Maria Herrera-Sobek

María Herrera-Sobek, Professor of Chicano Studies, is the Luis Leal Endowed Chair at UCSB and the Associate Director of the Center for Chicano Studies. She is co-organizing the East/West Chicano Institute to be held at Cornell University in conjunction with UCSB' Center for Chicano Studies. A renowned literary critic, poet, and folklore specialist, Dr. Herrera Sobek has published numerous books, articles and scholarly essays. Her books include The Bracero Experience: Elite Lore versus Folklore, Northward Bound: The Mexican Immigrant Experience in Ballad and Song, and The Mexican Corrido: A Feminist Analysis.
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Word Images

New Perspectives on Canícula and Other Works by Norma Elia Cantú

The University of Arizona Press

A collection of critical essays that for the first time unveil Norma Elia Cantú’s contribution as a folklorist, writer, scholar, and teacher. Word Images unites two valuable ways to view and use Cantú’s work: Part I comprises essays that individually examine Cantú’s oeuvre through critical analysis. Part II is dedicated to ideas and techniques to improve the use of this literature by teachers and professors, with a particular focus on tools for using Canícula.

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Chicana Creativity and Criticism

New Frontiers in American Literature

University of New Mexico Press
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