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Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... immigration literature Dominican American identity narrative of loss ...
Book Chapter

By Susan Bibler Coutin
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... activism immigrant rights Central America students historical memory poetry and literature ...
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...
Book Chapter

By Susan Bibler Coutin
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 May 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374176-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7417-6
... have also formed poetry collectives, produced literature, and developed historical memory projects. Through such activities, youth have sought to create space and mark time for their generation activism immigrant rights Central America students historical memory poetry and literature ...
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
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and builds on the work of Afro-Latinos like Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets , producing an Afro-Latino/a literature that takes race as a given and shifts narrative attention to language. Díaz’s writing focuses on artistic craft and uses language to represent what it means be black, Latino, and an immigrant...
Published: 01 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374763-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... reading in the closet have on his family and friends. It argues that closeted reading challenges readers to think critically about what happens to immigrant rising kids when they read imaginative literature and, more important, what goes on in their complex inner lives. The chapter concludes by focusing...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... that Díaz breaks from conventions set by U.S. immigrant classics like Roth’s Call It Sleep and builds on the work of Afro-Latinos like Thomas’s Down These Mean Streets , producing an Afro-Latino/a literature that takes race as a given and shifts narrative attention to language. Díaz’s writing focuses...
Published: 01 January 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7476-3
... and the effects Oscar’s reading in the closet have on his family and friends. It argues that closeted reading challenges readers to think critically about what happens to immigrant rising kids when they read imaginative literature and, more important, what goes on in their complex inner lives. The chapter...
Published: 13 May 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7436-7
... posthumanism This essay discusses Mama & Me , a mixed-media artwork by an ftm-identified Hong Kong immigrant, Bobby Cheung, as a trans of color critique of the normativizing discourses of U.S.-based transgender politics. Drawing on the history of Asian immigration and diaspora studies, this essay...
Series: Refiguring American Music
Published: 23 April 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478021391-040
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2139-1
Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions
Published: 11 June 1991
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382355-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8235-5
... modernity. As elites sought to transform Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, encouraging European immigration and implementing reforms that pushed poor and working-class residents out of city centers, illustrated journalism charted the spatial and social divides of an urbanizing Brazil. Topical narratives...