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American Literature (2020) 92 (2): 309–341.
Published: 01 June 2020
... public sphere. Thus, to amplify their arguments, they had decided to take over the amphitheater (see fig. 1 ). US-Mexico borderlands Latina/o and Chicana/o archives ethnicity ecocriticism environmental humanities Since the Aliancistas left the amphitheater, their ideas have echoed around...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2018
... institutional and literary histories of ethnology in the United States” (15) as framed in various “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...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
... readings of US Mexicana and Chicana domestic practices, a problem- atic pattern emerges: San Antonio chili vendors are removed from plazas even as images of them as “chili queens” attract local tourism; the New Mexico gov- ernor promotes Cabeza de Baca’s Historic Cookery (1939) as an “excellent pub...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 644–646.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 of the U.S.-Mexican border, or even in a theory-of-poetry seminar. A couple of...
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American Literature (2002) 74 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2002
...—these are the cases from which Laura Henigman develops her analysis of women in crisis who use body-centered language, connected to pregnancy and mother- ing, to challenge binary idioms and assert ‘‘a spiritual self-identity to which community is inherently crucial’’ (177). This richly nuanced study...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 31–59.
Published: 01 March 2014
... relation to issues of empire surrounding the US-Mexico war, the essay refocuses attention on broader discourses of settler colonialism. Attending to the recurrence embedded in the ostensibly linear forms of these works, and to images in which they confront US settlement of lands that contain other...
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American Literature (2008) 80 (1): 111–140.
Published: 01 March 2008
... theorization of the limits and difficulties of Chicano/a literary historical recovery with accounts of late mod- ernist aesthetics, the latter having received little or no attention in Paredes criticism. While I build on the work of critics who have shown us how to read Paredes’s novel in our...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 624–627.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Mexican 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...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 164–166.
Published: 01 March 2020
... occulted role 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...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 563–589.
Published: 01 September 2013
... leaving unresolved the problems of patriarchy and cultural disloca- tion that shape the text. Embedded in US social structures of racial dif- ference and divorced from values that once organized life in Mexico, Richard is unable to imagine his bicultural future by the novel’s end. Indeed, the...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Mexican capital, considers patterns of identity formation on both sides of the US-Mexico border, resonating in the author’s own evolving personal notions of cultural affiliation; Daniel Alarcón’s Radio Ambulante project (2012–), which links stories from across Latin America and the Latin@ United States...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (3): 622–624.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Mexican 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...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (4): 811–839.
Published: 01 December 2019
... dislocation resulting from real and represented violence. Through the typically masculinist detective genre, 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...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 637–639.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 of the U.S.-Mexican border, or even in a theory-of-poetry seminar. A couple of...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 639–641.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 in...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 642–644.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Chapultepec 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): 646–648.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Chapultepec 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): 648–651.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Chapultepec 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): 651–653.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Chapultepec 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): 653–655.
Published: 01 September 2005
... 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 of the U.S.-Mexican border, or even in a theory-of-poetry seminar. A couple of...