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‘Accidental Mexican’  Ilan Stavans probes cultural identity in first play

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/theater/article/accidental_mexican_ilan_stavans_probes_cultural_identity_in_first_play_2008

As an "accidental Mexican" born to an Eastern European family, author and essayist Ilan Stavans has hurdled critics to become one of the nation's foremost commentators on Latino culture. As a Mexican American, he has written widely on immigration, the clash and fusion of languages and the quest for acceptance.

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