Border Crossings and Beyond: The Life and Works of Sandra by Carmen Haydée Rivera

By Carmen Haydée Rivera

Author of The condo on Mango Street, which has offered greater than million copies in English by myself, activist, MacArthur supply genius, determine of concept and controversy, Sandra Cisneros is unequivocally one in every of America's most crucial and masses mentioned modern literary figures. In a writing profession that has spanned greater than 3 many years, Cisneros has written acclaimed poetry and prose, together with, My Wicked, Wicked Ways, Loose Woman, Woman Hollering Creek and different Stories, and Caramelo, or, Puro Cuenta.

Border Crossings and past: The lifestyles and Works of Sandra Cisneros strains the ways that Cisneros's own historical past, artwork, and effect are intertwined. the result's a revealing and multi-faceted portrait of the artist as author, lady, and Mexican American. From a adolescence outlined by way of repeated migrations among Texas and Mexico, to the Chicano and women's routine, and the influence of her father's demise, writer Carmen Haydée Rivera bargains a complete and considerate engagement of Cisneros's writings, in addition to her super own struggles and demanding presents. it's going to turn into necessary studying in case you desire to comprehend the importance and tool of Cisneros's contribution to Latina/o literature and American letters.

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