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American Literature (2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Monica Hanna Abstract Some of the most compelling and widely consumed US Latin@ literature being produced at the turn of the twenty-first century is literary journalism in the form of the chronicle, a transnational and transhistorical genre that draws on US and Latin American literary traditions...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 704–707.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., Latin America, and the Caribbean become visible and relevant? How do these texts partici- pate in the (de)construction of a geopolitical locale such as the South? What happens to Southern communities under the pressure of eco- nomic, literary, and political globalization? What new and old institu...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (1): 205–206.
Published: 01 March 2015
...Claudia Milian Disaster Writing: The Cultural Politics of Catastrophe in Latin America . By Anderson Mark D. . Charlottesville : Univ. of Virginia Press . 2011 . x , 241 pp. Cloth , $49.50 ; paper , $22.50 ; e-book , $22.50 . Race, Ethnicity, and Nuclear War...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
..., American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night. By María DeGuzmán. Bloomington: Indiana Univ. Press. 2012. x, 310 pp. Cloth, $80.00; paper, $28.00; e-book, $23.99. Latining America: Black-Brown Passages and the Coloring of Latino/a Studies. By Claudia Milian. Athens: Univ. of Georgia Press. x, 301...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (3): 523–555.
Published: 01 September 2019
..., this essay establishes the corporate plantation as a heuristic for exploring the imperial logics and practices tying the US South to the larger project of colonial domination in the Caribbean and Latin America, and ultimately reexamines black transnationalism and diaspora from the position of corporate...
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American Literature (2004) 76 (4): 871–886.
Published: 01 December 2004
.... 2003. xiv, 175 pp. $37.50. A common assumption among scholars of Latin American literature is that English professors view Gabriel García Márquez and magical realism as the sum total of Latin American letters.1 My recent move from a faculty position in Spanish to one in English, advertised as a...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 859–867.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., focus on the importance for the South of Africa and Latin America, respectively. All three books have in com- mon an extension of the notion of the South beyond its geographic, regional, and national boundaries. In South to a New Place the contributors are guided by the editors’ concern with...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 169–171.
Published: 01 March 2020
... dominant subject positions structure canonical twentieth-century literature in the Americas: in the United States, the subject position of the writer as experiencer , and in Latin America, the subject position of the writer as reader [ lector ]” (8). The first part of the study makes a lengthy case for...
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American Literature (2005) 77 (3): 483–509.
Published: 01 September 2005
... Latin America had been independent for a century or more, Mariátegui was able to strongly identify with the geohistorical dynamic of European colonialism in other parts of the global South as a result of his careful attention to the continued operations of the colonial economy. As with many...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
... from patriarchal nationalism to an enlightened inter- or transnationalism in which Chicana/o subjectivities cor- relate to hybrid Chicana/o spaces, or border zones” (7), she offers an expan- sive view of Chicana/o literary history that singles out three moments—Latin American independence and US...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (3): 609–612.
Published: 01 September 2020
... and Toni Morrison’s Africanism. Hispanicism provided US Americans with “the reflexive grounds necessary to constitute nationality” (14) with Spanish and Spanish Americans as liminal border figures, helping to shape Anglo-American identity. Hispanicism also served to justify imperialism in Latin...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (1): 171–181.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Rodrigo Lazo © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 Rodrigo The Place of Hemispheric American Studies Lazo Cuba’s Wild East: A Literary Geography of Oriente. By Peter Hulme. Liver- pool, UK: Liverpool Univ. Press. 2011. 455 pp. $120.00. Urban Chroniclers in Modern Latin America...
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American Literature (2016) 88 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2016
... their Latin American counterparts, the book is characterized not by McGlennen’s elegance but by an equally invigorating bubbling, thick abundance of relational, critical, and informational texture. Key poets are Martín Espada, Juan Felipe Herrera, Victor Hernández Cruz, and Roberto Bolaño, whose...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 162–164.
Published: 01 March 2020
... supposedly “gender-neutral” claims based on “communist persecution” or humanitarian reasons. Chapter 1 focuses on 1980s asylum applications by Latin American women who claimed intimate sexual violence as grounds for persecution. It argues that the resulting association of gender-based violence or...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 847–858.
Published: 01 December 2006
... that t]he U.S. South has become more diverse, more prosperous, and more like the larger American nation—vulnerable to the changing winds and fashions of the global marketplace’’ (62). The next two essays, by Raymond A. Mohl and David A. Reimers, deal, respectively, with the Latinization of the...
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American Literature (2015) 87 (4): 825–827.
Published: 01 December 2015
... to spaces like the Southern states, the West Indies, and Latin America. What such a southward gaze might look like becomes apparent in Iannini’s Fatal Revolutions, which, not unlike Chiles’s book, yokes together an eighteenth-century historical transformation (the evolution of the West Indian...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (1): 205–211.
Published: 01 March 2013
... notions of itself as a hallowed Eden. Ecological Imaginations in Latin American Fiction. By Laura Barbas-Rhoden. Gainesville: Univ. Press of Florida. 2011. x, 195 pp. $74.95. This study examines the ways the ecological imagination of Latin American fiction offers a critique of economic and...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (1): 229–230.
Published: 01 March 2001
.... Asian, African, Latin American, and Near Eastern topics of relevance are also encouraged. The deadline for submis- sions is 15 November 2001. A brief outline or abstract (one to three pages) of the proposal, which should include a sense of the sources or archival materials consulted, should be sent...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 714–716.
Published: 01 December 2006
... as Cuba, Mexico, Latin America, and the Caribbean become visible and relevant? How do these texts partici- pate in the (de)construction of a geopolitical locale such as the South? What happens to Southern communities under the pressure of eco- nomic, literary, and political globalization? What...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (4): 717–719.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., Latin America, and the Caribbean become visible and relevant? How do these texts partici- pate in the (de)construction of a geopolitical locale such as the South? What happens to Southern communities under the pressure of eco- nomic, literary, and political globalization? What new and old institu...