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Marjorie Agosín Descendant of Russian and Austrian Jews Born in the United States, raised in Chile until the age of 16; moved back to the United States Writer, human rights activist, professor o Short stories o Novels o Anthologies o Poems Themes in her work: o Feminist o Jewish experience o Latina experience o Bilingual- human rights through language/ multi-lingual identity o Multi-cultural/ religious identity
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Unformatted text preview: o Family, lineage o Memory, remembering, creating lost histories o Holocaust/ Anti-Semitism o Refugees/ homelessness o Chile/ Pinochet dictatorship o Oppression/ human rights Works: o Dear Anne Frank o Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love o A Cross and a Star: Memoirs of a Jewish Girl in Chile o Always From Somewhere Else o Scraps of Life: Chilean Arpilleras...
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