The desire for this ebook grew to become obvious to Bruce-Novoa while he first taught a Chicano tradition direction in 1970. His scholars may perhaps locate no resource to meet their interest approximately Chicano writers' backgrounds, critiques, and attitudes. Chicano Authors: Inquiry by means of Interview presents that information.
Fourteen top Chicano authors reply to questions about their own and academic backgrounds, their conception of the position of the Chicano author, and their review of the literary, linguistic, and sociocultural value of Chicano literature. The authors integrated are José Antonio Villarreal, Rolando Hinojosa, Sergio Elizondo, Miguel Méndez M., Abelardo Delgado, José Montoya, Tomás Rivera, Estela Portillo, Rudolfo A. Anaya, Bernice Zamora, Ricardo Sánchez, Ron Arias, Tino Villanueva, and Alurista.
Each interview is preceded through a quick introductory word which locates the writer within the context of Chicano literature and gives a feeling of his or her writing. additionally integrated are a common advent to Chicano literature, a chronological chart of courses by means of style, and a particular bibliography. the amount could be a vital study software for the scholar of Chicano literature and tradition and an invaluable advent for the final reader.
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Chicano Authors: Inquiry by Interview by Bruce-Novoa