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Author Martín-Rodríguez, Manuel M.

Title Life in search of readers : reading (in) Chicano/a literature / Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez
Edition First edition
Published Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 232 pages)
Contents Life in search of readers : the Quinto Sol generation and the creation of a Chicano/a readership -- Characters as readers and as writers : a metaliterary reflection on the reading process -- (En)gendering the reader : Chicana literature and its implied audience -- Querido reader : linguistic and marketing strategies for addressing a multicultural readership -- Reading (in) the past : textual recovery and the history of (reading) Chicano/a literature
Summary In this examination of Chicano/a literature, Manuel M. Martín-Rodríguez analyzes the ways it connects with and is shaped by the interaction with its audiences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-221) and indexes
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Mexican influences.
Authors and readers -- United States.
Books and reading in literature.
Books and reading -- United States.
Mexican Americans in literature.
Mexican Americans -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2003012773
ISBN 0826333621 (electronic bk.)
9780826333629 (electronic bk.)