This is a small but significant Chicano literary collection that highlights Maria Duke dos Santos' relationship to various
Chicano writers over three decades. The collection adds understanding to the development of Chicano letters and writing, and
its international growth.
Maria Duke dos Santos is a leading authority on Chicano and Latino authors. She became one of the earliest female scholars
in the field of Chicano literature in the early 1970s. She is also a professor at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or
quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given
on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply
permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.