Dance Between Two Cultures

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Author: William Luis
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
ISBN: 9780826513953
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : un
Pages : 352

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by William Luis, Dance Between Two Cultures Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Dance Between Two Cultures books, Offers insights on Latino Caribbean writers born or raised in the United States who are at the vanguard of a literary movement that has captured both critical and popular interest. In this groundbreaking study, William Luis analyzes the most salient and representative narrative and poetic works of the newest literary movement to emerge in Spanish American and U.S. literatures. The book is divided into three sections, each focused on representative Puerto Rican American, Cuban American, and Dominican American authors. Luis traces the writers' origins and influences from the nineteenth century to the present, focusing especially on the contemporary works of Oscar Hijuelos, Julia Alvarez, Cristina Garcia, and Piri Thomas, among others. While engaging in close readings of the texts, Luis places them in a broader social, historical, political, and racial perspective to expose the tension between text and context. As a group, Latino Caribbeans write an ethnic literature in English that is born of their struggle to forge an identity separate from both the influences of their parents' culture and those of the United States. For these writers, their parents' country of origin is a distant memory. They have developed a culture of resistance and a language that mediates between their parents' identity and the culture that they themselves live in. Latino Caribbeans are engaged in a metaphorical dance with Anglo Americans as the dominant culture. Just as that dance represents a coming together of separate influences to make a unique art form, so do both Hispanic and North American cultures combine to bring a new literature into being. This new body of literature helps us to understand not only the adjustments Latino Caribbean cultures have had to make within the larger U.S. environment but also how the dominant culture has been affected by their presence.



The Cambridge History Of Latina O American Literature

The Cambridge History of Latina o American Literature PDF
Author: John Morán González
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1316873676
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages :

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The Cambridge History Of Latina O American Literature

by John Morán González, The Cambridge History Of Latina O American Literature Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download The Cambridge History Of Latina O American Literature books, The Cambridge History of Latina/o American Literature emphasizes the importance of understanding Latina/o literature not simply as a US ethnic phenomenon but more broadly as an important element of a trans-American literary imagination. Engaging with the dynamics of migration, linguistic and cultural translation, and the uneven distribution of resources across the Americas that characterize Latina/o literature, the essays in this History provide a critical overview of key texts, authors, themes, and contexts as discussed by leading scholars in the field. This book demonstrates the relevance of Latina/o literature for a world defined by the migration of people, commodities, and cultural expressions.



Choice

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Category : Academic libraries
Languages : en
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Generational Traumas In Contemporary Cuban American Literature

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Author: Rafael Miguel Montes
Publisher:
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Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 168

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Generational Traumas In Contemporary Cuban American Literature

by Rafael Miguel Montes, Generational Traumas In Contemporary Cuban American Literature Books available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Download Generational Traumas In Contemporary Cuban American Literature books, Through a critical examination of a number of artistic, musical, and literary productions created by the children of Cuban exiles, this book defines frameworks with which to discuss second-generation Cuban-American texts. The work analyzes the social and political implications of works produced by several artists all engaged in defining a cultural identity in exile.



Between Two Cultures

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Author: Ramón Gonzales
Publisher:
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Category : Social Science
Languages : en
Pages : 94

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Abrasive Dream

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Author: Luis Rojas-Verlarde
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Category : American literature
Languages : en
Pages : 488

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