Against the "discursive Latino": on the politics and praxis of Junot Díaz's Latinidad / Arlene Dávila The decolonizer's guide to disability / Julie Avril Minich Laughing through a broken mouth in The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao / Lyn Di Iorio A portrait of the artist as a young cannibalist : reading Yunior (writing) in The brief wondrous life of Oscar Wao / Monica Hanna Artistry, ancestry, and Americanness in the works of Junot Díaz / Silvio Torres-Saillant This is how you lose it : navigating dominicanidad in Junot Díaz's Drown / Ylce Irizarry Latino/a deracination and the new Latin American novel / Claudia Milian Dictating a Zafa : the power of narrative form as ruin-reading / Jennifer Harford Vargas Dismantling the master's house : the decolonial literary imaginations of Audre Lorde and Junot Díaz / Paula M.L. Moya Now check it : Junot Díaz's Wondrous Spanglish" / Glenda Carpio "A planetary warning" : the multilayered Caribbean zombie in "Monstro" / Sarah Quesada Junot Díaz's Search for decolonial aesthetics and love / José David Saldívar Sucia love : losing, lying, and leaving in Junot Díaz's This is how you lose her? / Deborah R. Vargas "Chiste Apocalyptus" : Prospero in the Caribbean and the art of power / Ramón Saldívar The search for decolonial love : a conversation between Junot Díaz and Paula M.L. Moya.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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