Translating Empire: José Martí, Migrant Latino Subjects, and American Modernities (New Americanists) (eBook) [WorldCat.org]
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Translating Empire: José Martí, Migrant Latino Subjects, and American Modernities (New Americanists)

Author: Laura Lomas
Publisher: Durham, NC : Twentieth Century Literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Reveals how late nineteenth-century Latino migrant writers developed a prescient critique of US imperialism: a critique that prefigures many of the concerns - about empire, race, and postcolonial  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Laura Lomas
ISBN: 9780822343257 0822343258 9780822343424 0822343428
OCLC Number: 1076766371
Awards: Winner of MLA Prize 2008
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface: Criticar es Amar: Translation and Self-Criticism ixIntroduction: Metropolitan Debts, Imperial Modernity, and Latino Modernism 11. Latino American Postcolonial Theory from a Space In-Between 412. La America with an Accent: North Americans, Spanish-Language Print Culture, and American Modernities 833. The "Evening of Emerson": Marti's Postcolonial Double Consciousness 1304. Marti's "Mock-Congratulatory Signs": Walt Whitman's Occult Artistry 1775. Marti's Border Writing: Infiltrative Translation, Late Nineteenth-Century "Latinness" and the Perils of Pan-Americanism 216Conclusion. Cross-Pollinating "Dust on Butterfly's Wings": Latina/o Writing and Culture Beyond and After Marti 278Notes 285Bibliography 347Index 375

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"Laura Lomas's monograph is a superb contribution to the scholarship on Jose Marti and the ways in which he and other Latino authors in the late nineteenth-century United States laid the foundations Read more...

 
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