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Castillo, Ana

Works: 111 works in 406 publications in 5 languages and 17,104 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Poetry  Domestic fiction  Romance fiction  Juvenile works  Folklore  Narrative poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Autobiographies  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Speaker, Other, Interviewee, Translator, Creator
Classifications: PS3553.A8135, 813.54
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So far from God : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )
45 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,872 libraries worldwide
Tome is a small, outwardly sleepy hamlet in central New Mexico. In Ana Castillo's hands, though, it stands wondrously revealed as a place of marvels, teeming with life and with all manner of collisions: the past with the present, the real with the supernatural, the comic with the horrific, the Native American with the Hispano with the Anglo, the women with the men. With the talkative, intimate voice and the stylistic and narrative freedom of a Southwestern Cervantes, the
Peel my love like an onion : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )
34 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,461 libraries worldwide
A novel on a plucky flamenco dancer in Chicago. It follows her from her rise to fame despite a crippled leg from polio, to her descent as the polio returns, her two lovers abandon her and she is reduced to working in a sweatshop. But Carmen will recoup. By the author of So Far from God
The Mixquiahuala letters by Ana Castillo( Book )
22 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and Spanish and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Focusing on the relationship between two strong and fiercely independent women-Teresa, a writer, and Alicia, an artist-this epistolary novel, written as a tribute to Julio Cortazar's Hopscotch, examines Mexican and Latina forms of love, gender conflict, and female friendship--Cover
The guardians : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 904 libraries worldwide
When middle-aged teacher's assistant Regina discovers that her brother has vanished while crossing the border from Mexico to the United States, she and her nephew Gabo set out in search of him with the help of an eclectic cast of characters
Goddess of the Americas = La diosa de las Américas : writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe by Ana Castillo( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 863 libraries worldwide
The first book of its kind, Goddess of the Americas is a prismatic exploration of the mother goddess, the Virgin of Guadalupe, patron saint of Mexico, protector of the downtrodden - a perfect fusion of Aztec, indigenous, Catholic, and folkloric world traditions, who made her first miraculous appearance on American soil in 1531. Through a variety of forms - original essays, historical writings, fiction, drama, and poetry - the illustrious contributors to this volume
Massacre of the dreamers : essays on Xicanisma by Ana Castillo( Book )
24 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 846 libraries worldwide
The "I" in these critical essays by novelist, poet, scholar, and activist/curandera Ana Castillo is that of the Mexic-Amerindian woman living in the United States. The essays are addressed to everyone interested in the roots of the colonized woman's reality. Castillo introduces the term Xicanisma in a passionate call for a politically active, socially committed Chicana feminism. In "A Countryless Woman," Castillo outlines the experience of the brown woman in a racist society that recognizes race relations mostly as a black and white dilemma. Essays on the Watsonville strike, the early Chicano movement, and the roots of machismo illustrate the extent to which women still struggle against male dominance. Other essays suggest strategies for opposing the suppression of women's spirituality and sexuality by institutionalized religion and the state. These challenging essays will be a provocative guide for those who envision a new future for women as we face a new century
Loverboys : stories by Ana Castillo( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 726 libraries worldwide
Love and lust among Latinos--men, women, straight, gay and lesbian. The exception is Vatolandia, in which the heroine decides she would rather be lonely than go out with worthless men
My daughter, my son, the eagle the dove : an Aztec chant by Ana Castillo( Book )
7 editions published in 2000 in English and Spanish and held by 528 libraries worldwide
A time-honored tribute to a child on his or her way to adulthood, adapted from ancient Aztec chants
Watercolor women, opaque men : a novel in verse by Ana Castillo( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2017 in English and held by 515 libraries worldwide
"Urged on by the gods of the ancients, the heroine, known only as "Ella" or "She," narrates stories that illustrate what it means to be a marginalized brown woman or man at the threshold of the 21st century. Ella's life interweaves with those of others whose existences are often neglected, even denied, by society's status quo."--Back cover. A novel in verse
Sapogonia : (an anti-romance in 3/8 meter) by Ana Castillo( Book )
17 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 507 libraries worldwide
Castillo focuses on the complex issue of the internal civil war faced by peoples of mixed blood as she caputres the struggle of Maximo Madrigal and his obsession for Pastore Ake, a woman he can never hope to control
I ask the impossible : poems by Ana Castillo( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 499 libraries worldwide
A collection of poems covering the author's commitment to social justice, the sensual world, and the strength of women, six of which are written in Spanish with English translations
My father was a Toltec and selected poems, 1973-1988 by Ana Castillo( Book )
12 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
Ana Castillo has a deserved reputation as one of the country's most powerful and entrancing novelists, but she began her literary career as a poet of passion and uncompromising commitment. This collection brings back into print the best of her early work, including selected poems from The Invitation and Women Are Not Roses and the entire text of her landmark 1988 collection, My Father Was a Toltec. Whether invoking her origins as the daughter of a street warrior, a member of the Toltec gang in Chicago, or defining her own lyrical positions on a variety of social, political, sexual, and esthetic issues, Ana Castillo's poetic voice is unmistakably her own - and will be immediately recognizable to the lovers of her fiction
Give it to me : a novel by Ana Castillo( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
"Recently divorced, Palma, a forty-three-year-old Latina, takes stock of her life when she reconnects with her gangster younger cousin recently released from prison. Her sexual obsession with him flares as she checks out her other options, but their family secrets bring them together in unexpected ways. In this wildly entertaining and sexy novel, Castillo creates a memorable character with a flare for fashion, a longing for family, and a penchant for adventure"--
Keats, Poe, and the shaping of Cortázar's mythopoesis by Ana Castillo( Book )
15 editions published in 1981 in English and Spanish and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Women are not roses by Ana Castillo( Book )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
The sexuality of Latinas ( Book )
6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and Spanish and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Esta puente, mi espalda : voces de mujeres tercermundistas en los Estados Unidos by Cherríe Moraga( Book )
4 editions published in 1988 in Spanish and held by 176 libraries worldwide
The guardians : [a novel] by Ana Castillo( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Regina tries to confront the coyotes after her nephew goes missing trying to cross the border to work in the U.S
Psst-- I have something to tell you, mi amor : two plays by Ana Castillo( Book )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Carmen la Coja by Ana Castillo( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in Spanish and English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Equal parts soap opera, tragicomedy, and rhapsody, Carmen la coja is Ana Castillo's imaginative variation on the themes of Bizet's Carmen, set in the Latin community of Chicago and the seductive world of flamenco. Carmen "La Coja" Santos is a renowned local dancer who has long maintained an affair with the great Agustín, the married director of her troupe. An angry rivalry is sparked when she begins a passionate new liaison with Agustín's grandson, the gifted Manolo; her childhood polio returns; and her already aggravating relationship with her mother takes a difficult turn. But in the end, Carmen, unlike her namesake, finds her way back to happiness
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Alternative Names
Ana Castillo Amerikaans auteur
Ana Castillo amerikai novellaíró, esszéíró
Ana Castillo novelist, poet, essayist, short story writer
Ana Castillo US-amerikanische Feministin, Schriftstellerin
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Hernández, Ana María
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English (248)
Spanish (50)
German (6)
Turkish (1)
Dutch (1)
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