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Ilan Stavans

Ilan Stavans is Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture at Amherst College. He is the author of many books, including Spanglish: The Making of a New American Language and A Most Imperfect Union. He is also general editor of The Norton Anthology of Latino Literature.

Books by Ilan Stavans

  1. Book CoverChronicle of the Narváez Expedition


    This new Norton Critical Edition recounts the 1527–36 expedition of Cabeza de Vaca, the first Spanish explorer to cross North America.More

  2. Book CoverThe Norton Anthology of Latino Literature


    A dazzling and definitive compendium of the Latino literary tradition.More

  3. Book CoverThe Norton Anthology of Latino Literature

    College Edition

    A dazzling and definitive compendium of the Latino literary tradition.More

  4. Book CoverQuixote: The Novel and the World


    A groundbreaking cultural history of the most influential, most frequently translated, and most imitated novel in the world.More

  5. Book CoverThe Underdogs


    Mariano Azuela’s classic novel of the Mexican Revolution is now available as a Norton Critical Edition.More