ISBN-10:
157356558X
ISBN-13:
9781573565585
Pub. Date:
12/30/2003
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Hispanic Literature of the United States: A Comprehensive Reference

Hispanic Literature of the United States: A Comprehensive Reference

by Nicolas Kanellos

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ISBN-13: 9781573565585
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/30/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

NICOLÁS KANELLOS is the Brown Foundation Professor of Spanish at the University of Houston. Recognized for his scholarly achievements, Dr. Kanellos is the recipient of the 1996 Denali Press Award of the American Library Association, the 1989 American Book Award-Publisher/Editor Category, the 1989 award from the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, the 1988 Hispanic Heritage Award for Literature presented by the White House, as well as various fellowships and other recognitions. Dr. Kanellos is the director of a major national research program, Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage of the United States, whose objective is to identify, preserve, study, and make accessible tens of thousands of literary documents of those regions that have become the United States from the colonial period to 1960. In 1994 President Bill Clinton appointed Dr. Kanellos to the National Council on the Humanities.

Table of Contents

Preface

Overview of Hispanic Literature of the United States

Chronology of Hispanic Literature and Culture in the United States

Who's Who of Hispanic Authors of the United States

Significant Trends, Movements, and Themes in Hispanic Literature of the United States

Publishing Trends

Overview of Hispanic Drama

100 Essential Hispanic Literary Works

Bibliography

Title Index

Subject Index

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