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The Routledge companion to Latino/a literature.

9780415666060

The Routledge companion to Latino/a literature.

Ed. by Suzanne Bost and Frances R. Aparicio.

Routledge

2013

565 pages

$225.00

Hardcover

PS153

Bost (English, Loyola U., Chicago) and Aparicio (Spanish and Portuguese, Northwestern U.) compile 47 essays by writers and scholars of English, gender studies, literature, Spanish, Latina/o studies, and other areas mostly from the US, who examine ideas, figures, terms, and debates in US Latino/a literature. They consider identity aspects like feminism, masculinities, queerness, illness and disability, and Latino/a studies in various parts of the world; the literature through the worldviews of citizenship, Marxist literary criticism, neoliberalism, nationalism, transnationalism, indigeneity, and environmentalism; language, folklore, popular music, spirituality, culinary, and visual art traditions in the literature; forms, such as theater, poetry, novels, memoir, magical realism, chick lit, science fiction, comics, and children's literature; and various canons, from Cuban-American literature, to Chicana/Latina lesbian literature, to the US Hispanic literary canon.

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