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The Resource Hispanic literature of the United States : a comprehensive reference, Nicolás Kanellos

Hispanic literature of the United States : a comprehensive reference, Nicolás Kanellos

Label
Hispanic literature of the United States : a comprehensive reference
Title
Hispanic literature of the United States
Title remainder
a comprehensive reference
Statement of responsibility
Nicolás Kanellos
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Hispanic literature in the United States is covered from the Spanish colonial period to the present. A detailed historical overview and a separate survey of Hispanic drama provide researchers and general readers with indispensable information and insight into Hispanic literature. An extensive chronology traces the development of Hispanic literature and culture in the United States from 1942 to 2002, providing the context within which such Hispanic writers such as Sandra Cisneros, Rodolfo Anaya, and Oscar Hijuelos have worked."
  • "Biographical entries describe the careers, importance, and major works of notable Hispanic novelists, poets, and playwrights writing in English or Spanish. A comprehensive up-to-date bibliography lists primary sources
  • Essays detail the most important past and current trends in Hispanic literature, including bilingualism, Chicaho literature, children's literature, exile literature, folklore, immigrant literature. Nuyorican literature, poetry and women and feminism in Hispanic literature. More than 100 exceptional illustrations of writers, plays in performance, and first editions of important works are included."--Jacket
  • "Providing a detailed historical overview of Hispanic literature in the United States from the Spanish colonial period to the present, this extensive chronology provides the context within which such writers as Sandra Cisneros, Rodolfo Anaya, and Oscar Hijuelos have worked. Hispanic literature in the United States is covered from the Spanish colonial period to the present. A detailed historical overview and a separate survey of Hispanic drama provide researchers and general readers with indispensable information and insight into Hispanic literature. An extensive chronology traces the development of Hispanic literature and culture in the United States from 1492 to 2002, providing the context within which such Hispanic writers such as Sandra Cisneros, Rodolfo Anaya, and Oscar Hijuelos have worked. Topics include an overview and chronology of Hispanic literature in the United States, a who's who of Hispanic authors, significant trends, movements, and themes, publishing trends, an overview of Hispanic drama, and the 100 essential Hispanic literary works. Biographical entries describe the careers, importance, and major works of notable Hispanic novelists, poets, and playwrights writing in English or Spanish. A comprehensive, up-to-date bibliography lists primary sources. Essays detail the most important past and current trends in Hispanic literature, including bilingualism, Chicano literature, children's literature, exile literature, folklore, immigrant literature, Nuyorican literature, poetry, and women and feminism in Hispanic literature. More than 100 exceptional illustrations of writers, plays in performance, and first editions of important works are included"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kanellos, Nicolás
Dewey number
810.9/868
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.H56
LC item number
K36 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Hispanic Americans
  • Hispanic Americans in literature
  • Littérature américaine
  • Américains d'origine latino-américaine
  • Américains d'origine latino-américaine dans la littérature
  • Letterkunde
  • Spaans
  • Amerikaans
  • Spaanse Amerikanen
  • Écrivains américains d'origine hispanoaméricaine
  • Américains d'origine latino-américaine
Label
Hispanic literature of the United States : a comprehensive reference, Nicolás Kanellos
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"An Oryx book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-290) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview of Hispanic literature of the United States -- Chronology of Hispanic literature and culture of the United States -- Who's who of Hispanic authors of the United States -- Significant trends, movements, and themes in Hispanic literature of the United States -- Publishing trends -- Overview of Hispanic drama -- 100 essential Hispanic literary works
Control code
52047374
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
x, 314 pages
Isbn
9781573565585
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003048542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)52047374
Label
Hispanic literature of the United States : a comprehensive reference, Nicolás Kanellos
Publication
Note
"An Oryx book."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-290) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Overview of Hispanic literature of the United States -- Chronology of Hispanic literature and culture of the United States -- Who's who of Hispanic authors of the United States -- Significant trends, movements, and themes in Hispanic literature of the United States -- Publishing trends -- Overview of Hispanic drama -- 100 essential Hispanic literary works
Control code
52047374
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
x, 314 pages
Isbn
9781573565585
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2003048542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)52047374

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