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Maddox, John T. – Hispania, 2014
The documentary "Favela Rising" (2005) and its companion narrative, "Culture is Our Weapon" (2010), depict the AfroReggae cultural movement as a break with the past, a means of creating citizenship for Brazilian "favelas." A leitmotif of the film is struggling to end the communities' "paralysis" caused by…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Popular Culture, African Culture, Latin American Culture
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Restrepo Ramos, Falcon Dario – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2015
This literature review aims to analyze previous studies that address the incidental learning of vocabulary in second language acquisition. The articles included in this literature review look into the understanding of vocabulary learning through incidental means, the relationship of reading and incidental vocabulary learning, and the strategies…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Phrase Structure, Incidental Learning
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Song, H. Rosi – Hispania, 2009
Focusing on Leonardo Padura Fuentes's hard-boiled fiction, this essay traces the origin and evolution of the genre in Cuba. Padura Fuentes has challenged the officially sanctioned socialist "literatura policial" that became popular in the 1970s and 1980s. creating a new model of criticism that is not afraid to confront the island's socio-economic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin American Literature, Fiction, Rhetoric
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Nolen, David S. – College & Research Libraries, 2010
The goal of this study is to examine the characteristics of scholarly communication, with particular emphasis on the usage of the monograph, in the field of Spanish and Latin American literature over a 30-year period. In addition, this study examines the age of materials referenced in an effort to gain insight into the shelf-life of these…
Descriptors: Latin American Literature, Spanish Literature, Use Studies, Time Perspective
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León Chica, César Julio; D'Costa Martínez, Catalina; Franco Jácome, Gisela – PROFILE: Issues in Teachers' Professional Development, 2010
This article aims at identifying the kind of American and British literature tests that can be designed to allow students who enter a bilingual education program at a private university in Colombia to have their previous knowledge in these two subjects accredited through a proficiency test. Students' needs, opinions, beliefs, existing commercial…
Descriptors: Language Tests, Language Proficiency, Test Construction, Student Attitudes
Ashmurst, Anna Wayne – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1972
Excerpted from the book La literatura hispanoamericana en la critica espanola'' (Spanish American Literature in Spanish Criticism), published in Spain in 1972. (DS)
Descriptors: Formal Criticism, Literary Influences, Literary Styles, Modernism
Landy, Lino; Landy, Ricardo Lopez – Grito del Sol, 1976
The article, written in Spanish, discusses the influences of Chicano literature--the people, language, and history. (NQ)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Hispanic American Literature, Language Styles, Literary Devices
Trujillo, Roberto G.; Rodriquez, Andres – 1984
The bibliography lists 610 creative works, written by Mexicans and their descendents living or having lived in what is now the United States, published as books, unpublished dissertations of book length, periodical titles that include both creative and critical literary writings on the Chicano experience, and video and sound recordings. The…
Descriptors: Anthologies, Audiotape Recordings, Autobiographies, Doctoral Dissertations
McAlpine, Dave – 1982
As part of a class in Hispanic Oral Literature, students collected pieces of folklore from various Hispanic residents in the region known as "Siouxland" in Iowa. Consisting of some of the folklore recorded from the residents, this paper includes 18 "cuentos y leyendas" (tales and legends), 48 "refranes" (proverbs), 17…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Folk Culture, Higher Education, Hispanic American Culture
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Rague Arias, Maria-Jose – Revista de Occidente, 1971
Descriptors: Acting, American Culture, Cultural Enrichment, Drama
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Castro, Carmen – Revista de Occidente, 1972
Descriptors: Analytical Criticism, Authors, History, Moral Criticism
Feliciano Mendoza, Ester – Educ (Puerto Rico), 1969
Descriptors: Books, Child Development, Children, Childrens Literature
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Sosa Lopez, Emilio – Cuadernos Americanos, 1971
Descriptors: Hispanic American Literature, Historical Criticism, Linguistics, Literary Influences
Pedemonte, Hugo Emilio – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1973
Descriptors: Hispanic American Literature, Literary History, Literary Influences, Literary Styles
Gomez-Quinones, Juan; Camarillo, Albert – 1975
Reflecting the accelerating growth and diversity of writings on the Chicano since 1970, this selected bibliography gives critical attention to Chicano Studies materials in Spanish and English and emphasizes recent writings in the field. Approximately 900 books and articles, published between 1925 and 1975, are cited. Divided into 25 sections which…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Books, Cultural Background, Culture Conflict
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