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Puerto Rican Writers At Home In The Usa: An Anthology #2020

Puerto Rican Writers At Home In The Usa An Anthology After World War II hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans moved into the ghettos of New York City bringing their tradition of storytelling The literature that evolved influenced by two languages b

  • Title: Puerto Rican Writers At Home In The Usa: An Anthology
  • Author: Faythe Turner
  • ISBN: 9780940880320
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Puerto Rican Writers At Home In The Usa: An Anthology By Faythe Turner, After World War II, hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans moved into the ghettos of New York City, bringing their tradition of storytelling The literature that evolved, influenced by two languages, blends the color and rhythms of Caribbean lyricism with gritty New York realism.Seventeen of America s most important Puerto Rican writers are featured in this anthology poetAfter World War II, hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans moved into the ghettos of New York City, bringing their tradition of storytelling The literature that evolved, influenced by two languages, blends the color and rhythms of Caribbean lyricism with gritty New York realism.Seventeen of America s most important Puerto Rican writers are featured in this anthology poet Victor Hernandez Cruz included in the Heath Anthology of American Literature , Pulitzer Prize nominee Judith Ortiz Cofer, playwright Miguel Pi ero, fiction writer Piri Thomas and Their works reveal what it means to be Puerto Rican, and also what it means to be American.

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    1. As with most anthologies, some works will resonate with you than others This anthology is no different This collection focuses on what it s like living as a Puerto Rican in the United States I found these works rather interesting and sometimes sad The works by Piri Thomas, Miguel Pinero, Jose Angel Figueroa, Magdalena Gomez, and Aurora Levins Morales are some of the strongest pieces in the anthology There are pieces of poetry than short fiction, but I enjoyed reading this collection nonetheles [...]

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