Prentice Hall Anthology of Latino Literature

ISBN-10: 0130266876

ISBN-13: 9780130266873

Edition: 2002 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)

Authors: Eduardo Del Rio

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THE PRENTICE HALL ANTHOLOGY OF LATINO LITERATURE is a collection of poetry and prose (short story and drama) by Latino authors of Mexican-American, Cuban-American, and Puerto Rican-American descent. The text focuses on Latino authors who were either born or raised in the United States and who write primarily in English. In this walk the text concentrates on works and authors who hove been forged fly a dual consciousness. The text establishes its definition of the Latino/Latina author by using the following criteria: first, writers who can trace their ancestry to Spanish-speaking nations of the Americas; second, works produced by authors who have lived in the United States for a significant period of time; third, writers who come from one of the three groups that form the majority in population and literary production of Latino literature; and last, writers with a sense of duality regarding the English language. The text features readings with characteristics unique to Latino/Latina authors such as attention to family, a concern for home, a focus on cultural components such as music, food, and religion, and identity formation. The text includes the following features: bull; bull;32 readings/short stories, 38 poems and 9 plays by renowned writers such as Sandra Cisneros, Luis Valdez, Cristina Garcia, Oscar Hijuelos, Judith Ortiz Cofer, and Esmeralda Santiago that emphasize diversity as well as recurring themes. bull;Various exercises designed to explore style and comprehension as well as to compare and contrast the selections from different ethnic groups. bull;Brief survey of the three types of literature focused on in the text to provide further background of the culture. bull;Categorisation by both ethnic group and genre which allows teachers to focus on any or all components. bull;Glossary of Spanish terms for some of the more challenging plays. Overall, the text emphasizes the similarities and differences between the culture and literature of the three primary groups while also trying to emphasize the unique qualities and universal themes present in all of them.
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Book details

List price: $171.60
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 8/31/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Cultural and Linguistic Considerations
Labeling
Mexican-American Literature: A Brief Survey
Fiction
Sandra Cisneros from
The House on Mango Street: “My Name,”
“A House of My Own,”
“Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes.”
Gary Soto fromLiving Up the Street: “Black Hair.” Jose Antonio Villareal fromPocho
Rudolfo Anaya from
Bless Me Ultima
Ana Castillo from
So Far from God
Denise Chavez from
The Last of the Menu Girls: “Willow Game.”
Rolando Hinojosa fromBecky and Her Friends: “Becky.”
Roberta Fernandez fromIntaglio: A Novel in Six Stories: “Esmeralda.”
Helena Maria Viramontes fromUnder the Feet of Jesus
Americo Paredes fromGeorge Washington Gomez
Poetry
Pat Mora, “Sonrisas,”
“Bilingual Christmas,”
“The Grateful Minority.”
Ana Castillo, “Women Are Not Roses,”
“Not Just Because My Husband Said.”
Sandra Cisneros, “My Wicked Wicked Ways,”
“For All Tuesday Travelers.”
Gary Soto, “Who Will Know Us?,”
“Moving Our Misery.”
Bernice Zamora, “Luciano.”
Lorna Dee Cervantes, “To We Who Were Saved by the Stars.”
Gloria Anzaldua, “To Live in the Borderlands Means You.”
Jimmy Santiago Baca, “Roots,”
“Accountability,”
“A Daily Joy to be Alive.” Drama
Estela Portillo Trambley,Sor Juana
Luis Valdez,Bernab�
Cuban-American Literature: A Brief Survey
Fiction
Cristina Garcia fromDreaming in Cuban
Oscar Hijuelos fromThe Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
Virgil Suarez from
Spared Angola: Memories of a Cuban-American Childhood: “La Ceiba: Tree of Life.” Pablo Medina from
The Marks of Birth: “The Birthmark.” Margarita Engle from
Singing to Cuba
Himilce Novas fromMangos, Bananas and Coconuts: A Cuban Love Story
Teresa Bevin from
Havana Split: “City of Giant Tinajones.” Jose Yglesias from
The Guns in the Closet: “The Place I Was Born,” “Celia's Family.” Poetry
Gustavo Perez Firmat “Bilingual Blues,”
“Dedication.”
Pablo Medina “The Exile,”
“Winter of a Rose.”
Ricardo Pau-Llosa “Foreign Language,”
“Minas de Cobre.”
Elias Miguel Munoz “Little Sister Born in this Land.”
Carolina Hospital “Dear T�a.” Drama
Dolores PridaBeautiful Se�oritas
Ren� Alom�A Little Something to Ease the Pain
Puerto-Rican American Literature: A Brief Survey
Fiction
Judith Ortiz Cofer fromThe Line of the Sun
Nicholassa Mohr fromNilda
Piri Thomas fromDown These Mean Streets
Jack Agueros fromDominoes and Other
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