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A Mexican American Harriet Beecher Stowe
The First Novel by a Mexican American Woman
Elda Rotor of Penguin Classics interviews Amelia Maria de la Luz Montes, the editor and introducer of Who Would Have Thought It?…
Elda Rotor of Penguin Classics interviews Amelia Maria de la Luz Montes, the editor and introducer of Who Would Have Thought It? about the particular issues facing a Mexican girl growing up in small town New England after the Civil War, feminism meant during the 1800s, and what this major rediscovery of a little known Mexican-American author means for Latino literature.
Alan Walker, head of academic marketing, presents a lesser-known (but no less lovely) work by Edith Wharton—Summer—on "Reading the Classics from A to Z."
And Stephen Morrison, associate publisher and editor in chief of Penguin Books introduces readers to the nosy parker's of New England in the opening to Maria Amparo Ruiz de Burton's Who Would Have Thought It? in his segment, "First Pages."
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