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Authors Raymond Carver & Sandra Cisneros
Transcript of Authors Raymond Carver & Sandra Cisneros
His stories mainly take place in his native pacific northwest region. His characters are people with the type of lower middle class that the author was familiar with while he was growing up.
Raymond Carver was believed to have revitalize the genre of short stories. His main collections were
Will you please be quiet, please? (1976) What we talk about when we talk about love (1981), Cathedral (1983), and Where I'm calling from (1988).
Sandra Cisneros was born on December 20th 1954, in Chicago. She was born to a Mexican father and a Chicana Mother, she has six brothers and is the only daughter in her family.
Cisneros writings are influenced by memories she has about the neighborhood in which she grew up in, the people who were her relatives and friends and neighbors.
Sandra Cisneros started to be widely known after the publication of The House On Mango Street. It has been translated worldwide and is taught in American classrooms as a coming of age novel.
Raymond Carver was born on May 25th 1938, in Clatskaine. He was born into a working-class family, his father was an alcoholic who worked as a sawmiller. His mother was a waitress with many other jobs too.
In 1995 she was awarded the MacArthur Foundation Fellowship. In 2003 she was awarded the texas Medal of the Arts. She has also received many honors including an honorary Doctor of letters from the State University of New York at Purchase 1993; two National Endowment of the Arts Fellowships for fiction and poetry 1988 and many more.
Sandra has founded the Macondo Foundation, an association of socially engaged writers that now makes it home at the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center in San Antonio; And the Alfredo Cisneros Del Moral Foundation, a grant giving institution serving Texas writers.
Sandra Cisneros Accomplishments
Raymond's highly successful short-story collection, Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? established his reputation. He also taught for several years at the University of Texas at El Paso and at Syracuse University and in 1983 he won a literary award. His short stories were what made his reputation, but he was also an accomplished poet. His poetry collections include At Night The Salmon Move(1976), Where Water Comes Together with Other Water(1985), and Ultramarine(1986).
Raymond Carver Accomplishments
Bad Boys (1980)
The House On Mango Street (1984)
My Wicked, Wicked Ways (1987)
Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories (1991)
Hairs= Pelitos (1994)
Loose Woman (1994)
Caramelo, or, Puro Cuento (2002)
Vintage Cisneros (2004)
Have You Seen Marie? (2012)
Sandra Cisneros Works
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? (1976)
Furious Seasons (1977)
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love (1981)
Where I'm Calling From (1988)
Short Cuts: selected stories (movie) (1993)
Near Klamath (1968)
Winter Insomnia (1970)
At Night the Salmon Move (1976)
Where Water Come Together With Other Water (1985)
Raymond Carver Works