The Latino reader : an American literary tradition from 1542 to the present / edited and with an introduction by Harold Augenbraum and Margarite Fernández Olmos

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Subjects: American literature--Hispanic American authors
Exiles' writings, Spanish American--Translations into English
Spanish American literature--Translations into English
Hispanic Americans--Literary collections
Exiles--Literary collections
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Boston, [Mass.] : Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: Introduction: An American Literary Tradition
Editor's Note
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca 4
The Account [1542/1555] 5
Inca, Garcilaso de la Vega 17
Florida [1605] 18
Gaspar Perez de Villagra 22
The History of New Mexico [1610] 23
Fray Mathias Saenz de San Antonio 33
Lord, If the Shepherd Does Not Hear [1724] 34
Unknown Author 42
The Comanches [ca. 1780] 43
Francisco Palou 56
The Historic Account of the Life and Apostolic Work of the Venerable Fray Junipero Serra [1787] 57
Jose Maria Heredia 66
Niagara [1824] 67
Eulalia Perez 71
An Old Woman Remembers [1877] 72
Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton 80
The Squatter and the Don [1885] 81
Jose Marti 98
A Vindication of Cuba [1889] 99
Simple Verses [1891] 105
Pachin Marin 108
New York from Within [1892] 108
In the Album of an Unknown Woman [1892] 112
Improvisation [1892] 113
Eusebio Chacon 114
The Son of the Storm [1892] 114
Unknown Author 132
The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez [ca. 1901] 133
Leonor Villegas de Magnon 141
The Rebel [ca. 1920] 142
William Carlos Williams 155
To Elsie [1923] 156
All the Fancy Things [1927] 158
Arthur A. Schomburg 159
Jose Campeche 1752-1809 [1934] 160
Bernardo Vega 165
Memoirs of Bernardo Vega [ca. 1944] 166
Josephina Niggli 173
Mexican Village [1945] 174
Mario Suarez 201
Cuco Goes to a Party [1947] 202
Julia de Burgos 208
Returning [1947] 209
Farewell in Welfare Island [1953] 210
Cleofas Jaramillo 211
Romance of a Little Village Girl [1955] 212
Pedro Juan Soto 220
God in Harlem [1956] 221
Jose Antonio Villarreal 236
Pocho [1959] 237
Americo Paredes 248
The Hammon and the Beans [1963] 248
John Rechy 253
City of Night [1963] 254
Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzales 265
I Am Joaquin [1967] 266
Piri Thomas 279
Down These Mean Streets [1967] 280
Victor Hernandez Cruz 285
Today Is a Day of Great Joy [1969] 286
African Things [1973] 287
Alurista 287
el maguey en su desierto [1971] 288
must be the season of the witch [1971] 289
to be fathers once again [1971] 289
Tomas Rivera 290
...And the Earth Did Not Devour Him [1971] 291
Rudolfo Anaya 295
Bless Me, Ultima [1972] 296
Oscar "Zeta" Acosta 307
The Revolt of the Cockroach People [1973] 308
Nicholasa Mohr 317
Nilda [1973] 318
Pedro Pietri 328
Puerto Rican Obituary [1973] 329
Miguel Pinero 337
Short Eyes [1974] 338
A Lower East Side Poem [1980] 349
Dolores Prida 351
Beautiful Senoritas [1977] 352
Luis Valdez 364
Zoot Suit [1978] 365
Tato Laviera 378
My Graduation Speech [1979] 379
AmeRican [1985] 380
Sandra Maria Esteves 382
From the Commonwealth [1979] 383
A la Mujer Borrinquena [1980] 384
Lourdes Casal 385
For Ana Veldford [1981] 385
Lorna Dee Cervantes 387
Poem for the Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, an Intelligent, Well-Read Person, Could Believe in the War Between the Races [1981] 387
Visions of Mexico While at a Writing Symposium in Port Townsend, Washington [1981] 389
Richard Rodriguez 391
Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez [1982] 392
Edward Rivera 405
Family Installments: Memories of Growing Up Hispanic [1982] 406
Cherry Moraga 425
A Long Line of Vendidas [1983] 426
Loving in the War Years [1983] 431
Helena Maria Viramontes 432
The Moths [1985] 433
Rosario Morales and Aurora Levins Morales 438
Ending Poem [1986] 438
Rolando Hinojosa 440
Dona Sostenes [1987] 441
Gloria Anzaldua 444
Borderlands/La frontera: The New Mestiza [1987] 445
Sandra Cisneros 457
Woman Hollering Creek [1991] 457
Cristina Garcia 468
Dreaming in Cuban [1992] 469
Judith Ortiz Cofer 479
American History [1993] 479
Guard Duty [1993] 487
Oscar Hijuelos 488
The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien [1993] 489
Selected Additional Reading 499
About the Editors 503
Additional Authors: Augenbraum, Harold
Fernández Olmos, Margarite
Notes: LCCN: 96042277
ISBN: 9780395765289 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0395765293
ISBN: 9780395765296
ISBN: 0395765285 (pbk.)
