The Spanish-speaking world has been blessed with gifted women authors whose literary works have deepened the exploration and understanding of the Hispanic identity and culture.Mujeres de hoy: textos, voces e imaginesis a content-based collection of such works by Spanish, Spanish American, and Latina women designed for upper-level literature courses. Each chapter, which includes two literary selections by women writers, examines different sides of the same topic under exploration. These topics explore contemporary issues that challenge current thinking such as immigration, minority groups, race, religion, social status, and ecology. YetMujeres de hoyalso speaks to the issues that affect the human experience-such as procreation and the construction of a gendered identity. Newspaper articles, testimonies, art, interviews, films, songs, and Web activities complement the two main readings. By exposing students to all types of texts, in a non-biased approach,Mujeres de hoyoffers all learners the opportunity to examine the diversity and complexity of the Hispanic world and the richness of its culture. Student Web SiteThe Companion Website provides links to authentic texts that enable students to complete the Web-based activities located throughout every chapter.Criado, Miryam is the author of 'Mujeres De Hoy Textos, Voces E Im Genes', published 2004 under ISBN 9780131838222 and ISBN 0131838229.