Vistas y Voces Latinas

Vistas y Voces Latinas

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For upper-level courses in Spanish Conversation or Spanish Conversation and Composition. Students investigate the cultural topics of each chapter in this anthology of readings by both new and established contemporary Latin American and Latino authors. The text helps students develop their conversational and reading skills in Spanish, analyze literary selections through discussion and short compositions, write creatively in Spanish, and expand their knowledge of Latin American and Latino culture.show more

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  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 175.26 x 233.68 x 15.24mm | 408.23g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • Spanish
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0130282944
  • 9780130282941

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Vistas y voces latinas brings the rich world of Latin American and Latino writings to intermediate and advanced-intermediate students. Now in its third edition, this contemporary reader not only bears a new title, but also incorporates new selections and highlights new themes. Vistas includes an array of oral and written activities designed to stimulate students' critical thinking and develop their reading, writing, and speaking skills. In combination with Vistas, the new edition of Spanish Grammar in Review also serves as an ideal complement to your intermediate and advanced-intermediate courses. The third edition of Spanish Grammar in Review by Holton, Hadlich, and Gomez-Estrada offers practical grammatical analyses and a multitude of review exercises.show more

Table of contents

UNIDAD I: La desilusion y la esperanza. Pintura: "Open Air School" de Diego Rivera. Poema: "Plantado," Gustavo Perez Firmat. Sandra Cisneros. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: Entrevista con Cisneros. LECTURAS de La Casa en Mango Street-"Geraldo sin apellido"; "No speak English"; "Cuatro arboles flaquititos." Francisco Jimenez. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: "La genesis de 'Cajas de carton.'" LECTURA: "Cajas de carton." Gustavo Perez Firmat. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: Comentario de Perez Firmat. LECTURAS de cincuenta Lecciones de exilio y desexilio-V, XXII (Sin cuenta), XLIX L. UNIDAD II: La soledad y la union. Pintura: "The Epic of American Civilization" de Jose Clemente Orozco. Poema: "Mi madre cuando nos visita," Gustavo Perez Firmat. Rosario Castellanos. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: "En recuerdo de Rosario Castellanos." LECTURAS: "Kinsey Report No. 6"; "Kinsey Report No. 2." Angeles Mastretta. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: "La mujer es un misterio." LECTURAS de Mujeres de ojos grandes-"Un dia el marido de la tia Magdalena..."; "No era bonita la tia Cristina Martinez..."; "Tia Jose Rivadeneira..." Pablo Neruda. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: Memorias-Confieso que he vivido. LECTURAS: "Poema XX"; "Oda a la vida." UNIDAD III: Los derechos humanos y la justicia social. Pintura: "El tres de mayo" de Francisco de Goya y Lucientes. Poema: "Poetica," Heberto Padilla. Rosario Castellanos. LECTURA: "Memorial de Tlatelolco." Pablo Neruda. LECTURA: "Margarita Naranjo." Mario Bencastro. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: Comentario de Bencastro. LECTURA: "El fotografo de la muerte." Marjorie Agosin. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA. LECTURAS de Ausencia de sombras-"Lo mas increible"; "Memorial de las locas en la Plaza de Mayo"; "La desaparecida." UNIDAD IV: La imaginacion y la realidad. Pintura: "'Lo mira o lo suena?" de Ramon Llovet. Poema: "Instrucciones para ingresar en una nueva sociedad," Heberto Padilla. Silvina Ocampo. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: Correspondencia con Silvina Ocampo. LECTURA: "La casa de azucar." Gabriel Garcia Marquez. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: Conversacion con Garcia Marquez. LECTURA: "Un senor muy viejo con unas alas enormes." Rosario Ferre. SELECCION AUTOBIOGRAFICA: Conversando con Rosario Ferre. LECTURA: "La muneca menor." Indice de palabras problematicas. Vocabulario.show more

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