Dictionary of Chicano Folklore
Entries cover specific regions, genres of folk speech, folk narrative, cultural traditions, artifacts, foods, ceremonies, rites, and define contemporary Hispanic terms ranging from duendes, pintos, and las posadas to pachucos, low riders, and Zozobra.
The "Dictionary of Chicano Folklore" is the perfect resource for high school and undergraduate students interested in Chicano culture or for scholars seeking bibliographic material.
What people are saying - Write a review
Dictionary of Chicano folkloreUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This inclusive lexicon offers terms associated with the Chicano population and its history, experiences, and customs, though the focus is on Mexican Americans who came of age in the 1960s in the ... Read full review
El Abuelo Grandfather
Ay Vienen los Yankees Here
El Coco Bogeyman
Con Safos Dont Mess with This
Los Lobos The Wolves
Mai Ojo Evil Eye
Los Matachines Dancers
Dcimas Poetic Narratives
El Diez y Seis de Septiembre The
El Teatro Campesino Farmworkers
Tfo Taco A Traitor
Other editions - View all
Chicano Folklore: A Guide to the Folktales, Traditions, Rituals and ...
Limited preview - 2000