The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature, 3rd Edition

  • Suzanne Bost
  • Frances R. Aparicio
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  • ISBN-10: 020309719X
  • ISBN-13: 9780203097199
  • DDC: 810.9
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 566 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released February 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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This title presents over forty essays by leading and emerging international scholars of Latino/a literature and provides a map of the critical issues central to the discipline. Among the topics covered under Latino/a literature are regional, cultural and sexual identity, worldviews and traditions, and the impact of differing literary forms. This work is essential reading for anyone interested in the past, present and future of this literary culture.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Notes on Contributors.
1: Latinidad.
2: Mestizaje.
3: Afro-Latino/a Literature and Identity.
4: Urban Spaces.
5: Feminisms.
6: Masculinities.
7: Queerness.
8: Illness.
9: Chicano/a and Latino/a Literary Studies in Mexico.
10: Latino/a Literature in Western Europe.
11: Latino/a Literary Studies in Siberia.
12: Latino/a Literature in the Arab World.
13: Citizenship.
14: Marxist Literary Criticism.
15: Neoliberalism.
16: Nationalism.
17: Transnationalism.
18: Indigeneity.
19: Environmentalism.
20: Negotiating Language.
21: Latino/a Literature and the Uses of Folklore.
22: Popular Music.
23: Spirituality.
24: Culinary Encounters in Latino/a Literature.
25: Themes in Latino/a Visual Art.
Literary Forms.
26: Teatro.
27: Poetry.
28: Novel.
29: Memoir, Autobiography, Testimonio.
30: Revistas.
31: Magical Realism.
32: Chica Lit.
33: Science Fiction.
34: Comics.
35: Children's Literature.
36: The Formation of a Latino/a Canon.
37: Chicano/a Literature.
38: Boricua Literature.
39: Cuban-American Literature.
40: Dominican-American Literature.
41: South American Latino/a Writers in the United States.
42: Literatures of Central Americans in the United States.
43: Literature of the Borderlands.
44: Thirty Years of Chicana/Latina Lesbian Literary Production.
45: Recovering the US Hispanic Literary Heritage.
46: Authors, Readers, and the Mediations of Print Culture.
47: Censorship and Latino/a Texts.