The Chicano Movement: A Historical Exploration of Literature (Historical Explorations of Literature) (Hardcover)

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This book furthers appreciation of key pieces in American literature from the Chicano Movement by placing them in the context of history, society, and culture.

Part of Greenwood's new Historical Exploration of Literature series, this book provides teachers with ready-reference works that align language arts and social studies standards for secondary classes on the topic of the Chicano Movement. It will serve to help students better understand key pieces in American literature from the Chicano Movement by putting them in the context of history, society, and culture through historical context essays, literary analysis, chronologies, documents, and suggestions for discussion and further research.

The book includes works such as Bless Me ltima by Rudolfo Anaya (1972), This Migrant Earth by Tom's Rivera (1970), The Revolt of the Cockroach People by Oscar Z. Acosta (1973), and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros (1984). The book also supplies additional information in the form of chronologies, historical context essays, and primary document excerpts that support understanding of the historical period, as well as materials such as activities, lesson plans, discussion questions, topics for further research, and suggested readings.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781610697071
ISBN-10: 1610697073
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2017
Pages: 208
Language: English
Series: Historical Explorations of Literature