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New Perspectives on Canícula and Other Works by Norma Elia Cantú
Foreword by María Herrera-Sobek; Edited by Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs
256 pp. / 6.00 x 9.00 / 2016
Paper (978-0-8165-3409-8) [s]
Related Interest
  - Literature and Essays
  - Latina and Latino Studies

This collection of critical essays unveils for the first time Norma Elia Cantú's contribution as a folklorist, writer, scholar, and teacher. Word Images unites two valuable ways to view and
A significant contribution to Chicana and Chicano literature.

—Amelia María de la Luz Montes, co-editor of María Amparo Ruiz de Burton: Critical and Pedagogical Perspectives

A strong collection that demonstrates the complexity and significance of Cantú's work to the fields of folklore studies, literary criticism, and ethnography.

—Cristina Herrera, author of Contemporary Chicana Literature: (Re)Writing the Maternal Script

use Cantú's work: Part 1 comprises essays that individually examine Cantú's oeuvre through critical analysis. Part 2 is dedicated to ideas and techniques to improve the use of this literature by teachers and professors, with a particular focus on tools for using Canícula.


Steven W. Bender
Aurora Chang
Vanessa Fonseca
Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs
María Herrera-Sobek
Ellen McCracken
María Esther Quintana Millamoto
Aldo Ulisses Reséndiz Ramírez
Rose Rodríguez-Rabin
Jesús Rosales
Carlos Sibaja García
María Socorro Tabuenca
Juan Velasco

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