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Thresholds of Illiteracy : Theory, Latin America, and the Crisis of Resistance.

Author: Abraham Acosta
Publisher: Bronx : Fordham University Press, 2014.
Series: Just ideas.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a series of literary and cultural analyses, this book examines current theories of resistance and their impact on contemporary Latin American cultural discourse, developing a cultural theory  Read more...

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Acosta, Abraham.
Thresholds of Illiteracy : Theory, Latin America, and the Crisis of Resistance.
Bronx : Fordham University Press, ©2014
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Acosta
ISBN: 9780823257119 0823257118
OCLC Number: 923764343
Description: 1 online resource (292 pages)
Contents: Cover --
Contents --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Thresholds of Illiteracy, or the Deadlock of Resistance in Latin America --
2. Other Perus: Colono Insurrection and the Limits of Indigenista Narrative --
3. Secrets Even to Herself: Testimonio, Illiteracy, and the Grammar of Restitution --
4. Silence, Subalternity, the EZLN, and the Egalitarian Contingency --
5. Hinging on Exclusion and Exception: Bare Life at the U.S.-Mexico Border --
Afterword: Illiteracy, Ethnic Studies, and the Lessons of SB1070 --
Notes --
Works Cited --
Index --
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Series Title: Just ideas.

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