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A Luis Leal reader

Author: Luis Leal; Ilan Stavans
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2007.
Series: Latino voices.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bringing together a representative selection of Leal's writings from the past sixty years, this volume, edited by the distinguished cultural critic Ilan Stavans, is at once a wide-ranging introduction to the most influential scholar of Latino literature and a critical history of the field as it emerged and developed through the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leal, Luis, 1907-2010.
Luis Leal reader.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607934258
Online version:
Leal, Luis, 1907-2010.
Luis Leal reader.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608324451
Named Person: Luis Leal
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Luis Leal; Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 9780810124189 0810124181
OCLC Number: 122291628
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xv, 461 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The day I was Luis Leal --
In search of Aztlán --
A historical perspective --
The problem of identifying Chicano literature --
Into the labyrinth --
Truth-telling tongues --
Lo real maravilloso in Nuevo México --
The Spanish-language press --
El paso y la huella --
Bernardo de Balbuena --
Gaspar Pérez de Villagrá --
La Conquistadora --
Félix Varela --
Miguel Antonio Otero --
Mariano Azuela --
María Cristina Mena --
José Rubén Romero --
Pedro Henríquez Ureña --
Octavio Paz --
Juan Rulfo --
Carlos Fuentes --
José A. Montoya --
Tomás Rivera --
Américo Paredes --
Rolando Hinojosa-Smith --
Rudolfo Anaya --
Sandra Cisneros --
La Malinche --
Other female archetypes --
Mexico's centrifugal culture --
Aspects of the Mexican novel --
Magic realism --
African influences --
Tlatelolco, Tlatelolco --
The ugly American --
Octavio Paz and the chicano --
Mirror, mirror --
Beyond myths and borders.
Series Title: Latino voices.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Ilan Stavans.
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Since his first publication in 1942, Luis Leal has likely done more than any other writer or scholar to foster a critical appreciation of Mexican, Chicano, and Latin American literature and culture.  Read more...

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