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Troubling nationhood in U.S. Latina literature : explorations of place and belonging / Maya Socolovsky.

Author/Creator:
Socolovsky, Maya, 1973-
Publication:
New Brunswick, New Jersey : Rutgers University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
x, 244 pages ; 23 cm.
Series:
Latinidad.
Latinidad : transnational cultures in the United States
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Subjects:
American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Hispanic American women -- Intellectual life.
Hispanic Americans in literature.
Belonging (Social psychology).
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
National characteristics, Latin American, in literature.
Contents:
Introduction: Troubling America(s)
Spaces of the Southwest: dis-ease, disease, and healing in Denise Chávez's The last of the menu girls and Face of an angel
Mestizaje in the Midwest: remapping national identity in the American heartland in Ana Castillo's Sapogonia and Sandra Cisneros' Caramelo
Colonization and transgression in Puerto Rican spaces: Judith Ortiz Cofer's Line of the sun and The meaning of Consuelo
Memoirs of resistance: colonialism and transnationalism in Esmeralda Santiago's When I was Puerto Rican, Almost a woman, and The Turkish lover
Tales of the unexpected: Cuban-American narratives of place and body in Himilce Novas' Princess papaya
Postscript: The illegal aliens of American letters: troubling the immigration debate.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
American Literatures Initiative.
ISBN:
9780813561189 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813561183 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813561172 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813561175 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813561196 (e-book)
OCLC:
815757561