A Spanish-Luiseño-Latin Vocabulary: Pablo Tac and Indigenous Latinidad

Kirsten Silva Gruesz

University of California Santa Cruz

Kirsten Silva Gruesz is Professor of Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where she teaches the comparative literatures of the Americas, especially Latino/a writing in historical perspective. She is the author of Ambassadors of Culture: The Transamerican Origins of Latino Writing (2002) and more than two dozen essays. Her forthcoming book from Harvard University Press, Cotton Mather's Spanish Lessons: Language, Race, and American Memory, locates contemporary debates about language politics in the deep context of colonialism in the hemisphere. 


Kirsten Silva Gruesz: “A Spanish-Luiseño-Latin Vocabulary: Pablo Tac and Indigenous Latinidad” Aside from a few chapters in Two Years Before the Mast and versions of the Joaquin Murrieta story, early California is all... [ view full abstract ]


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