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A panorama of literature by Latinos, whether born or resident in the United States.
This volume, documenting the linguistic and cultural diversity of Latino literary output in the United States, offers an exciting introduction for non-specialist readers. Unique in its scope and perspective, it focuses on variousliterary genres, and cinema, related to Latinos. Each essay considers not only Latino writers who were born or raised in the United States, but also Latin American writers who took up residence in the United States but may also beconsidered part of the literary scene of their countries of origin. Rather than follow one specific mode of organization and presentation, each contributor has offered his or her original perspective on the subject matter or theme. The result is an inclusive spectrum of the voices of the U.S. Latin American diaspora, illuminating the rich and complex culture of Latinos.
Carlota Caulfield is Professor of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies at Mills College, California.
Dari n J. Davis is Associate Professor of History and Latin American Studies at Middlebury College, Vermont.
CONTRIBUTORS: Eva Bueno, Carlota Caulfield, Elizabeth Coonrod Mart nez, Dari nJ. Davis, Jorge Febles, Lydia Gil, Armando Gonz lez-P rez, Patricia M. Montilla, Vincent Spina, Antonio Tosta, Sergio Waisman.