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Antologia Vintage Espanol de literatura mexicana y chicana contemporánea

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A medida que los descendientes de inmigrantes mexicanos se han ido estableciendo por todo Estados Unidos, ha surgido una gran literatura, pero sus similaridades con la literatura de México han pasado inadvertidas. En Voces sin fronteras, la primera antología que combina la literatura de ambos lados de la frontera méxico-americana, Cristina García nos presenta un diálogo intercultural de una rica diversidad.

Voces históricas de maestros mexicanos como Carlos Fuentes, Elena Poniatowska y Juan Rulfo se entrelazan contínuamente con voces magistrales de chicanos como Sandra Cisneros, Rudolfo Anaya y Gloria Anzaldœa para formar una vibrante tela bilingüe y bicultural. El resultado es esta memorable colección de obras de ficción, ensayos y poesía que brinda una perspectiva emocionantemente nueva de nuestro continente —y de la mejor literatura contemporánea.


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A medida que los descendientes de inmigrantes mexicanos se han ido estableciendo por todo Estados Unidos, ha surgido una gran literatura, pero sus similaridades con la literatura de México han pasado inadvertidas. En Voces sin fronteras, la primera antología que combina la literatura de ambos lados de la frontera méxico-americana, Cristina García nos presenta un diálogo intercultural de una rica diversidad.

Voces históricas de maestros mexicanos como Carlos Fuentes, Elena Poniatowska y Juan Rulfo se entrelazan contínuamente con voces magistrales de chicanos como Sandra Cisneros, Rudolfo Anaya y Gloria Anzaldœa para formar una vibrante tela bilingüe y bicultural. El resultado es esta memorable colección de obras de ficción, ensayos y poesía que brinda una perspectiva emocionantemente nueva de nuestro continente —y de la mejor literatura contemporánea.


From the Trade Paperback edition.
Product Details
Paperback (288 pages)
Published: April 10, 2007
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint: Vintage
ISBN: 9781400077199
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