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  • Print publication year: 2016
  • Online publication date: June 2016

14 - Historias Transfronterizas: Contemporary Latina/o Literature of Migration

from Part III - Critical Methodologies and Themes
Alvarez, Julia. How the García Girls Lost Their Accents. 1991. New York: Plume / Penguin, 1992.
Alvarez, Julia. ¡Yo! Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1997.
Alvarez, Julia. In the Name of Salomé. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2000.
Alvarez, Julia. Saving the World. Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 2006.
Alvarez, Julia. Return to Sender. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2009.
Bencastro, Mario. Odyssey to the North. Trans. Rascon, Susan Giersbach. Houston, TX: Arte Público Press, 1998. Published in original Spanish as Odisea del Norte in 1999.
Caminero-Santangelo, Marta. “Central Americans in the City: Goldman, Tobar, and the Question of Panethnicity.” LIT: Literature, Interpretation, Theory 20.3 (July 2009): 173–95.
Castillo, Ana. The Guardians. New York: Random House, 2007.
Cisneros, Sandra. Woman Hollering Creek. New York: Random House, 1991.
Constable, Pamela and Clement, Scott. “Hispanics Often Lead the Way in their Faith in the American Dream, Poll Finds.” Washington Post, January 30, 2014. Available online,, accessed February 1, 2014.
Coutin, Susan Bibler. “The Oppressed, the Suspect, and the Citizen: Subjectivity in Competing Accounts of Political Violence.” Law and Social Inquiry 26.1 (Winter 2001): 6394.
Cruz, Angie. Let It Rain Coffee. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Díaz, Junot. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. New York: Riverhead, 2007.
García, Cristina. Dreaming in Cuban. New York: Ballantine Books, 1992.
García, Cristina. Monkey Hunting. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
García, Cristina. A Handbook to Luck. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Goldman, Francisco. The Ordinary Seaman. New York: Grove Press, 1997.
Grande, Reyna. Across a Hundred Mountains. New York: Atria, 2006.
Limón, Graciela. In Search of Bernabé. Houston, TX: Arte Público Press, 1993.
Limón, Graciela. The River Flows North. Houston, TX: Arte Público Press, 2009.
López, Josefina. Detained in the Desert and Other Plays. Dillon, MT: WPR Publishing, 2011.
Martínez, Demetria. Mother Tongue. New York: Ballantine, 1994.
Menéndez, Ana. In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd. New York: Grove Press, 2001.
Obejas, Achy. We Came All The Way From Cuba So You Could Dress Like This? Pittsburgh, PA: Cleis Press, 1994.
Obejas, Achy. Days of Awe. New York: Ballantine Books, 2001.
Rivera, Tomás. ... y no se lo tragó la tierra / ... And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. Trans. Vigil-Piñón, Evangelina. 1971 (orig. Spanish). Houston, TX: Arte Publico Press, 1992.
Rosario, Vanessa Pérez. Hispanic Caribbean Literature of Migration. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
Rumbaut, Rubén and Portes, Alejandro, ed. Ethnicities: Children of Immigrants in America. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.
Santiago, Esmeralda. When I Was Puerto Rican. New York: Vintage, 1994.
Thomas, Piri. Down These Mean Streets. 1967: New York: Vintage / Random House, 1991.
Tobar, Héctor. The Tattooed Soldier. New York: Penguin, 1998.
Valdez, Luis. Zoot Suit and Other Plays. Performed 1978. Houston, TX: Arte Público Press, 1992.
Villarreal, José Antonio. Pocho. 1959. New York: Anchor Books, 1989.
Viramontes, Helena María. The Moths and Other Stories. Houston, TX: Arte Público Press, 1985.
Viramontes, Helena María. Under the Feet of Jesus. Penguin, 1995.