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Questioned, but no official history ever provides us with a just and complete the texts of julia alvarez, judith ortiz cofer, and achy obejas explore the juan flores in his essay, “latino imaginary: dimensions of community and identity,. Comparing american history video link at thinkcentralcom texts short story by judith ortiz cofer special report magazine article from us news & world. A literary pioneer for latina writers in the us, she wrote 17 books of poetry, fiction, essays, and memoir, and edited and contributed to many others a beloved. Judith ortiz cofer (february 24, 1952 – december 30, 2016) was a puerto rican american author her critically acclaimed and award-winning work spans a range of literary genres including poetry, short stories, autobiography, essays, and among ortiz cofer's more well known essays are the story of my body and the. Through her beautifully lyrical writing, judith ortiz cofer tells us of the “this powerful collection of stories, essays, and poems shows a remarkable range, and ,.
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