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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 848–850.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Ralph E. Rodriguez Buenas Noches, American Culture: Latina/o Aesthetics of Night . By DeGuzmán María . 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 450–454.
Published: 01 June 2003
... James Nagel. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State Univ. Press. 2001. xi, 297 pp. $49.95. Stages of Life: Transcultural Performance and Identity in U.S. Latina Theater.By Alberto Sandoval-Sánchez and Nancy Saporta Sternbach. Tucson: Univ. of...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 645–647.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Maria Damon Creative Alliances: The Transnational Designs of Indigenous Women’s Poetry . By McGlennen Molly . Norman : Univ. of Oklahoma Press . 2014 . ix, 230 pp. Paper , $24.95 . Broken Souths: Latina/o Poetic Responses to Neoliberalism and Globalization . By Dowdy...
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American Literature (1 March 2018) 90 (1): 141–170.
Published: 01 March 2018
... broader effort to decenter the bildungsroman (including the work of Maxine Hong Kingston and Gloria Naylor), Cisneros’s text can help us do so, if we can learn to read it otherwise. Copyright © 2018 by Duke University Press 2018 Sandra Cisneros Latina/o literature social mobility ethnic...
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American Literature (1 June 2016) 88 (2): 361–389.
Published: 01 June 2016
... construction in the United States. It pays particular attention to the intersections of nationality, citizenship, and class that complicate concepts of Latin@ hemispheric unity. Copyright © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016 literary journalism Latina and Latino literature nonfiction...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 845–848.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Nielsen, Pennsylvania State University DOI 10.1215/00029831-3329710 Buenas Noches, 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...
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American Literature (1 June 2018) 90 (2): 439–448.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Past, Present, and Future is an important intervention that recognizes that the category of Latina/o comics represents a range of output that is as broad as the medium itself. In their introduction, Aldama and González run through examples of common genres of Latina/o graphic narrative—science fiction...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 871–886.
Published: 01 December 2004
... Latina(o) literary interactions with the United States (53). An author whose work is under consideration in Latino Dreams, Benjamin Alire Sáenz, assists Allatson in establishing the transcul- tural dimensions of Latina(o) texts: they ‘‘either cannot or refuse ‘to be completely contained by that...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 850–853.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Press 2015 850  American Literature means employing ethnoracial markers such as African American and Latina/o while also trying to indicate their limitations. Milian tries to elude those limits by employing the terms blackness, brownness, and dark brownness. She asserts, “My motive is to...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 217–219.
Published: 01 March 2004
..., the MLA Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies, and the MLA Prize for a first book. A descriptive list of all the awards and their deadlines is available from the office of Special Projects, Modern Language Associa- tion, 26 Broadway, Third...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 405–408.
Published: 01 June 2015
... Reviews  407 design, and Diana Rodríguez’s Hollywood performances of Latina domestics. In her 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...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and Latina/o literature rewards close reading within a social context. Psychological studies show that interracial friendship can alter “racial schemas.” Moya suggests that literature can likewise promote “racial literacy” (6), or understanding among people of different races, because of its...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 451–458.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Didion, and Don DeLillo, among others. He focuses on the period between the fall of the Berlin Wall and the 9/11 attacks to examine U.S. narratives about nationhood and the emergence of a new era. Transnational Latina Narratives in the Twenty-First Century: The Politics of Gender...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 387–412.
Published: 01 June 2001
... World feminist cultural imperative suggesting that Cen- tral Americans and other Latinas share a common colonial legacy and a common antipatriarchal struggle.22 This unifying strategy of solidarity, however, glosses over...
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American Literature (1 March 2004) 76 (1): 203–215.
Published: 01 March 2004
... that gender, ethnicity, and language are under- stood and interrogated in Latin American and Latino studies as a result of globalization and postcoloniality. Reading U.S. Latina Writers: Remapping American Literature. Ed. Alvina E. Quintana. New York: Palgrave MacMillan. 2003. vi, 212 pp. $55.00...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 197–199.
Published: 01 March 2014
... transnationalist politics that have circulated since the movement, would strengthen or challenge their critical positions. That said, however, Unspeakable Violence and Chicano Nations are equally invaluable and represent the cutting-edge work standing at the fore- front of Chicana/o—and Latina/o—literary...
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American Literature (1 March 2014) 86 (1): 199–201.
Published: 01 March 2014
... circulated since the movement, would strengthen or challenge their critical positions. That said, however, Unspeakable Violence and Chicano Nations are equally invaluable and represent the cutting-edge work standing at the fore- front of Chicana/o—and Latina/o—literary scholarship. Richard T...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 454–456.
Published: 01 June 2003
...- malism by a critic like James Nagel. Instead, we need to consider what disci- plinary configurations will be necessary to reimagine the project of American literature of Native, Latina, or Jewish perspectives. Doing so might seem to...
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American Literature (1 March 2013) 85 (1): 213–216.
Published: 01 March 2013
... histories of genocide and incarceration, or how have bilin- gual teaching practices in Latina/o, American Indian, or immigrant com- munities shifted the terrain and political engagement of American literary study? Why teach literary texts and why teach literary texts that purport to be nation based...
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American Literature (1 June 2012) 84 (2): 437–440.
Published: 01 June 2012