TITLE

(Re)visioning U.S. Latino Literatures in High School English Classrooms

AUTHOR(S)
Rojas, Mary Alexandra
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
English Education;Apr2010, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p263
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the ways U.S. Latino literatures are situated within literature anthologies used in high school. The impact of literatures' positionings within the textbooks on knowledge produced about Latino cultures and identities is examined. It also discusses the work of Sandra Cisneros and the ways in which her work is positioned within the selected high school literature anthologies. A brief overview of literature which highlights research on the ways Latino literatures are commonly analyzed is also given.
ACCESSION #
49386366

 

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