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2. Exploring Borders   



2. Exploring
Borderlands


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Unit Overview: Bibliography & Resources

Selected Bibliography
Bruce-Novoa, Juan. RetroSpace: Collected Essays on Chicano Literature, Theory, and History. Houston: Arte Publico Press, 1990.

Castillo, Ana, ed. Goddess of the Americas/La Diosa de las Americas: Writings on La Virgen de Guadalupe. New York: Riverhead Books, 1996.

Greenblatt, Stephen. Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1991.

Herrera-Sobek, Maria. Reconstructing a Chicano/a Literary Heritage: Hispanic Colonial Literature of the Southwest. Tucson: U of Arizona P, 1993.

Jara, Rene, and Nicholas Spadaccini, eds. 1492-1992: Re/Discovering Colonial Writing. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1989.

Lockhart, James. We People Here: Nahuatl Accounts of the Conquest of Mexico. Berkeley: U of California P, 1993.

Pratt, Mary Louise. Imperial Eyes: Travel Writing and Transculturation. New York: Routledge, 1992.

Saldívar-Hull, Sonia. Feminism on the Border: Chicana Gender Politics and Literature. Berkeley: U of California P, 2000.

Sayre, Gordon M. Les Sauvages Americains: Representations of Native Americans in French and English Colonial Literature. Chapel Hill: U of North Carolina P, 1997.

Seed, Patricia. Ceremonies of Possession in Europe's Conquest of the New World: 1492-1640. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1995.

Swann, Brian, and Arnold Krupat, eds. Recovering the Word: Essays on Native American Literature. Berkeley: U of California P, 1987.

Tilton, Robert S. Pocahontas: Evolution of an American Narrative. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994.


Further Resources
1492: An Ongoing Voyage [online exhibit]. Library of Congress www.loc.gov/exhibits/1492/.

The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez [videorecording]. Moctesuma Esparza Productions, Inc.; produced by Moctesuma Esparza and Michael Hausman; screenplay by Victor Villasenor; directed by Robert M. Young. Beverly Hills: Nelson Entertainment, 1988.

Boone, Elizabeth Hill, and Walter D. Mignolo, eds. Writing Without Words: Alternative Literacies in Mesoamerica and the Andes. Durham: Duke UP, 1994.

Cabeza de Vaca [videorecording]. Producciones Iguana in co-production with Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografia, Televisión Española, S.A., screenplay by Guillermo Sheridan, Nicolás Echevarria; produced by Rafael Cruz, Jorge Sánchez, Julio Solórzano Foppa, Bertha Navarro; directed by Nicolás Echevarria. United States: New Horizons Home Video, 1993.

Conquistadors [videorecording]. Written and presented by Michael Wood; directed by David Wallace; produced by Rebecca Dobbs; executive produced by Leo Eaton, Laurence Rees. Coral Springs: PBS Home Video, 2001.

Doggett, Rachel, et al. New World of Wonders : European Images of the Americas, 1492-1700. Seattle: U of Washington P, 1992.

Gonzales, Manuel G. Mexicanos: A History of Mexicans in the United States. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1999.

Harley, J. Brian, and David Woodward. Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1987.
Katzew, Ilona, et al. New World Orders: Casta Painting and Colonial Latin America. New York: Americas Society Art, 1996.

Pocahontas [videorecording]. Burbank: Walt Disney Home Video, 1995.

Robertson, Doñald. Mexican Manuscript Painting of the Early Colonial Period: The Metropolitan Schools. New Haven: Yale UP, 1959.




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