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Title:
The magic curtain: the Mexican-American border in fiction, film, and song
Author:
Torrans, Thomas.
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Publication Information:
Fort Worth : Texas Christian University Press, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
235 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
background -- end of an era -- Gateway of the underdog -- Romanticism and reality -- poetry -- Rhymes for rampant change -- arbiter of moral codes -- Mecca for the landless : life in the fields -- periphery of law and order -- Subculture of salvation -- prose -- Southern rim of the Western novel -- Through the looking glass of the hybrid culture -- Wading into the American dream -- Before the gringos came, and after : the romantic heritage -- quest for psychological reality -- individual as outcast in the new millennium.
ISBN:
9780875652573
Format :
Book

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