Browse by Subject: Literature

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São Paulo: Perspectives on the City and Cultural Production

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Ecological Imaginations in Latin American Fiction

From the rainforests of Costa Rica and the Amazon to the windswept lands of Tierra del Fuego, Laura Barbas-Rhoden discusses the natural settings within contemporary Latin American novels as they depict key moments of environmental change or crisis in the region from the nineteenth-century imperialism to the present.

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Carnival and National Identity in the Poetry of Afrocubanismo

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Duvalier's Ghosts: Race, Diaspora, and U.S. Imperialism in Haitian Literatures

Duvalier’s Ghosts offers novel and compelling interpretations of several well-known Haitian-born authors such as Edwidge Danticat and Dany Laferrière, particularly regarding U.S. intervention in their homeland.

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Imaging the Chinese in Cuban Literature and Culture

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Translation and the Rise of Inter-American Literature

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On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

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The "New Man" in Cuba: Culture and Identity in the Revolution

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Literary Amazonia: Modern Writing by Amazonian Authors

This remarkable selection of 20th-century Amazonian literature presents writing from the indigenous and mestizo people of the Amazon basin, recovering their forgotten voices for the Latin American literary canon.

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Chile in Transition: The Poetics and Politics of Memory