(Re)mapping the Latina/o Literary Landscape by Cristina Herrera, Larissa M. Mercado-López

By Cristina Herrera, Larissa M. Mercado-López

This bookbroadens the scope of Latina/o feedback to incorporate either widely-read and understudied 19th via twenty-first century fictional works that have interaction in serious discussions of gender, race, sexuality, and identification. The essays during this assortment don't easily search inclusion for the texts they seriously talk about, yet recommend that we extra thoughtfully ponder the software of mapping, even if we're mapping land, borders, time, migration, or connections and disconnections throughout time and area. utilizing new and rigorous methodological ways to examining Latina/o literature, members display a diversified and textured panorama, not easy us to re-evaluate the method and impression of literary construction throughout borders.

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