Americo Paredes

Limon, Jose Eduardo

Published by University of Texas Press
ISBN 10: 0292738773 / ISBN 13: 9780292738775
Used / Quantity Available: 0
Available From More Booksellers
View all  copies of this book

About the Book

We're sorry; this specific copy is no longer available. AbeBooks has millions of books. We've listed similar copies below.

Description:

2012. Hardcover. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory #

About this title:

Book ratings provided by Goodreads:
0 avg rating
(0 ratings)

Synopsis:

Several biographies of Américo Paredes have been published over the last decade, yet they generally overlook the paradoxical nature of his life's work. Embarking on an in-depth, critical exploration of the significant body of work produced by Paredes, José E. Limón (one of Paredes's students and now himself one of the world's leading scholars in Mexican American studies) puts the spotlight on Paredes as a scholar/citizen who bridged multiple arenas of Mexican American cultural life during a time of intense social change and cultural renaissance.

Serving as a counterpoint to hagiographic commentaries, Américo Paredes challenges and corrects prevailing readings by contemporary critics of Paredes's Asian period and of such works as the novel George Washington Gómez, illuminating new facets in Paredes's role as a folklorist and public intellectual. Limón also explores how the field of cultural studies has drifted away from folklore, or "the poetics of everyday life," while he examines the traits of Mexican American expressive culture. He also investigates the scholarly paradigm of ethnography itself, a stimulating inquiry that enhances readings of Paredes's best-known study, "With His Pistol in His Hand," and other works. Underscoring Paredes's place in folklore and Mexican American literary production, the book questions the shifting reception of Paredes throughout his academic career, ultimately providing a deep hermeneutics of widely varied work. Offering new conceptions, interpretations, and perspectives, Américo Paredes gives this pivotal literary figure and his legacy the critical analysis they deserve.

About the Author: José Limón is Notre Dame Professor of American Literature at the University of Notre Dame and the former Mody C. Boatright Regents Professor of English and American Literature at the University of Texas at Austin. He also served as Director of UT-Austin’s Center for Mexican American Studies.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Bibliographic Details

Title: Americo Paredes
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Book Condition: New

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Limà n, Josà E.
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
HPB-Dallas
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Item may show signs of shelf wear. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. Includes supplemental or companion materials if applicable. Access codes may or may not work. Connecting readers since 1972. Customer service is our top priority. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000721170

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 2.09
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 3.03
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Lim?n, Jos? E.
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
Used Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books
(Mishawaka, IN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Book Condition: As New. Book in almost Brand New condition. Bookseller Inventory # GRP96845020

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 5.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Lim�n, Jos� E.
Published by University of Texas Press
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
Used Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Hall Street Books
(Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press. Book Condition: Good. 2012 - Hardcover - Used - Good - - - - Shows some shelf-wear. May contain old price stickers or their residue, inscriptions or dedications from previous owners in first few pages and remainder marks. - Hall Street Books proudly ships from Brooklyn, NY. All orders are processed and shipped within 24 business hours, Sunday - Thursday. Expedited shipping and tracking available within the US. Hall Street's No-Worry guarantee lets you buy with confidence!. Bookseller Inventory # NE-07-6-0197

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 3.98
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 3.03
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Limon, Jose Eduardo
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bookbarn International
(Bristol, SOM, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Included. Sent within 24 hours. Expedited UK delivery available. Bookseller Inventory # BBI2240702

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 8.88
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 2
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Limon, Jose E.
Published by University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
PsychoBabel & Skoob Books
(Didcot, OXON, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, Austin, Texas, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Hardcover. Item is still in shrinkwrap. AM. Bookseller Inventory # 408380

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
£ 11.38
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 5
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Limon, Jose Eduardo
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Bestsellersuk
(Hereford, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. No.1 BESTSELLERS - great prices, friendly customer service â€" all orders are dispatched next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000431788

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
£ 18.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 8.50
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Limón, José E.
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
BookStore Independent
(Memphis, TN, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 14831404

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 16.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 3.78
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

José E. Limón
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
Used Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Minden, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Book Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 0292738773-2-4

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy Used
£ 20.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

José E. Limón
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0292738773

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
£ 22.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Limón, José E.
Published by University of Texas Press (2012)
ISBN 10: 0292738773 ISBN 13: 9780292738775
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 2
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110292738773

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
£ 25.20
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: £ 1.51
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are 2 more copies of this book

View all search results for this book