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Ríos' collection of stories, The Iguana Killer: Twelve Stories of the Heart, published in 1984, is considered by some critics to be a classic of Chicano literature.

Ríos' first collection, Whispering to Fool the Wind, is the poet's first full-length collection of poems. It won the Walt Whitman Prize of the Poetry Society of America in 1982. Readers can see in these poems the style that Ríos would develop in later collections.

In 1995, Cambridge University Press published Rafael Perez-Torres' study Movements in Chicano Poetry. This book challenges the perception that all Chicano poetry deals with the same subject matter and in a similar manner.

Beyond Bounds: Cross-Cultural Essays on Anglo, American Indian, and Chicano Literature, a 1996 anthology edited by Alberto Franklin Gish, examines the inter-relationships of literature by these three groups.

Matt S. Meier and Feliciano Rivera's 1972 book The Chicanos: A...

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