Contemporary Chicano/a Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Leonard, Kathy S. Bibliographic Guide to Chicana and Latina Narrative. Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2003, 273 p.

Provides indexes to authors and works (including anthologies, novels, and autobiographies/biographies) of Chicana and Latina writings.


Alemán, Jesse. “Chicano Novelistic Discourse: Dialogizing the Corrido Critical Paradigm.” MELUS 23, no. 1 (spring 1998): 49-64.

Discusses the traditional use of the corrido narrative as a paradigm for Chicano/a literature and advocates greater inclusiveness and diversity.

Foster, David...

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