Presenting an up-to-date critical perspective as well as a cultural, political and historical context, this book is an excellent introduction to Mexican American literature, affording readers the major novels, drama and poetry. This volume presents fresh and original readings of major works, and with its historiographic and cultural analyses, impressively delivers key information to the reader.

chapter |5 pages


chapter 1|20 pages

The Chicano movement

chapter 2|13 pages

Chicana feminism

chapter 7|16 pages

The search for Aztlán

The Chicano nation

chapter 8|18 pages

Mestiza Aztlán

A nation without borders

chapter |5 pages