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Created by John S. Christie, Ph.D. and Jose B. Gonzalez, Ph.D., Co-Editors of Latino Boom:An Anthology of U.S. Latino Literature, this site is for:

  • Students conducting research on Latino literature.

  • Faculty who have incorporated Latino Boom into their classrooms.

  • Readers who are eager to learn more about literature written by the largest minority group in the U.S. 

    Latino Boom Resource Guide:
    Chapter 4Chapter 5Chapter 6Chapter 7Chapter 8

What faculty and critics are saying about Latino Boom:

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"This is a text that no one teaching Latino literature should be without."
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Full Text to Latino Fiction and the Modernist Imagination by John S. Christie, Ph.D.:

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6


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