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Proceedings of the VII Graduate Student Conference 2010, UCLA Department of Spanish and Portuguese: Transnationality in the Luso-Hispanic World By UCLA Department of Spanish & Portuguese Graduate Student Conference
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This volume features selected works from the VII UCLA Spanish and Portuguese Graduate Student Conference, “Transnationality in the Luso-­‐Hispanic World,” held on April 29-30,... More > 2010 at the University of California, Los Angeles. Spanning the disciplines of literature, film and linguistics the articles included apply the concept of transnationality both literally and figuratively, offering a fresh and innovative understanding of this topic and its relation to the studies of Luso-Hispanic cultures and languages. The authors embrace not only Portugal, Brazil, Spain and Latin America but also the United States and even Lebanon in their explorations of how cultures, relations, traditions and languages are maintained in spite of national borders.< Less
Of a Dream Catcher: Poems Sifted to Beauty By Aurelio Arley Sanchez
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A print journalist for 36 years with the Albuquerque Journal in New Mexico, Aurelio Arley Sanchez, in his semi-autobiographical poetry collection, "Of a Dream Catcher,” writes narrative... More > verse that is raw, gritty and enlightening, allowing a rare insight into a people at once invisible, yet vitally a part of the American dream. His poetic stories are sad, joyful, frightening, unflinchingly honest, as they describe scenes of cultural beauty, hope and despair, love and loss, alienation, struggle and healing, told with imaginative imagery and sensory detail. The reader can feel the barrel of a .44 handgun twisting on his temple like "the devil's finger," or see through eyes of a prison inmate as his dreams rot in the prison yard, or feel the tension of an encounter between American and Mexican American, ending with the mutual realization that in their hearts beats the same love, the same hope.< Less
Lu and Me By Ricky Reyes
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A look into the world of young Hispanics, the trials and tribulations associated with day-to-day life in the 'hood. Not black, not white, not Puerto Rican – not from there, not from here... More > – a foreigner in his own country.< Less
Lu and Me By Ricky Reyes
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A look into the world of young Hispanics, the trials and tribulations associated with day-to-day life in the 'hood. Not black, not white, not Puerto Rican – not from there, not from here... More > – a foreigner in his own country.< Less
Look Into My Eyes By Hanson Mcdonald
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The turth behind the real deal of things.
Bailar Para Carlos By Julio. Vazquez
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A quick exploration of how music and Carlos Santana affected my life. This story has also been submitted to Chicken Soup for the Latino Soul.
filed under X : writings of wisdom and madness 2nd Edition By Reuben Ramirez
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A new gift of contemporary Chicano poetry, prose, and literature that talks to issues of Life, Love, identity, culture, social issues and politics from rEuben ramirez that is both provocative and... More > soulful.< Less
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A new gift of contemporary Chicano poetry, prose, and literature that talks to issues of Life, Love, identity, culture, social issues and politics from rEuben ramirez that is both provocative and... More > soulful.< Less
El Dia de Manuela By Pom Pom Torres
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A fictionalized tale of a young Mexican immigrant woman whose destiny began in the early 1900’s in Mexico, to the time of her death at age 97 in California. What makes Manuela special was not... More > her journey from Mexico to California, although her story could easily fit into the annals of American immigrant history. Manuela was no ordinary woman. Like many before her, her strong belief in family and God held her life together through the Mexican Revolution, her spirited young days in Guanajuato, Mexico, her introduction to America via the railway system, and her marriage to Teo, and his ultimate death, leaving her widowed at the age of 37 with eight children.< Less
Two Dark Men: A Parable By Aurelio Arley Sanchez
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Street fighting Carlos and newspaper reporter Ulysses(Uly)rob the treasure-laden grave of an evil priest, who comes back from the grave intent on unleashing a hellish retribution. "Two Dark Men:... More > Parable of the Sun and the Wind," selected by Glimmer Train Press, among its 2004 Top 25 Fiction Stories, is one of eight short stories in Aurelio Sanchez's collection. Also included is "Cry," a modern day adaptation about La Llorona, a mythical Hispanic tragic figure condemned to search for her murdered children forever, but who finds redemption at last, previously published by Clackamas Literary Review. In "The Promise," the last surviving member of a dying mystical sect learns the power of redeeming a long forgotten promise. In "The Hanging Tree," a young man unjustly lynched in his childhood cottonwood tree, finds a way back. Four other stories tinged with enchantment and magic realism of New Mexico.< Less

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