Historical Context

Literary Heritage
Magic realism is a fictional style, popularized by Gabriel García Márquez, that appears most often in South...

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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Literary Style

Rhythm
Ortiz Cofer wrote "The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica" in free verse, which varies line length and does not have an...

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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Topics for Further Study

Read other selections from Ortiz Cofer's The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry. Do you find themes similar to those addressed in "The Latin...

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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica What Do I Read Next?

Santiago, Roberto, ed., in Boricuas: Influential Puerto Rican Writings—An Anthology, includes more than fifty selections of poetry,...

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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Bibliography and Further Reading

Sources
Acosta-Belen, Edna, review, in Melus, Vol. 18, No. 3, Fall, 1993, p. 15.

Ocasio, Rafael, ‘‘The...

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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Bibliography

(Masterpieces of American Literature)

Sources for Further Study

Booklist. XC, November 15, 1993, p.609.

Library Journal. CXVIII, November 1, 1993, p.93.

Publishers Weekly. CCXL, November 8, 1993, p.60.

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