Newsletter   Secure Checkout   Shopping Cart (0 Items)  
Search:    Welcome Guest! Save up to 30-40% on most items with our awesome everyday discounts!

Fantasmas: Supernatural Stories by Mexican American Writers [Paperback]

Our Price $ 10.50  
Retail Value $ 15.00  
You Save $ 4.50  (30%)  
Item Number 262196  
Buy New $10.50
Out Of Stock!
Currently Out Of Stock
Currently unavailable...

Item description for Fantasmas: Supernatural Stories by Mexican American Writers by Rob Johnson...

Cuentos de fantasma are a popular form of Mexican literature combining fantasy, folktales, and pulp fiction. Fantasmas is the first collection of such stories written by Mexican American writiers, including Kathleen Alcala, David Rice, Carmen Tafolla, Stephen Gutierrez, Elva Trevino Hart, and others. In her introduction, Kathleen Alcala distinguishes these stories from those by Latin American magical realists.

Promise Angels is dedicated to bringing you great books at great prices. Whether you read for entertainment, to learn, or for literacy - you will find what you want at!

Item Specifications...

Pages   185
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.44" Width: 5.52" Height: 0.62"
Weight:   0.61 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Oct 30, 2001
Publisher   Bilingual Pr (Bilrp)
ISBN  1931010021  
ISBN13  9781931010023  

Availability  0 units.

More About Rob Johnson

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Rob Johnson, a former officer in the British Army with operational experience, is Lecturer in the History of War at Oxford University. His previous books include "Outnumbered, Outgunned, Undeterred", and (with Michael Whitby and John France) "How to Win on the Battlefield."

Rob Johnson has an academic affiliation as follows - Director, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Department of Family Practice,.

Are You The Artisan or Author behind this product?
Improve our customers experience by registering for an Artisan Biography Center Homepage.

Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Contemporary
2Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > General > Literary
3Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > Short Stories > Anthologies
4Books > Subjects > Literature & Fiction > World Literature > United States

Reviews - What do customers think about Fantasmas: Supernatural Stories by Mexican American Writers?

A Long Awaited Release  Mar 22, 2002
This book is actually edited by my former Creative Writing Professor, (in a later incarnation of the same class from which the book sprung). Dr. Johnson has a talent for seeing quality in other people's stories. If you like scary stories, try these on for size. They are interesting both in content and in cultural elements. It's about time that the literary world started taking Hispanic literature seriously. It has so much more flavor than a lot (not all, but a lot) of what comes out of (my own) WASPish heritage. Try it. You'll like it.
Truly scary reading on a cold, dark night!  Feb 8, 2002
Aptly edited by Rob Johnson (teacher of American literature at the University of Texas-Pan American, South Texas Valley) Fantasmas: Supernatural Stories By Mexican American Writers is an impressive and wide-ranging anthology of folklore-style fantasy tales, or cuentos de fantasma. Enhanced with an informative introduction by Kathleen Alcala, as well as being intrinsically shocking, spooky, and rich with cultural and traditional lore, the stories comprising Fantasmas make for truly scary reading on a cold, dark night!

Write your own review about Fantasmas: Supernatural Stories by Mexican American Writers

Ask A Question or Provide Feedback regarding Fantasmas: Supernatural Stories by Mexican American Writers

Item Feedback and Product Questions
For immediate assistance call 888.395.0572 during the hours of 10am thru 8pm EST Monday thru Friday and a customer care representative will be happy to help you!

Help us continuously improve our service by reporting your feedback or questions below:

I have a question regarding this product
The information above is incorrect or conflicting
The page has misspellings or incorrect grammar
The page did not load correctly in my browser or created an error.

Email Address:
Anti Spam Question. To combat spammers we require that you answer a simple question.
What color is the sky?
Leave This Blank :
Do Not Change This Text :

Add This Product Widget To Your Website

Looking to add this information to your own website? Then use our Product Widget to allow you to display product information in a frame that is 120 pixels wide by 240 pixels high.

    Copy and paste the following HTML into your website and enjoy!

Order toll-free weekdays 10am thru 10pm EST by phone: 1-888-395-0572 (Lines are closed on holidays & weekends.)
Customer Service | My Account | Track My Orders | Return Policy | Request Free Catalog | Email Newsletter

Gift Certificates
RSS Feeds
About Us
Contact Us
Terms Of Use
Privacy Policy