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Islas, Arturo 1938-1991

Overview
Works: 25 works in 70 publications in 3 languages and 4,519 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3559.S44, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Arturo Islas
The rain god : a desert tale by Arturo Islas( Book )

17 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and Dutch and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een ingrijpende operatie doet een Amerikaanse academicus van Mexicaanse origine terugdenken aan zijn kleurrijke familie
Migrant souls : a novel by Arturo Islas( Book )

11 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arturo Islas : the uncollected works by Arturo Islas( Book )

6 editions published in 2003 in Spanish and English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of never-before-published short fiction, poetry, and essays by the author of The Rain God.These early works demonstrate the path that Islas would cut for gay Latino writers
La Mollie and the king of tears : a novel by Arturo Islas( Book )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet Louie Mendoza, a jazz musician who likes to talk--who can't seem to stop talking for the life of him, in fact. It's 1973, the comet Kahoutek is coming, and the world may be about to end. It doesn't quite end for Louie, but the morning hours find him at San Francisco General Hospital, telling his tale to a stranger while he waits to hear the fate of his lover, La Mollie. As Louie recounts his journey from her apartment to his gig in the Mission District, a shooting, a broken leg and his frustrated efforts to find his way home, he lets us in on what's brought him to this place, this moment, and his love for this woman"--Amazon.com
On the bridge, at the border : migrants and immigrants by Arturo Islas( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An excerpt from Migrant souls by Arturo Islas( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writing from a dual perspective by Arturo Islas( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

La Mollie and the king of tears a novel by Arturo Islas( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The uncollected works by Arturo Islas( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Arturo Islas papers by Arturo Islas( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Personal and professional papers including correspondence, literary manuscripts (including DAY OF THE DEAD, THE RAIN GOD, THE KING OF TEARS, and several short stories), literary criticism, files, course work notebooks (1960s), teaching material, photographs, etc. A later accession, 2000-272, includes journals and diaries, 1959-1991, as well as five photos, typescripts, 1989-1990, and some miscellaneous correspondence. There is no separate finding aid for this accession
Hector Torres papers by Hector Avalos Torres( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Autobiographical series contains personal correspondence, memorabilia, vitae, and notebooks. The notebooks contain Torres' thoughts on history, politics, and theory, including notes on grammar, French language, and notes to self, along with poetry. The Professional Work series contains correspondence, research, literary works, lectures, manuscripts, book proposals, conference material, written lectures, and a copy of Torres' dissertation, Bilingualism in Medieval England: The Old French and Middle English Versions of the Arcene Wisse. The third series Audio Recordings contains audio interviews with Chicano/a authors for Torres' book Conversations with Contemporary Chicana and Chicano Writers. Interviewees include authors Gloria Anzaldúa, Ana Castillo, Alma Cervantes, Sandra Cisneros, Erlinda Gonzales, Rolando Hinojosa Smith, Arturo Islas, Demetria Martinez, Pat Mora, Lourdes Portillo, Naomi Quiñones, Richard Rodriguez, and Gary Soto. Interviews include biographical information and examination of the writings of each author. Recordings also include poetry readings, Torres' lectures on English grammar, and a radio interview in which Torres discusses his book. The last series, University of New Mexico, contains correspondence and contracts with UNM and the UNM English Department, as well as student correspondence, evaluations, course materials including text notes, course syllabi and outlines, and lecture outlines
The work of Hortense Calisher: on middle ground by Arturo Islas( )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The rain god : a desert tale
Alternative Names
Arturo Islas American writer

Arturo Islas Amerikaans romanschrijver (1938-1991)

Languages
English (62)

Spanish (6)

Dutch (2)

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Arturo Islas : the uncollected worksLa Mollie and the king of tears : a novelLa Mollie and the king of tears a novelThe uncollected worksCritical mappings of Arturo Islas's fictions