Bless Me Ultima

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Languange : en
Publisher by : Grand Central Publishing
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 90
Total Download : 750
File Size : 53,7 Mb
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Description : Stories filled with wonder and the haunting beauty of his culture have helped make Rudolfo Anaya the father of Chicano literature in English, and his tales fairly shimmer with the lyric richness of his prose. Acclaimed in both Spanish and English, Anaya is perhaps best loved for his classic bestseller ... Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will test the bonds that tie him to his people, and discover himself in the pagan past, in his father's wisdom, and in his mother's Catholicism. And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world-and will nurture the birth of his soul. (68,000 words)


Critical Approaches To Teaching The High School Novel

Author by : Crag Hill
Languange : en
Publisher by : Routledge
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 46
Total Download : 130
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Description : This edited collection will turn a critical spotlight on the set of texts that has constituted the high school canon of literature for decades. By employing a set of fresh, vibrant critical lenses—such as youth studies and disabilities studies— that are often unfamiliar to advanced students and scholars of secondary English, this book provides divergent approaches to traditional readings and pedagogical practices surrounding these familiar works. By introducing and applying these interpretive frames to the field of secondary English education, this book demonstrates that there is more to say about these texts, ways to productively problematize them, and to reconfigure how they may be read and used in the classroom.


Reading Amy Tan

Author by : Lan Dong
Languange : en
Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 55
Total Download : 338
File Size : 49,5 Mb
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Description : Presents a critical introduction to the work of the Chinese-American author, discussing her five novels, her short stories, her characters, language, and major themes.


Heart Of Aztlan

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Languange : en
Publisher by : Open Road Media
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 13
Total Download : 605
File Size : 44,9 Mb
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Description : A novel of myth, magic, and migration set in a mid-twentieth-century New Mexico barrio, by the award-winning author of Bless Me, Ultima. Today is the day Benjie Chávez and his family will leave the town of Guadalupe behind. Far from the land of the eagle and the nopal, they travel west to find a new home of opportunity. But adapting to the big, impersonal city of Albuquerque is no easy task. As both life and death come to the barrio, a blind seer named Crispin arrives in the Chávezes’ world. At first everyone dismisses his stories about an elusive place called Aztlán as the ramblings of an old man. But gradually, they come to realize that he can see what they cannot. With his potent blend of earthy prose and magic realism, bestselling author Rudolfo Anaya excavates his country’s legends to tell a spellbinding story of myth and migration, love and loss. Heart of Atzlán is a hopeful and heartbreaking novel about people in search of the shimmering mirage of a better life—and the land that keeps calling them back.


Deeper Reading

Author by : Kelly Gallagher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Stenhouse Publishers
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 23
Total Download : 911
File Size : 52,9 Mb
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Description : Identifies the elements of an effective reading lesson, and presents strategies teachers may use to help secondary students read and understand challenging fiction and nonfiction books.


Reforma Newsletter

Author by :
Languange : en
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 63
Total Download : 115
File Size : 42,8 Mb
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Aztl N

Author by : Rudolfo Anaya
Languange : en
Publisher by : University of New Mexico Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 19
Total Download : 964
File Size : 42,9 Mb
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Description : During the Chicano Movement in the 1960s and 1970s, the idea of Aztlán, homeland of the ancient Aztecs, served as a unifying force in an emerging cultural renaissance. Does the term remain useful? This expanded new edition of the classic 1989 collection of essays about Aztlán weighs its value. To encompass new developments in the discourse the editors have added six new essays.


Women In Literature

Author by : Jerilyn Fisher
Languange : en
Publisher by : Greenwood Publishing Group
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 99
Total Download : 760
File Size : 50,8 Mb
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Description : Looks at gender-related themes in ninety-six of the most frequently taught works of fiction, including "Anna Karenina," "Brave New World," "Great Expectations," and "Lord of the Flies."


Cuentos Chicanos

Author by : Rudolfo A. Anaya
Languange : en
Publisher by : UNM Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 75
Total Download : 329
File Size : 42,8 Mb
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Description : Gathers stories about a writer visiting Mexico, an hermaphrodite, conversations at the barbershop, a woman's exhibitionist son, a girl's search for her natural father, and a series of suicide attempts


Sacred Latin Poetry

Author by : Richard Chenevix Trench
Languange : la
Publisher by :
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 50
Total Download : 995
File Size : 46,7 Mb
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