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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Sketch

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Juan Bruce-Novoa Papers, 1973-

The Benson Latin American Collection

Juan Bruce-Novoa Papers, 1973-



Descriptive Summary

Creator Bruce-Novoa, 1944-
Title Juan Bruce-Novoa Papers
Dates: 1973-
Abstract Literary manuscripts and recordings of author Juan Bruce-Novoa.
Catalog No. BENSON-MS BRUCE-NOVOA
OCLC Record No. 22946235
Extent 2 ft. 10 in., 24 cassette tapes
Language English
Repository Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Sketch

Writer and critic; born in Costa Rica in 1944, full name Juan David Bruce-Novoa. Received PhD. from University of Colorado, 1974; taught at Yale University 1974-1983, and in Mainz, Germany 1983-1984 as Fulbright scholar. Also taught at Univ. of California, Santa Barbara; Trinity University, San Antonio (Tex.); Univ. of California, Irvine. Known for his essays on Mexican and Mexican American literature, short stories, and poetry. His poetry collection Inocencia perversa=Perverse innocence was published in 1977; books on Chicano literature published in 1980, 1982, 1989.

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Scope and Contents Note

Organized into two series: 1. Literary productions, and 2. Audio tapes. Literary productions are organized into five subseries: Books, Poetry, Short stories, Translations, and Essays.

Collection consists of Bruce-Novoa's literary manuscripts, notes, interviews, and recordings of lectures, discussions and readings. Literary manuscripts include poetry, short stories, essays, and literary criticism. Interviews conducted by Bruce-Novoa are of Mexican American writers Alurista, Rudolfo Anaya, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Abelardo Delgado, Tomás Rivera, Ricardo Sánchez, Nash Candelaria, and others. Participants in lectures and discussions on tape include Tomás Ybarra-Frausto, Carlota Cárdenas, Carlos Morton, Felipe Ortego, and others. Books for which there are manuscripts include Inocencia perversa=Perverse innocence, Chicano authors: inquiry by interview; Chicano poetry: a response to chaos, and Retrospace: collected essays on Chicano literature. Short autobiographical pieces are also included.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

The Juan Bruce-Novoa Papers are classified under the following Subject Headings in the University of Texas Libraries catalog:
Bruce-Novoa, 1944-
García Ponce, Juan
Abelardo, 1931-
Alurista
Anaya, Rudolfo A.
Cervantes, Lorna Dee
Elizondo, Sergio
Hinojosa, Rolando
Rivera, Tomás, 1935-
Sánchez, Ricardo, 1941-
Trambley, Estela Portillo, 1936-
American poetry--Mexican American authors--History and criticism
Mexican American authors.
Mexican literature--20th century--History and criticism
American literature--Mexican American authors--History and criticism
Mexican American literature (Spanish)--History and criticism
Candelaria, Nash
Dwyer, Carlota Cárdenas de
Morton, Carlos
Ortego y Gasca, Philip D.
Rivera, Tomás, 1935-
Sánchez, Ricardo, 1941-
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Juan Bruce-Novoa Papers, Benson Latin American Collection, University of Texas Libraries, the University of Texas at Austin.

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Box and Folder Inventory

 

Juan Bruce-Novoa Papers, 1973-

box folder
Inventory available in the Benson Collection Rare Books and Manuscripts Reading Room

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