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By Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak

Through a chain of interviews with 9 acclaimed authors, Conversations with Mexican American Writers explores the languages and literature of the U.S.-Mexico borderlands as a confluence of social, cultural, old, and political forces. of their conversations, those authors speak about their linguistic offerings in the context of language rules and language attitudes within the usa, in addition to the East Coast publishing industry's mandates.

The interviews exhibit the cultural and geographical marginalization persisted via Mexican American writers, whose voices are muted simply because they produce literature from the remotest elements of the rustic and approximately humans at the social fringes. Out of those interviews emerges a portrait of the borderlands as a dynamic house of foreign alternate, person who is positioned and will simply be understood absolutely inside an international context.

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