Denis Lynn Daly Heyck is Professor of Modern Languages and Literatures at Loyola University, Chicago, where she teaches Latin American Literature and Culture. She has published a book of oral histories, Life Stories of the Nicaraguan Revolution (Routledge, 1990), and an anthology on Latino cultures in the Unied States, Barrios and Borderlands (Routledge, 1994). She is co-author of the Destinos professional supplements Spanish for educators and Spanish for Social Services (McGraw-Hill, 1993). Professor Heyck is currently working on a book about the relationship between cultural survival and environmental sustainability in several Latin American communities. Her book reviews appear in Hispania and Choice. She received her Ph.D. from the University of London.María Victoria González Pagani is the author of 'Tradicin y cambio: Lecturas sobre la cultura latinoamericana contempornea (Spanish Edition)', published 2004 under ISBN 9780072496437 and ISBN 0072496436.