Item #20294 The Chicano: From Caricature to Self-Portrait. The Chicano Chicano.
The Chicano: From Caricature to Self-Portrait

The Chicano: From Caricature to Self-Portrait

First Edition

[Chicano] Simmen, Edward (editor). The Chicano: From Caricature to Self-Portrait. New York: Mentor, 1971. First edition. Softcover. Includes John Steinbeck's Flight. 8vo; 318pp. The book contains excerpts from a collection of stories from the late 19th to 20th century that depict Chicano characters to display the development of portrayal, from harmful stereotypes to well fleshed out back stories. This book was the first published collection of short stories dealing entirely with Mexican-Americans. Having been written during the height of the Chicano literary and power movement, this book motivates the reader to understand the Chicano voice. Writers also include William Saroyan, Jack London, Ray Bradbury, and others. Minor shelf wear, owner's name inscribed on inside of back cover. Text and pages are crisp and clean. Overall very good condition.

Item #20294

Price: $125.00

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