Synopses & Reviews
This groundbreaking Norton Anthology includes the work of
"Ilan Stavans has spread a feast of Latino literature before us. It promises to educate, inspire and change us. Just as the South American literary "boom" of the '60s enriched our literature beyond measure, the recognition of Latino literature promises to open our minds and our hearts to the Spanish language literature being made all around us. This book is a cause for celebration." Erica Jong
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 Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. He is the author of many books, including Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language and A Most Imperfect Union. He is also general editor of The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature.Edna Acosta-Belén is the Chair of the Department of Latin American, Caribbean, and U. S. Latino Studies as well as the Director of the Center for Latino, Latin American, and Caribbean Studies at the University at Albany, State University of New York.Harold Augenbraum is the Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.Maria Herrera-Sobek, Professor of Chicano Studies, is the Luis Leal Endowed Chair at the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Associate Director of the Center for Chicano Studies. A renowned literary critic, poet, and folklore specialist, Dr. Herrera-Sobek has published numerous books, articles, and scholarly essays.Rolando Hinojosa is a novelist, essayist, poet, and the Ellen Clayton Garwood Professor in the English Department at the University of Texas at Austin.Gustavo Pérez Firmat is the David Feinson Professor of Humanities at Columbia University. He is the author of several books of literary and cultural criticism, four collections of poetry, a novel, and a memoir. He divides his time between New York City and Chapel Hill, North Carolina.