos abiertos: Todo sobre mi madre, Pedro Almod var, Espa a Ojo avizor:Cl usulas con si Taller de redacci n: El ensayo de opini n
Imaginaci n y humor Arte: El milagro, Carmen Lomas Garza, EE.UU. Introducci n: Vi eta, Quino, Argentina
>, Gabriel Garc a M rquez (ensayo), Colombia
>, V ctor Montoya (cuento), Bolivia
Decir s , Griselda Gambaro (obra de teatro), Argentina Ojos abiertos: La vida es silbar, Fernando P rez, Cuba Ojo avizor: Cl usulas adverbiales Taller de redacci n: El cuento
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