Herrera, Cristina

(Re)mapping the Latina/o Literary Landscape

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Table of contents

Part I. Expanding Latinidades

1. Genre Matters: Tracing Metaphors of Miscegenation in Genre History, Derrida’s “The Law of Genre” and Gloria Anzaldúa’s Borderlands/La Frontera

Shelley Garcia

2. Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Cuban characters: Uncle Toms Cabin and Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda’s Sab

Judie Newman

3. Pedro Medina and Suburbano Come to the Fore: Miami as a Cultural Stage and Source of Creativity
Naida Saavedra

4. The Imagined World of Latin/o America in Sam no es mi tío

Amrita Das

5. The Twenty-First Century Politics of Latinidad: Decolonizing Consciousness, Transnational Solidarity, and Global Activism in Demetria Martínez’s Mother Tongue

Georgina Guzmán

Part II. Crossing Literary Terrains

6. “‘The Waltons, Chicana-Style’: Queer Familia and Reclaimed Sisterhood in Terri de la Peña’s Faults
Cristina Herrera

7. Crossing Borders Through Prostitution: Esperanzas Box of Saints by María Amparo Escandón and Across a Hundred Mountains by Reyna Grande
Carolyn González

8. The (Im)Materiality of Race: The Representation and Circulation of Brownness in the Liberal Media and Domingo Martinez’s The Boy Kings of Texas

Magda García

9. Capirotada: A Renewed Chicana Spirituality Through a Chicana Literary Lens
Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs

Part III. Mapping the Body

10. Creating a More Compassionate Narrative: Undoing Desconocimiento Through Embodied Intimacy in Helena María Viramontes’ Under the Feet of Jesus and Luis Alberto Urrea’s The Devils Highway

Christina Garcia Lopez

11. Entering the Mainstream: Chicana Lesbian Subjectivity in Contemporary Drama and Performance
Trevor Boffone

12. Slow Lightning: Image, Time, and an Erotics of Reading
Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson

13. From Lost Woman to Third Space Mestiza Maternal Subject: La Llorona as a Metaphor of Transformation
Larissa M. Mercado-López

Part IV. Writers on Literary (In)visibility: Voicing Activism from the Margins

14. Extremely Brown and Incredibly Ignored
Alex Espinoza

15. Latino Literature for Children and the Lack of Diversity
Gabriela Baeza Ventura

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Latino Culture, Postcolonial/World Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Contemporary Literature

Publication year
Literatures of the Americas
Page amount
17 pages
Art, Art History
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