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Conversations with Mexican American writers : languages and literatures in the borderlands /
Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak, Nancy Sullivan.
imprint
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009.
description
xxv, 161 p.
ISBN
1604732148 (cloth : alk. paper), 1604732156 (pbk. : alk. paper), 9781604732146 (cloth : alk. paper), 9781604732153 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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imprint
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2009.
isbn
1604732148 (cloth : alk. paper)
1604732156 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781604732146 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781604732153 (pbk. : alk. paper)
contents note
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.
abstract
Interviews with nine Mexican American authors conducted primarily in 2007.
catalogue key
6825177
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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