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Could you recommend some novels by Hispanic-American writers which deal with the topic of language/bilingualism/linguistic assimilation? Thanks, A. I'm writing a dissertation on bilingualism in...

Could you recommend some novels by Hispanic-American writers which deal with the topic of language/bilingualism/linguistic assimilation? Thanks, A.

I'm writing a dissertation on bilingualism in Hispanic-American literature in the US. I need to find some more novels. Until now I have read: How the Garcia Girls Lost their Accent by J. Alvarez, Days of Awe by A. Obejas, & Raining Backwards by R. Fernandez.

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When I Was Puerto Rican Esmeralda Santiago is a memoir of the author's experiences on the island of Puerto Rico and the transition that she had to make when moving to New York City.  She tackles the topics of bilingualism and assimilation in her story.

Even better is Judith Cofer Ortiz's Silent Dancing:  A Partial Remembrance of a...

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