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The Latin deli

prose and poetry

by Judith Ortiz Cofer

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico
    • Subjects:
    • Puerto Rican women -- Literary collections,
    • Women -- Puerto Rico -- Literary collections

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJudith Ortiz Cofer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3565.R7737 L37 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 170 p. ;
      Number of Pages170
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1739427M
      ISBN 100820315567
      LC Control Number92044782

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        This is a Spanish-language edition of The Latin Deli, Judith Ortiz Cofer's prizewinning collection of short stories, personal essays, and poems.A work rich in longing, love, and remembrance, El deli latino opens a door into the lives of the Puerto Rican immigrants who live in or near an urban New Jersey tenement known as "El Building." The book was selected by Rita Dove, Ashley Montague, and Author: Judith Ortiz Cofer. The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Summary Judith Ortiz Cofer Readers of Silent Dancing and The Line of the Sun will encounter in The Latin Deli many of the personalities and situations familiar from Ortiz Cofer’s two earlier books. The delicatessen of the title is a bodega in Paterson where residents of El Building shop for such Puerto Rican comestibles as plantains and Bustelo coffee.

      This is a Spanish-language edition of The Latin Deli, Judith Ortiz Cofer's prizewinning collection of short stories, personal essays, and poems.A work rich in longing, love, and remembrance, El deli latino opens a door into the lives of the Puerto Rican immigrants who live in or near an urban New Jersey tenement known as "El Building." The book was selected by Rita Dove, Ashley Montague, and 5/5(6). The Latin Deli The University of Georgia Press She is the author of many books including a novel The Line of the Sun (Georgia), a young adult novel The Meaning of Consuelo, and a collection of poetry A Love Story Beginning in Spanish (Georgia). Contribute to this Biography.


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Pungent, evocative, and warmly sympathetic, The Latin Deli is a continuous delight."—Fred Chappell From the Publisher This powerful collection of stories, essays, and poems shows a remarkable range, and, like a great singer, Judith Ortiz Cofer knows how to hit all the notes.5/5(2).

The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry. A community transplanted from what they now view as an island paradise, these Puerto Rican families yearn for the colors and tastes of their former home.

As they carve out lives as Americans, their days are filled with drama, success, and sometimes tragedy.4/5. Those gifts are on abundant display in The Latin Deli, an evocative collection of poetry, personal essays, and short fiction in which the dominant subject—the lives of Puerto Ricans in a New Jersey barrio—is drawn from the author's own childhood.

The Latin deli: prose and poetry User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict Poet and novelist Ortiz Cofer offers her readers an affecting view of Puerto Rican New York in this autobiographical 4/5(1).

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Following the directive of Emily Dickinson to "tell all the Truth but tell it slant," Cofer approaches her material from a variety of angles. The Latin Deli is a collection of poetry and short stories by Judith Ortiz Cofer.

Based, in part, on Cofer’s childhood as an American whose family migrated from Puerto Rico, the collage of stories speaks to experiences of migration, the complexity of national identity, and the formation of home.

The full title of the poem is ''The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica." "Ars Poetica’’ translates into ‘‘the art of poetry,’’ which is the title of a poetical treatise by the Roman poet Horace ( B.C.). Judith Ortiz Cofer's "The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica" is about just that kind of soul food, the kind of stuff that feeds your spirit and keeps you going—even if you're a stranger in a strange land.

Her poem, which was first published indetails just how important your local corner deli might be. Description of the book "El deli latino": This is a Spanish-language edition of The Latin Deli, Judith Ortiz Cofer's prizewinning collection of short stories, personal essays, and poems.

A work rich in longing, love, and remembrance, El deli latino opens a door into the lives of the Puerto Rican immigrants who live in or near PDF an urban New Jersey tenement known as "El Building.".

The Latin deli: prose and poetry User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Poet and novelist Ortiz Cofer offers her readers an affecting view of Puerto Rican New York in this autobiographical assortment of essays and poems.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Latin Deli by Judith Ortiz Cofer, MayW. Norton & Company edition, in EnglishCited by: 8.

In "The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica" (from The Latin Deli, ), the poet reminds us not only of the specific characteristics of various Latino groups in America but also of the ties that bind them. Cofer employs a local Latin Deli to demonstrate that the qualities of uniformness and uniqueness are not mutually exclusive, and that the memories of the past and hopes for the future can be intertwined on a.

The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Presiding over a formica counter, plastic Mother and Child magnetized to the top of an ancient register, the heady mix of smells from the open bins of dried codfish, the green plantains hanging in stalks like votive offerings, she is the Patroness. The Latin Deli by Judith Ortiz Cofer; 4 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Puerto Rican women, Literary collections, Women; Places: Puerto Rico.

Reviewing her novel, The Line of the Sun, the New York Times Book Review hailed Judith Ortiz Cofer as "a writer of authentic gifts, with a genuine and important story to tell." Those gifts are on abundant display in The Latin Deli, an evocative collection of poetry, personal essays, and short fiction in which the dominant subject—the lives of Puerto.

Those gifts are on abundant display in The Latin Deli, an evocative collection of poetry, personal essays, and short fiction in which the dominant subject—the lives of Puerto Ricans in a New Jersey barrio—is drawn from the author's own childhood.

Following the directive of Emily Dickinson to "tell all the Truth but tell it slant," Cofer approaches her material from a variety of angles.

The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica Summary We're introduced to a speaker who we know—thanks to a clue from the title—is describing a Latin deli. We're told about the cash register, the kinds of food for sale, and finally the lady behind the counter.

She's not pretty, nor does she seem to be of any particular age. The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry Judith Ortiz The book is full of strong female figures and explores the complexities of Latina identity.

In ``The Myth of the Latin Woman: I Just Met a Girl. The Latin Deli: Prose and Poetry Kindle Edition by Judith Ortiz Cofer (Author)Cited by: 8.

The Latin Deli: Telling the Lives of Barrio Women Judith Ortiz Cofer, Author W. W. Norton & Company $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica. by Judith Ortiz Cofer. Bad Influence. by Judith Ortiz Cofer. Silent Dancing. by Judith Ortiz Cofer. The Line of the Sun. by Judith Ortiz Cofer.

Popular Study Guides. Judith Ortiz Cofer (—), a native of Puerto Rico, was a long-time professor of English at the University of Georgia and the author of many books including The Latin Deli, Silent Dancing, and The Line of the Sun.5/5(1).