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Herencia : the anthology of Hispanic literature of the United States

Author: Nicolás Kanellos; Kenya Dworkin y Méndez; Alejandra Balestra
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project publication.
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Herencia (meaning "inheritance" or "heritage") is the first anthology to bring together literature from the entire history of Hispanic writing in the United States, from the age of exploration to the present. The product of a ten-year project involving hundreds of scholars nationwide, Herencia spans over three centuries and includes writers from all the major Hispanic ethnic communities, and writing from diverse  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
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Anthologies Traductions anglaises
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herencia.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606560973
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolás Kanellos; Kenya Dworkin y Méndez; Alejandra Balestra
ISBN: 0195138244 9780195138245 0195138252 9780195138252
OCLC Number: 46858566
Notes: "Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary heritage."
Description: xii, 644 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Overview of Hispanic literature in the United States --
The literature of exploration and colonization --
Native literature. Toward a mestizo culture ; Memories of things past ; Roots of resistance ; Defending cultural and civil rights ; Preserving cultural traditions ; Militant aesthetics ; Contemporary reflections on identity ; Rites of passage ; New directions in poetry --
The literature of immigration. Encounters with the modern city ; Negotiating new realities ; Early perspectives on class and gender ; Editorial discontent ; Cultural (dis)junctures ; Reflections on the dislocated self --
The literature of exile. Struggle for Spanish-American independence ; Hymn of the exile ; Against tyranny ; Contemporary exiles --
Epilogue : sin fronteras, beyond boundaries.
Series Title: Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project publication.
Responsibility: editor, Nicolás Kanellos ; co-editors, Kenya Dworkin y Méndez [and others] ; coordinator, Alejandra Balestra.
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