Landscapes of Writing in Chicano Literature

Landscapes of Writing in Chicano Literature

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Adding nuance to a global debate, esteemed scholars from Europe, North America, and Latin America portray the attempts in Chicano literature to provide an answer to the environmental crisis. This volume carefully presents different types of physical, ideological, symbolical, and spiritual landscapes represented in Chicano novels, short stories, drama, poetry, films, and documentaries from diverse ecocritical perspectives. Ultimately, this book bridges a gap between the fields of Chicano Studies and Ecocriticism, and draws parallels between the discrimination Chicanos face and the global attack on the environment.Texas Aaamp;M International University ... Fully involved in the movement that gave birth to a€œEl Plan espiritual de AztlAin, a€ the essay that Anaya published in the now classic volume AztlAin: Essays on the Chicano Homeland (1989) gives us someanbsp;...

Title:Landscapes of Writing in Chicano Literature
Author:Imelda Martín-Junquera
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-09-12


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