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Monday, September 08, 2008

Alfredo Vea Interview

I want to drag "Chicano literature" out of the politically correct, folk art doldrums in which it languishes. Latino literature in America can and should be what Irish literature has been to English; what Black writing has been to American Literature. It's time for us to see where the artistic bar is set (Faulkner, Nabokov, O'Neill, Williams), and leap with every intention of going over it.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Raise the Bar, I like that. And think LA MARAVILLA set it pretty high. Now, what will the Corrals, the Munozs, the Melendezs, the Delgados, the Lunas, the Oteros, the Espinozas, et. al. do to keep raising the Brown Bar?

Un Vato!