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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 309–341.
Published: 01 June 2020
... are, whom they can contain, and how they should be used. Copyright © 2020 by Duke University Press 2020 US-Mexico borderlands Latina/o and Chicana/o archives ethnicity ecocriticism environmental humanities On October 15, 1966, a caravan of cars set out from Albuquerque, New Mexico...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... frequently in Chicana/o narratives, while the political necessity to comment on racial injustice in the US-Mexico borderlands without extra-ethnic distractions explains this racial figure’s consistent tex- tual marginalization. Cross-racial contact between Mexican Americans and Asians in important...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Popular Culture. By Rita E. Urquijo-Ruiz. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press. 2012. xx, 217 pp. Paper, $16.95. Over the past two decades, scholarship about the US-Mexico border region has served as a point of departure for transnational Americanist work in many disciplines. These three studies provide...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... of the bildungsroman in “Américo Paredes’s The Shadow: Social and Subjective Transformation in Greater Mexico,” Aztlán 27 (spring 2002): 27–55. For two foundational early studies of subject formation, see Ramón Saldívar, “The Borderlands of Culture: Américo Paredes’s George Washington...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2005
... identity, nation- ality, borders, and languages within borderland narratives of spaces. After all, as King concludes, any hero ‘‘works to make space for himself South of Our Selves is a study of six modern and postmodern American poets who sojourned in Mexico during the 1950s and, as a result, tried...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Zoo Allen Ginsberg’s Siesta in Xbalba; Denise Levertov’s ‘‘Tomatlan and Robert Hayden’s An Inference of Mexico, each poet develops a distinct but simi- lar technique of ‘‘going foreign This volume could be useful in a survey of contemporary American poetry or a specialized course in literature...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 642–644.
Published: 01 September 2005
... identity, nation- ality, borders, and languages within borderland narratives of spaces. After all, as King concludes, any hero ‘‘works to make space for himself South of Our Selves is a study of six modern and postmodern American poets who sojourned in Mexico during the 1950s and, as a result, tried...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2005
... identity, nation- ality, borders, and languages within borderland narratives of spaces. After all, as King concludes, any hero ‘‘works to make space for himself South of Our Selves is a study of six modern and postmodern American poets who sojourned in Mexico during the 1950s and, as a result, tried...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2005
... identity, nation- ality, borders, and languages within borderland narratives of spaces. After all, as King concludes, any hero ‘‘works to make space for himself South of Our Selves is a study of six modern and postmodern American poets who sojourned in Mexico during the 1950s and, as a result, tried...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 648–651.
Published: 01 September 2005
... identity, nation- ality, borders, and languages within borderland narratives of spaces. After all, as King concludes, any hero ‘‘works to make space for himself South of Our Selves is a study of six modern and postmodern American poets who sojourned in Mexico during the 1950s and, as a result, tried...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2005
... identity, nation- ality, borders, and languages within borderland narratives of spaces. After all, as King concludes, any hero ‘‘works to make space for himself South of Our Selves is a study of six modern and postmodern American poets who sojourned in Mexico during the 1950s and, as a result, tried...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 653–655.
Published: 01 September 2005
... on one another through and over urban films of the 1970s and beyond. ArthurKnight,CollegeofWilliamandMary Border Confluences: Borderland Narratives from the Mexican War to the Present. By Rosemary A. King. Tucson: Univ. of Arizona Press. 2004. xvii, 190 pp. $39.95. South of Our Selves: Mexico...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... “scenarios of troubled linguistic exchange” (3). This well-historicized analysis uses methods from linguistic theory and borderlands studies that seek to uncover previously occluded voices. Gunn’s main textual sources include John Russell Bartlett’s Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
...- rée A. Martín. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2014. x, 254 pp. Cloth, $85.00; paper, $28.95. Domestic Negotiations: Gender, Nation, and Self-Fashioning in US Mexicana and Chicana Literature and Art. By Marci R. McMahon. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers Univ. Press. 2013. xvi, 239 pp. Cloth...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2020
... that women play as often silent subjects of this power. While one book addresses this topic in relation to Mexican American women in the Texas borderlands, New Mexico, and California and the other in relation to indigenous women in the United States and Canada, both emphasize the significance of women’s self...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 June 2001
... and unrecognized.1 In the film El Norte (1984), Maya-Quiché brother and sister Enrique and Rosita cross the perilous borders between Guate- mala, Mexico, and the United States to escape Guatemala’s civil war and its repression...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
... or locational element, which connects to the spatial dimensions and movements of Latinidad that I track in this essay. 2 See Wendy Brown ( 2010 ) on the tensions animating current wall building and fortification around the world, with particular attention to the US-Mexico border. 3 Anthologies...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (3): 658–665.
Published: 01 September 2017
... abolished the African slave trade, this study situates abolition as a series of formalized practices shaping abolitionist discourse. Junker draws from methods introduced in Stephen Toulmin’s Uses of Argument (1958) to analyze forty-eight topoi, or argumentative structures, as well as narrative figures...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 811–839.
Published: 01 December 2019
..., Rivera Garza inverts the femicide narrative familiar from the headlines about the US-Mexico border region, where since the passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), hundreds of women have been sexually assaulted and brutally murdered along the border, most near Ciudad Juarez across from...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (2): 357–387.
Published: 01 June 2006
... surveillance, torture, detention, and disappearances that the United States continues to use on new fronts in order to maintain control at home and abroad, Martínez’s work exemplifies a critical angle that will train us to listen for the subaltern texts of the U.S.-Iraq-Guantánamo borderlands, as the rever...