Browse by Subject: Literature

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The Tears of Hispaniola: Haitian and Dominican Diaspora Memory

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"God and Trujillo": Literary and Cultural Representations of the Dominican Dictator

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Humor and the Eccentric Text in Puerto Rican Literature

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Slavery and Salvation in Colonial Cartagena de Indias

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The Cult of Bolívar in Latin American Literature

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Cuba's Political and Sexual Outlaw: Reinaldo Arenas

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Creole Identity in the French Caribbean Novel

Adlai Murdoch offers a detailed rereading of five major contemporary French Caribbean writers--Glissant, Condé, Maximin, Dracius-Pinalie, and Chamoiseau. Emphasizing the role of narrative in fashioning the cultural and political doubleness of Caribbean

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Beyond the Border: A New Age in Latin American Women's Fiction

This collection of 15 vibrant short stories written by Latin American women includes works from acclaimed writers such as Isabel Allende and Luisa Valenzuela as well as dynamic new voices. Furthermore, this edition features a new foreword by the

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The Subversive Voice of Carmen Lyra: Selected Works

This collection of Central American folklore and social criticism is the first English translation of Carmen Lyra's works. Lyra (Maria Isabela Carvajal, 1888-1949) was a leading revolutionary in Costa Rica & its most popular folklorist & children's writer