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Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... immigration literature Dominican American identity narrative of loss ...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
.... The nonnormative bodies that populate the novel are given a sacred and central position by Yunior’s loving consumption. The novel’s narrative form creates a literary space for Dominican American identity through an artistic cannibalism, drawing on the artistic vision provided by the Brazilian modernist Oswald de...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... immigrant narratives wherein characters must navigate the riptides of cultural identity. Because identity construction in Anglo- and Latino/a America is deceptively narrow, Yunior illustrates how one must swim entirely out of them or drown between them. immigration literature Dominican American...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... illustrates how one must swim entirely out of them or drown between them. immigration literature Dominican American identity narrative of loss This chapter explores the links between The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and larger Latin American literary practices. It begins with a critical...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... for Dominican American identity through an artistic cannibalism, drawing on the artistic vision provided by the Brazilian modernist Oswald de Andrade’s “Cannibalist Manifesto.” Junot Díaz Künstlerroman antropofagía ...
Book: Reggaeton
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392323-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9232-3
Series: e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Published: 21 November 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390282-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9028-2
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
..., identity, sexuality, and their interrelation. Americanity decolonial love This Is How You Lose Her The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao In This Is How You Lose Her , Díaz focuses on themes of intimacy and love. In the book, love is fraught, deceiving, and illusive—as demonstrated...