Norma Elia Cantú

Norma Elia Cantú is a professor of Latina/Latino studies and English at the University of Missouri, Kansas City.

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Barrio Dreams

Selected Plays

The University of Arizona Press

Silviana Wood’s teatro has elicited tears and laughter from audiences young and old. Barrio Dreams brings together for the first time the plays of Wood, one of Arizona’s foremost playwrights. Wood is acclaimed locally, regionally, and nationally as a playwright, actor, director, and activist.

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Meditación Fronteriza

Poems of Love, Life, and Labor

The University of Arizona Press

Meditación Fronteriza is a beautifully crafted exploration of life in the Texas-Mexico borderlands. Written by award-winning author Norma Elia Cantú, the poems flow from Spanish to English gracefully as they explore culture, traditions, and solidarity.

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A Novel

University of New Mexico Press

In Cantú's latest novel Nena must decide where she can best be true to her entire self: in Spain with Paco or in Laredo, her home, where her job and family await her return.

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Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera, Updated Edition

University of New Mexico Press

In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of the original publication, this updated edition includes newly written pieces as well as never-before-published images--culled from hundreds of the author's family photos--adding further depth and insight into this unique contribution to Chicana literature.

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Teaching Gloria E. Anzaldúa

Pedagogy and Practice for Our Classrooms and Communities

The University of Arizona Press

Teaching Gloria E. Anzaldúa provides pedagogical applications of Anzaldúa’s noted theories, including la facultad, the path of conocimiento, and autohistoria, among others. This text provides examples, lesson plans, and activities for scholars, professors, teachers, and community members in various disciplines—such as history, composition, literature, speech and debate, and more—and for those interested in teaching the theories of Gloria Anzaldúa.

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