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

Rojas, Mary Alexandra
April 2010
English Education;Apr2010, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p263
Academic Journal
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.


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