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Hispanic Caribbean literature of migration : narratives of displacement / edited by Vanessa Pérez Rosario
1st ed
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, c2010
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS153.H56 H57 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Caribbean American authors -- History and criticism
Emigration and immigration in literature
Displacement (Psychology) in literature
Subject Caribbean Area -- In literature
Subject(s) National characteristics, Caribbean, in literature
Physical Description vi, 247 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Historical context of Caribbean Latino literature / Vaness Pérez Rosario -- The unbreakable voice in a minor language : following José Martí's migratory routes / Laura Lomas -- Más que cenizas : an analysis of Juan Bosch's dissident narration of Dominicanidad (Ausente) / Lorgia García Peña -- Creating Latinidad : Julia de Burgos' legacy in U.S. Latina literature / Vanessa Pérez Rosario -- Travel and family in Julia Alvarez's canon / Vivian Nun Halloran -- Making it home : a new ethics of immigration in Dominican literature / Ylce Irizarry -- Days of awe and the Jewish experience of a Cuban exile : the case of Achy Obejas / Carolyn Wolfenzon -- A community in transit : the performative gestures of Manuel Ramos Otero's narrative Triptych / Mónica Lladó-Ortega -- A revolution in pink : Cuban Queer literature inside and outside the island / Ana Belén Martín Sevillano -- Gender pirates on the Caribbean Sea : Queering gender, race, and diaspora in the novels of Zoé Valdés and Christopher John Farley / Omise'eke Natasha Tinsley -- Insular interventions : Jesús Colón unmasks racial harmonizing and populist uplift discourses in Puerto Rico / Maritza Stanchich -- Coloniality of diasporas : racialization of Negropolitans and Nuyoricans in Paris and New York / Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel -- The Dominican diaspora talks back : cultural archive and race in Junot Díaz's The brief wonderful life of Oscar Wao / Juanita Heredia
Summary "This collection explores the literary tradition of Caribbean Latino literature written in the U.S. beginning with José Martí and concluding with 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Junot Díaz. The contributors consider the way that spatial migration in literature serves as a metaphor for gender, sexuality, racial, identity, linguistic, and national migrations"--Provided by publisher
"Hispanic Caribbean Literature of Migration: Narratives of Displacement is a collection of thirteen chapters that explores the literary tradition of Caribbean Latino literature written in the U.S. beginning with José Martí and concluding with 2008 Pulitzer Prize winning novelist, Junot Díaz. The essays in this collection reveal the multiple ways that writers of this tradition use their unique positioning as both insiders and outsides to critique U.S. hegemonic discourses while simultaneously interrogating national discourses in their home countries. The chapters consider the way that spatial migration in literature serves as a metaphor for gender, sexuality, racial, identity, linguistic and national migrations"--Provided by publisher
Series New concepts in Latino American cultures
Alternate Author Pérez Rosario, Vanessa

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