Latino Boom An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-08-04
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Latino Boom: An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literaturecombines an engaging and diverse selection of Latino/a authors with tools for students to read, think, and write critically about these works. The first anthology of Latino literature to offer teachers and students a wide array of scholarly and pedagogical resources for class discussion and analysis, this thematically organized collection of fiction, poetry, drama, and essay presents a rich spectrum of literary styles. Providing complete works of Latino/a literature vs excerpts written originally in English, the anthology juxtaposes well-known writers with emerging voices from diverse Latino communities, inviting students to examine Latino literature through a variety of lenses.

Table of Contents

U.S. Latino Literature: An Overview
Latino Narrative
Choices of Narrative Style
Genres of Latino Fiction
Magical Realism
Autobiographical Trends
Navigating the Persona
Modernist Latino Fiction
Fragmented Stories
Bending Narrative Rules
Recreating the Past
Scholarly Publications on Latino Narrative
Latino Poetry
Emergence of Latino Poetry
Latino Poetry as a Protest
The Nuyorican Movement
Chicana Voices
The Power of the Smaller Presses
Echoes of Poets
Scholarly Publications on Latino Poetry
Latino Landscapes
Maps: Turnabout Map of the Americas
The Mexican-American War
The Dominican Republic
Mexico and the Modern U.S.-Mexico Border
Central America
Timeline of Latino Historical and Cultural Events, 1492-2004
Selected Publications in Latino Studies
Selected Publications in Latino History
Readings In Latino Literature
The Lost Worlds: Once Upon a Latin Moon
Introduction to the Chapter
Rudolfo Anaya: In Search of Epifanordquo
Biggest City in the Worldrdquo
One Holy Nightrdquo
Red Serpent Cevicherdquo
La Promesardquo
Confusing the Saintsr
Poetry Jimmy Santiago Baca
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