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Conversations with Mexican American writers : languages and literatures in the borderlands / Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak, Nancy Sullivan.

Author/Creator:
Mermann-Jozwiak, Elisabeth.
Publication:
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxv, 161 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Mexican American authors -- Interviews.
Authors, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.
American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
Mexican American authors -- Political and social views.
American literature -- Mexican-American Border Region -- History and criticism.
Mexican Americans -- Intellectual life.
Mexican Americans in literature.
Summary:
Interviews with nine Mexican American authors conducted primarily in 2007.
Contents:
Stories that must be told: an introduction
The stuff that you pull out of your kischkas: conversation with Montserrat Fontes
Braiding languages, weaving cultures: conversation with Diana Montejano
You must be the change you wish to see in the world: conversation with Pat Mora
Between belonging and exile: conversation with Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Muy payasa: conversation with Sandra Cisneros
You carry the border with you: conversation with Helena María Viramontes
My grandmother makes the best tortillas and other stereotypes: conversation with Dagoberto Gilb
Testimonio, reconnection, and forgiveness: conversation with Norma ElÍa Cantú
Ay, el inglés tan bonito!: conversation with Denise Chávez.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Sullivan, Nancy, 1949-
ISBN:
9781604732146 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604732148 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781604732153 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1604732156 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
244293246
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