Alberto Manguel, the editor and translator, once divided writers into two groups: those who perceive a single corner of the world as their entire universe, and those who look everywhere in the universe for a place called home. Judith Ortíz Cofer and Cherríe Moraga, new American female voices with a Hispanic ancestry, exemplify the opposition between the particularists and the universalists—the one introspective and self-possessed; the other outspoken, her writing meant to unsettle.
KeywordsFemale Voice Mango Fruit Entire Universe Single Corner Hispanic Ancestry
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