The 17 essays and interviews collected in this book aim to enliven and enrich our understanding of one of our most important authors of contemporary Chicano/a letters. The late Arturo Islas wrote three novels including The Rain God and Migrant Souls, as well as many short stories. For much of his career, his work was rejected by the worlds of both mainstream and Chicano literature because of its experimental style and themes that focus on Chicanos learning to negotiate borders between nations, races, genders -- even ...

Critical Mappings of Arturo Islas's Fictions 2006, Bilingual Review Press (AZ)

ISBN-13: 9781931010313

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