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Castro, Juan E. de. “Richard Rodriguez in ‘Borderland’: The Ambiguity of Hybridity.” Aztlan—A Journal of Chicano Studies 26, no. 1 (spring 2001): 101–126.
Castro praises Rodriguez's works for the important social, political, and moral questions that they raise for the Chicano and Mexican-American communities.
Godine, David. “On Hunger of Memory.” San Francisco Review of Books 7, no. 2 (summer 1982): 11–12, 26.
Godine explores the levels of alienation that Rodriguez describes in his autobiography Hunger of Memory.
Review of Brown: The Last Discovery of America, by Richard Rodriguez. Publishers Weekly 249, no. 10 (11 March 2002): 66.
The critic offers a positive assessment of Brown: The Last Discovery of America, calling it “provocative and challenging.”
Additional coverage of Rodriguez's life and career is contained in the following sources published by the Gale Group: Contemporary Authors, Vol. 110; Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 66; DISCovering Authors Modules: Multicultural Authors; Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vols. 82, 256; Hispanic Literature Criticism, Ed. 2; Hispanic Writers, Eds. 1, 2; Literature and Its Times, Vol. 5; Literature Resource Center; and World Literature and Its Times, Vol. 1.