Nepantla familias : an anthology of Mexican American literature on families in between worlds (Book, 2021) [WorldCat.org]
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Nepantla familias : an anthology of Mexican American literature on families in between worlds

Author: Sergio Troncoso
Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2021]
Series: Wittliff Collections literary series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Mixed form : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Nepantla Familias brings together Mexican American narratives that explore and negotiate the many permutations of living in between different worlds: how the authors or their characters create or fail to create, a cohesive identity amid the contradictions in their lives. Nepantla or living in the inbetween space of the borderland is the focus of this anthology. The essays, poems, and short stories explore the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Essays
Poetry
Short stories
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sergio Troncoso
ISBN: 9781623499631 1623499631 9781623499648 162349964X
OCLC Number: 1224045109
Description: 245 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Sergio Troncoso --
Nonfiction: Here, there / David Dorado Romo --
Life as Crossing Borders / Sergio Troncoso --
Losing my Mother Tongue / Reyna Grande --
Día de Muertos / Stephanie Elizondo Griest --
Calle Martín de Zavala / Francisco Cantú --
The Wonder Woman T-Shirt / Rigoberto González --
In(toxic)ated Masculinity / Alex Espinoza --
Piacularis / Domingo Martinez --
All the Pretty Ponies / Oscar Cásares --
Nobody's Favorite / Lorraine M. López --
Elote Man / David Dominguez --
Paco / Stephanie Li --
The Hole in the House / Sheryl Luna --
Letter to the Student Who Asks Me How I Managed to Do It / José Antonio Rodríguez --
Poetry: The Last Time I Went to Church / José Antonio Rodríguez --
Duty / Sheryl Luna --
Self-Portrait in the Year of the Dog / Deborah Paredez --
Why You Never Get in a Fight in Elementary School / Octavio Quintanilla --
Jarcería Shop / Sandra Cisneros --
Garden of Gethsemane / Diana Marie Delgado --
You're tired of your life / Octavio Quintanilla --
The Soul / Diana Marie Delgado --
Fiction : Dutiful Daughter / Diana López --
Melancholy Baby / Severo Perez --
Mundo Means World / Octavio Solis --
Border as Womb Emptied of Night and Swallows / ire'ne lara silva --
Family Unit / Rubén Degollado --
The Surprise Trancazo / Helena María Viramontes --
Mujeres Matadas / Daniel Chacón --
The Astronaut / Matt Mendez --
About the Editor --
About the Contributors.
Series Title: Wittliff Collections literary series.
Responsibility: edited by Sergio Troncoso.

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Brings together Mexican American narratives that explore and negotiate the many permutations of living in between different worlds - how the authors or their characters create, or fail to create, a  Read more...

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