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Mexican Ballads, Chicano Poems: History and Influence in Mexican-American Social Poetry

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Mexican Ballads, Chicano Poems combines literary theory with the personal engagement of a prominent Chicano scholar. Recalling his experiences as a student in Texas, José Limón examines the politically motivated Chicano poetry of the 60s and 70s. He bases his analyses on Harold Bloom's theories of literary influence but takes Bloom into the socio-political realm. Limón shows ho ...more
Paperback, 236 pages
Published July 24th 1992 by University of California Press (first published June 24th 1992)
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