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Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings - an Anthology

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MANY CULTURES * ONE WORLD

"Boricua is what Puerto Ricans call one another as a term of endearment, respect, and cultural affirmation; it is a timeless declaration that transcends gender and color. Boricua is a powerful word that tells the origin and history of the Puerto Rican people."

--From the Introduction

From the sun-drenched beaches of a beautiful, flamboyan-covered island to the cool, hard pavement of the fierce South Bronx, the remarkable journey of the Puerto Rican people is a rich story full of daring defiance, courageous strength, fierce passions, and dangerous politics--and it is a story that continues to be told today. Long ignored by Anglo literature studies, here are more than fifty selections of poetry, fiction, plays, essays, monologues, screenplays, and speeches from some of the most vibrant and original voices in Puerto Rican literature.

* Jack Agüeros * Miguel Algarín * Julia de Burgos * Pedro Albizu Campos * Lucky CienFuegos * Judith Ortiz Cofer * Jesus Colon * Victor Hern ndez Cruz * José de Diego * Martin Espada * Sandra Maria Esteves * Ronald Fernandez * José Luis Gonzalez * Migene Gonzalez-Wippler * Maria Graniela de Pruetzel * Pablo Guzman * Felipe Luciano * René Marqués * Luis Muñoz Marín * Nicholasa Mohr * Aurora Levins Morales * Martita Morales * Rosario Morales * Willie Perdomo * Pedro Pietri * Miguel Piñero * Reinaldo Povod * Freddie Prinze * Geraldo Rivera * Abraham Rodriguez, Jr. * Clara E. Rodriguez * Esmeralda Santiago * Roberto Santiago * Pedro Juan Soto * Piri Thomas * Edwin Torres * José Torres * Joseph B. Vasquez * Ana Lydia Vega

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"Selection of poetry, stories, drama, and essays by 40 Puerto Rican writers, late-19th - late-20th centuries. Organized into thematic categories such as 'History and Politics' and 'Anxiety and Assimilation.' Introduction by Santiago makes clear his goal,t

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Prologue: Catharsis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307554833
Subtitle:
Influential Puerto Rican writings--an Anthology
Publisher:
One World
Author:
Santiago, Roberto
Subject:
Social Science : Minority Studies - General
Subject:
Social Science : Ethnic Studies - General
Subject:
Fiction : Classics
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19950911
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
357

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » General
History and Social Science » Ethnic Studies » Immigration
Humanities » Literary Criticism » General

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