Table of Contents:
  • The Folk Base of Chicano Literature / Americo Paredes
  • Mexican American Literature: A Historical Perspective / Luis Leal
  • Critical Approcahes to Chicano Literature / Joseph Sommers
  • Spanish Codes in the Southwest / Rosaura Sanchez
  • Toward a Concept of Culture / Juan Gomez-Quinones
  • Notes on the Evolution of Chicano Prose Fiction / Juan Rodriguez
  • Tomas Rivera's Appropriation of the Chicano Past / Ralph Grajeda
  • Narrative Technique and Human Experience in Tomas Rivera / Daniel P. Testa
  • Interpreting Tomas Rivera / Joseph Sommers
  • An Introduction to Chicano Poetry / Felipe de Ortego y Gasca
  • Alurista's Poetics: The Oral, The Bilingual, The Pre-Colombian / Tomas Ybarra-Frausto
  • The Other Voice of Silence: Tino Villanueva / Bruce-Novoa
  • Judy Lucero and Bernice Zamora: Two Dialectical Statements in Chicana Poetry / Marta Sanchez
  • Linguistic Structures in Jose Montoya's "El Louie" / Ignacio Orlando Trujillo
  • The Development of Chicano Drama and Luis Valdez' Actos / Carlota Cardenas de Dwyer
  • Brecht and Chicano Theatre / Barclay Goldsmith
  • From acto to mito: A Critical Appraisal of the Teatro Campesino / Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano.