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Galasso, Regina – Hispania, 2012
The Hispanic literature of New York has often been classified as belonging to a handful of canonical authors or selected national groups. However, examples from the early years of the newspaper "La Prensa" and Felipe Alfau's novel "Chromos", as well as consideration for New York's cultural climate during the first decades of…
Descriptors: History, Barriers, Hispanic American Literature, Newspapers
Corrales Egea, Jose – Cuadernos Hispanoamericanos, 1972
Special issue dedicated to the works of Pio Baroja. (DS)
Descriptors: French Literature, Literary Criticism, Mass Media, Newspapers
El Brocense; And Others – Yelmo, 1980
This section consists of reprints on the following topics: (1) the misuse of "en"; (2) anglicisms; (3) widespread use of vulgar language; (4) an interview with Emilio Criado on Spanish language variation; (5) use of the feminine in professional titles; and (6) Spanish, the national language of Latin American countries. (AMH)
Descriptors: Feminism, Language Usage, Language Variation, Linguistic Borrowing
Dempsey, Beth – Library Journal, 2007
In the summer of 2006, the New York City-based Spanish-language newspaper "La Prensa" ran a series of articles on the surprisingly stressful life of the young Latina in America. The series brought to light grim statistics uncovered in the academic community that had largely escaped the mainstream. Namely, young Latinas--ages 12-17--are more likely…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Suicide, Adolescents, Users (Information)
Quijada, Carlos Alonso – Yelmo, 1977
Learned academies deplore the deterioration of Castillian Spanish due to foreign contamination. They ignore the real source of the problem within Spain itself where everyone speaks the language badly except those in the remote towns and a few intellectuals. A ray of hope comes from the Americans. (Text is in Spanish.) (AMH)
Descriptors: Language Patterns, Language Usage, Language Variation, Linguistic Borrowing
Lira Urquieta, Pedro – Yelmo, 1974
Analyzes the history and etymology of the Spanish idiom "al buen tuntun." (Text is in Spanish.) (DS)
Descriptors: Cliches, Etymology, Expressive Language, Idioms
de Senillosa, Antonio – Yelmo, 1979
Discusses the important role that language has in our society and compares human communication to animal group communication. Gives specific examples of corruption in the Spanish language today. (NCR)
Descriptors: Animal Behavior, Language Research, Language Role, Language Usage
Burke, Charles E. – 1983
A study examined the ideological rift reflected in two communist-oriented and one Western-oriented Nicaraguan newspapers. It was hypothesized that items in "La Prensa" would refer to the United States more favorably and more frequently than they would refer to the Soviet bloc, while items in "Barricada" and "Diario"…
Descriptors: Communism, Comparative Analysis, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries
Oseguera, A. Anthony – 1987
The Nicaraguan people, through a successful revolution and subsequent elections, have chosen a communist government. This paper, using an historical-descriptive methodology, examines the status of Nicaragua under the current political-economy that prevails in that nation. Political-economic statements made and published in the press that support…
Descriptors: Activism, Censorship, Communication Research, Communism