Marcienne Rocard

The Children of the Sun - the Mexican-American Minority through American Literature

Retired professor of American and Canadian literature, Marcienne Rocard has shared with us her discovery of Chicano-American literature in the 1950's and 1960's. She was a lecturer at SMU Dallas,Texas, and then went on to University California Los Angeles (UCLA), where she wrote her thesis on the Mexican-American minority. It was published as "Les Fils du Soleil" in Paris, by Maisonneuve et Larose, in 1980, then translated by Edward Brown, at Tucson,University by Arizona Press in 1989, as "The Children of the Sun". 


She has published articles in American and Canadian journals,  and retired as full professor of American and Canadian literature at Toulouse-Le Mirail University.

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