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Sanctuaries of the Heart

Author : Margarita Cota-C‡rdenas
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"By depicting the strength of Petra and other Chicanas, Margarita Cota-Cardenas addresses the complexities of life in an important period of time for the development of Chicana/o consciousness. As her characters grapple with issues of family, abuse, and loss, they combine the traits of saints and devils, heroes and villains to show that the representation of life is as complex as life itself."--BOOK JACKET.

World Literature in Spanish An Encyclopedia 3 volumes

Author : Maureen Ihrie
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Containing roughly 850 entries about Spanish-language literature throughout the world, this expansive work provides coverage of the varied countries, ethnicities, time periods, literary movements, and genres of these writings. • Contains roughly 850 A–Z entries related to Spanish-language literature and related topics throughout the world, from the Middle Ages up to the present day • Includes contributions from nearly 200 scholars from the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Australia • Provides bibliographies containing major English-language print reference works, free electronic sources with peer-reviewed information, major academic websites, and well-established electronic journals • Contains an extended glossary of literary and cultural terms such as "subaltern" and basic cultural features of Hispanic society, such as "el barrio" and "Negrismo" • Includes a chronological appendix containing entries organized by date

World Literature in Spanish G Q

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Contains roughly 850 entries on both major and minor authors, themes, genres, and topics of Spanish literature from the Middle Ages to the present day. Describes the growing diversity within national borders, the increasing interdependence among nations, and the myriad impacts of Spanish literature across the globe.

Chicano and Chicana Literature

Author : Charles M. Tatum
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The literary culture of the Spanish-speaking Southwest has its origins in a harsh frontier environment marked by episodes of intense cultural conflict, and much of the literature seeks to capture the epic experiences of conquest and settlement. The Chicano literary canon has evolved rapidly over four centuries to become one of the most dynamic, growing, and vital parts of what we know as contemporary U.S. literature. In this comprehensive examination of Chicano and Chicana literature, Charles M. Tatum brings a new and refreshing perspective to the ethnic identity of Mexican Americans. From the earliest sixteenth-century chronicles of the Spanish Period, to the poetry and narrative fiction of the second half of the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century, and then to the flowering of all literary genres in the post–Chicano Movement years, Chicano/a literature amply reflects the hopes and aspirations as well as the frustrations and disillusionments of an often marginalized population. Exploring the work of Rudolfo Anaya, Sandra Cisneros, Luis Alberto Urrea, and many more, Tatum examines the important social, historical, and cultural contexts in which the writing evolved, paying special attention to the Chicano Movement and the flourishing of literary texts during the 1960s and early 1970s. Chapters provide an overview of the most important theoretical and critical approaches employed by scholars over the past forty years and survey the major trends and themes in contemporary autobiography, memoir, fiction, and poetry. The most complete and up-to-date introduction to Chicana/o literature available, this book will be an ideal reference for scholars of Hispanic and American literature. Discussion questions and suggested reading included at the end of each chapter are especially suited for classroom use.

With a Book in Their Hands

Author : Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez
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First Place Winner of the 2015 International Latino Book Award for Best Latino Focused Nonfiction Book Literary history is a history of reading. What happens during the act of reading is the subject of the branch of literary scholarship known as reader-response theory. Does the text guide the reader? Does the reader operate independently of the text? Questions like these shape the approach of the essays in this book, edited by a scholar known for his groundbreaking work in using reader-response theory as a window into Chicana and Chicano literature. Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez has overseen several research projects aimed at documenting Chicana and Chicano reading practices and experiences. Here he gathers diverse and passionate accounts of reading drawn from that research. For many, books served as refuges from the sorrows of a childhood marked by violence or parental abandonment. Several of the contributors here salute the roles of teachers in introducing poetry and stories into their lives.

MultiCultural Review

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Esoteric Course of Kabalah Bilingual

Author : Daath Gnosis
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A Concise book on Kabalah and Tarot by Samael Aun Weor first published in 1969. In its paragraphs are the whole path very well written but very concrete and very raw. There is more than enough information in order to clarify the priorities to which this study applies (illustrated with the 22 "official" Tarot Trumps of the Gnostic Movement drawn by Iglasias Janeiro).Also includes a sizable editor's Appendix with the following texts:-Sepher Yetzirah-The Twelve Keys of Basil Valentine-Viridarium Chymicum-Tarot Prediction.Libro conciso y auténtico sobre Kábala y Tarot por Samael Aun Weor primero publicado en 1969. En sus párrafos está todo el camino no precisamente muy bien escrito pero sí muy concreto y muy crudo. Más que suficiente para aclararle las prioridades al que vale para esto (está ilustrado con los 22 arcanos del Tarot "oficial" del Movimiento Gnóstico dibujado por Iglesias Janeiro). Reproducción del segunda edición de 1977.

The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latino Literature

Author : Nicolás Kanellos
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Entries cover individual writers, themes, concepts, genres, historical events and topics, movements, associations and organizations, ethnic and national literatures, and publishers and magazines.

Rain Taxi Review of Books

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