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Carmen Tafolla

Poetry

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19910419

Tafolla reads from her persona poems, which present various characters from the barrio, and talks about the ways in which education has failed Spanish-speaking Americans by trying to force them into a WASP mold.

| Subject Matter: Latina | Interview Year: 1991 | Genre: Poetry |

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