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The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature

Edited by: Suzanne Bost , Frances R. Aparicio

Print publication date:  August  2012
Online publication date:  October  2012

Print ISBN: 9780415666060
eBook ISBN: 9780203097199
Adobe ISBN: 9781136221613

10.4324/9780203097199
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Book description

Latino/a literature is one of the fastest developing fields in the discipline of literary studies. It represents an identity that is characterized by fluidity and diversity, often explored through divisions formed by language, race, gender, sexuality, and immigration.

The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature presents over forty essays by leading and emerging international scholars of Latino/a literature and analyses:

  • Regional, cultural and sexual identities in Latino/a literature
  • Worldviews and traditions of Latino/a cultural creation
  • Latino/a literature in different international contexts
  • The impact of differing literary forms of Latino/a literature
  • The politics of canon formation in Latino/a literature.

This collection provides a map of the critical issues central to the discipline, as well as uncovering new perspectives and new directions for the development of the field. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the past, present and future of this literary culture.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Latinidad Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Mestizaje Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Afro-Latino/a Literature and Identity Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Urban Spaces Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Feminisms Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Masculinities Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Queerness Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Illness Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Chicano/a and Latino/a Literary Studies in Mexico Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Latino/a Literature in Western Europe Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Latino/a Literary Studies in Siberia Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Latino/a Literature in the Arab World Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Citizenship Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Marxist Literary Criticism Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Neoliberalism Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Nationalism Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Transnationalism Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Indigeneity Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Environmentalism Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Negotiating Language Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Latino/a Literature and The Uses of Folklore Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Popular Music Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Spirituality Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Culinary Encounters in Latino/a Literature Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Themes in Latino/a Visual Art Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Teatro Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Poetry Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Novel Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Memoir, Autobiography, Testimonio Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Revistas Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Magical Realism Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Chica Lit Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Science Fiction Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Comics Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Children’s Literature Download PDF
Chapter  36:  The Formation of a Latino/a Canon Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Chicano/a Literature Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Boricua Literature Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Cuban-American Literature Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Dominican-American Literature Download PDF
Chapter  41:  South American Latino/a Writers in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Literatures of Central Americans in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Literature of the Borderlands Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Thirty Years of Chicana/Latina Lesbian Literary Production Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Authors, Readers, and the Mediations of Print Culture Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Censorship and Latino/a Texts Download PDF
Bibliography Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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