Sex As A Political Condition Essay

1592 Words Dec 7th, 2016 7 Pages
Award winning professor Carlos Nicolas Flores has put a new perspective in a life of a Mexican-American. The El Paso native has had a successful career as a professor and author, he’s well known for Our House on Hueco, but he’s been recently getting more attention with his lascivious novel: Sex as a Political Condition: A Border Novel. This said novel has placed him in the spotlight as he acquires more interviews and reviews about the book he further discloses information about himself. The interviews and reviews expose essential parts of his life as well as mixed reactions for Sex as a Political Condition: A Border Novel. Author Joseph Green’s put it best: “It is revolutionary in spirit and inelegant in ethos, equal parts hilarious, offensive, and insightful.”
Flores, a professor and published author, has had a successful career. Born and raised in El Paso, TX, he graduated UTEP with a master’s degree in English in the 1970’s. Shortly afterwards, he started working at LCC (Laredo Community College) as an English Professor. He then decided to “teach a course on Black and Chicano literature that led to a National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire, where he embarked on a study entitled “A Chicano Looks at a Black: A Comparison and Contrast of Chicano and Black Literature (The Producer).” In the next years, he established the Revista Rio Bravo where he interviewed several Chicano writers. His numerous accomplishments have set him to…

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