Sandra Cisneros | Interview by Sandra Cisneros with Feroza Jussawalla and Reed Way Dasenbrock

This literature criticism consists of approximately 16 pages of analysis & critique of Sandra Cisneros.
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Interview by Sandra Cisneros with Feroza Jussawalla and Reed Way Dasenbrock

SOURCE: Cisneros, Sandra with Feroza Jussawalla and Reed Way Dasenbrock. “Sandra Cisneros.” In Interviews with Writers of the Post-Colonial World, edited by Feroza Jussawalla and Reed Way Dasenbrock, pp. 286-306. Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1992.

In the following interview, Cisneros discusses her cultural identity, her personal and family history, her literary influences, and feminism.

Chicano literature, like many other new literatures in English, had a defining moment and generation in which several major talents suddenly emerged. The moment was the early 1970s, when in quick succession Tomás Rivera's y no se lo tragó la tierra, Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima, and Rolando Hinojosa's Estampas del valle were published. Rivera's career was tragically cut short by his death in...

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