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The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature (Norton Anthology)by Ilan Stavans
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This groundbreaking Norton Anthology includes the work of 201 Latino writers from Chicano, Cuban-, Puerto Rican-, and Dominican-American traditions, as well as writing from other Spanish-speaking countries. Under the general editorship of award-winning cultural critic Ilan Stavans, traces four centuries of writing, from letters to the Spanish crown by sixteenth-century conquistadors to the cutting-edge expressions of twenty-first-century cartoonistas and artists of reggaeton. In six chronological sections--Colonization, Annexation, Acculturation, Upheaval, Into the Mainstream, and Popular Traditions--it encompasses all genres, featuring such writers as José Martí, William Carlos Williams, Julia Alvarez, Oscar Hijuelos, Cristina García, Piri Thomas, Esmeralda Santiago, and Junot Díaz. Twelve years in the making, sheds new light on "nuestra America" through a gathering of writing unprecedented in scope and vitality.
A dazzling and definitive compendium of the Latino literary tradition.
This edition is a dazzling and definitive compendium of the Latino literary tradition.
About the Author
Ilan Stavansis the Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. An award-winning writer and public television host, his books include Growing Up Latinoand Spanglish. A native of Mexico City, he lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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