RetroSpace is a collection of the seminal articles of the noted critic Bruce-Novoa on the history and theory of Chicano literature.
“Accessible, insightful and instructive.”—The Small Press Book Review
JUAN BRUCE-NOVOA is the award-winning author of various articles and books, including: RetroSpace: Collected Essays on Chicano Literature (Arte Público Press, 1990), Chicano Authors: Inquiry by Interview and Chicano Poetry. Currently he is a professor in the department of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of California at Irvine and is working on a novel about the Berlin Wall.
A native of Denver, Colorado, Bruce-Novoa has lectured on Mexican painting, Hollywood film and U.S. Colonial literature, publishing widely on a variety of subjects. He has taught at Yale, Harvard, Penn State, Trinity University, the University of California at Santa Barbara and Irvine, and Universitat Mainz and Universitat Erlangen-Nurenberg in Germany, holding positions in both Spanish and English departments.