"A Marc Jaffe Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. [499]-502)
Contents: I. Encounters. Account [1542-1555] / Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca -- Florida [1605] / Inca, Garcilaso de la Vega -- History of New Mexico [1610] / Gaspar Pérez de Villagrá -- Lord, if the shepherd does not hear [1724] / Fray Mathias Sáenz de San Antonio -- Comanches [ca. 1780] / unknown -- Historic account of the life and apostolic work of the Venerable Fray Junípero Serra [1787] / Francisco Palóu -- II. Prelude. Niagara [1824] / José María Heredia -- An old woman remembers [1877] / Eulalia Pérez -- Squatter and the don [1885] / María Amparo Ruiz de Burton -- Vindication of Cuba [1889]; Simple verses [1891] / José Martí -- New York from within [1892]; In the album of an unknown woman [1892]; Improvisation [1892] / Pachín Marín -- Son of the storm [1892] / Eusebio Chacón -- Ballad of Gregorio Cortez [ca. 1901] / unknown -- III. Latino United States. Rebel [ca. 1920] / Leonor Villegas de Magnón -- To Elsie [1923]; All the fancy things [1927] / William Carlos Williams -- José Campeche, 1752-1809 [1934] / Arthur A. Schomburg -- Memoirs of Bernardo Vega [ca. 1944] / Bernardo Vega -- Mexican village [1945] / Josephina Niggli -- Cuco goes to a party [1947] / Mario Suárez -- Returning [1947]; Farewell in Welfare Island [1953] / Julia de Burgos -- Romance of a little village girl [1955] / Cleofas Jaramillo -- God in Harlem [1956] / Pedro Juan Soto -- Pocho [1959] / José Antonio Villarreal -- Hammon and the beans [1963] / Américo Paredes -- City of night [1963] / John Rechy -- I am Joaquín [1967] / Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzáles -- Down these mean streets [1967] / Piri Thomas -- Today is a day of great joy [1969]; African things [1973] / Victor Hernández Cruz -- el maguey en su desierto [1971]; must be the season of the witch [1971]; to be fathers once again [1971] / Alurista -- ...And the earth did not devour Him [1971] / Tomás Rivera -- Bless me, Ultima [1972] / Rudolfo Anaya -- Revolt of the cockroach people [1973] / Oscar "Zeta" Acosta -- Nilda [1973] / Nicholasa Mohr -- Puerto Rican obituary [1973] / Pedro Pietri -- Short eyes [1974]; Lower East Side poem [1980] / Miguel Piñero -- Beautiful señoritas [1977] / Dolores Prida -- Zoot suit [1978] / Luis Valdez -- My graduation speech [1979]; AmeRican [1985] / Tato Laviera -- From the Commonwealth [1979]; A la mujer borrinqueña [1980] / Sandra María Esteves -- For Ana Veldford [1981] / Lourdes Casal -- Poem for the young white man who asked me how I, an intelligent, well-read person, could believe in the war between the races [1981]; Visions of Mexico while at a writing symposium in Port Townsend, Washington [1981] / Lorna Dee Cervantes -- Hunger of memory: the education of Richard Rodriguez [1982] / Richard Rodriguez -- Family installments: memories of growing up Hispanic [1982] / Edward Rivera -- A long line of vendidas [1983]; Loving in the war years [1983] / Cherríe Moraga -- Moths [1985] / Helena María Viramontes -- Ending poem [1986] / Rosario Morales and Aurora Levins Morales -- Doña Sóstenes [1987] / Rolando Hinojosa -- Borderlands La frontera: the new mestiza [1987] / Gloria Anzaldúa -- Woman hollering creek [1991] / Sandra Cisneros -- Dreaming in Cuban [1992] / Cristina Garcia -- American history [1993]; Guard duty [1993] / Judith Ortiz Cofer -- Fourteen sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien [1993] / Oscar Hijuelos
Physical Description: xx, 502 p. ; 21 cm
OCLC Number: 35305178
ISBN/ISSN: 9780395765289
0395765293
9780395765296
0395765285

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