Chicana Writes

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María Herrera-Sobek, Helena María Viramontes
Third Woman Press, 1995 - Literary Criticism - 312 pages
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Fiction. Since 1982 Maria Herrera-Sobek and Helena Maria Viramontes have been instrumental in bringing together the most salient artists, filmmakers, poets, novelists, as well as literary and film critics in the field of Chicana Studies at the University of California at Irvine. The present volume weaves together, through original work and critique, the cultural production of some of the most important Chicana writers and filmmakers of our time.

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Acknowledgements
11
Bemice Zamora
35
Elba Rosario Sanchez
51
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About the author (1995)

Maria Herrera-Sobek teaches Chicano studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she holds the Luis Leal Endowed Chair.

Helena Maria Viramontes is the acclaimed author of "The Moths and Other Storie"s and "Under the Feet of Jesus"; and the coeditor of two collections: "Chicana (W)Rites: On Word and Film" and "Chicana Creativity and Criticism". She is the recipient of the 2006 Luis Leal Award and the John Dos Passos Award for Literature, and her short stories and essays have been widely anthologized and adopted for classroom use and university study. Viramontes lives in Ithaca, New York, where she is a professor in the Department of English at Cornell University.

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