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Exploding borderlands

Author: Mary Kadderly; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Annenberg/CPB.
Publisher: South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, ©2003.
Series: American passages : a literary survey, 2.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : English
Database:WorldCat
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Explores contemporary Chicano/a literature and culture, which arose from the literary history that began with the narratives of Spanish explorers, such as Bernal Díaz del Castillo and Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca. Tells the stories of Díaz del Castillo and Cabeza de Vaca and explains how these writers helped begin a uniquely Latino and American literary tradition. Discusses Americo Paredes's celebrations of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Digital video
Streaming multimedia
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Interviews
Named Person: Bernal Díaz del Castillo; Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca; Américo Paredes; Américo Paredes; Gloria Anzaldúa; Gloria Anzaldúa
Material Type: Videorecording, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Kadderly; Oregon Public Broadcasting.; Annenberg/CPB.
OCLC Number: 159982702
Language Note: Closed captioned.
Notes: The American Passages website features the instructor's guide, an easy-to-use slideshow tool, and an archive containing over 3000 items, including visual art items, historical documents, material culture items, literary texts, photographs, music recordings, recordings of author and critic interviews, and recordings of literary texts.
Performer(s): Narrated by Mary Kadderly.
Target Audience: High school/college.; 11-12+.
Details: Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Series Title: American passages : a literary survey, 2.
Responsibility: produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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Explores contemporary Chicano/a literature and culture, which arose from the literary history that began with the narratives of Spanish explorers, such as Bernal Díaz del Castillo and Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca. Tells the stories of Díaz del Castillo and Cabeza de Vaca and explains how these writers helped begin a uniquely Latino and American literary tradition. Discusses Americo Paredes's celebrations of mestizo culture and his novel, "George Washington Gómez", the coming of age story about a boy in the borderlands. Examines Gloria Anzaldúa's "Borderlands/La Frontera", which deals with geographical, racial, and gender borders and gives a voice to Mexican American women.

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