Writing off the hyphen : new critical perspectives on the literature of the Puerto Rican diaspora (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Writing off the hyphen : new critical perspectives on the literature of the Puerto Rican diaspora

Author: José L Torres-Padilla; Carmen Haydée Rivera
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, ©2008.
Series: American ethnic and cultural studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The sixteen essays in Writing Off the Hyphen approach the literature of the Puerto Rican diaspora from current theoretical positions, with provocative and insightful results. The authors analyze how the diasporic experience of Puerto Ricans is played out in the context of class, race, gender, and sexuality and how other themes emerging from postcolonialism and postmodernism come into play. Their critical work also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: José L Torres-Padilla; Carmen Haydée Rivera
ISBN: 9780295988139 0295988134 029598824X 9780295988245
OCLC Number: 173748969
Description: xii, 361 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction, Literature of the Puerto Rican diaspora and its critical practice / José L. Torres-Padilla and Carmen Haydée Rivera --
Evolving indentities : early Puerto Rican writing in the United States and the search for a new Puertorriquen̋idad / José M. Irizarry Rodríguez --
For the sake of love : Luisa Capetillo, anarchy, and Boricua literary history / Lisa Sánchez González --
When "I" became ethnic : ethnogenesis and three early Puerto Rican diaspora writers / José L. Torres-Padilla --
Anarchism in the work of Aurora Levins Morales / Ferdâ Asya --
Puerto Rican literature in a new clave : notes on the emergence of DiaspoRican / William Burgos --
Political left and the development of Nuyorican poetry / Trenton Hickman --
Literary tropicalizations of the barrio : Ernesto Quin̋onez's Bodega Dreams and Ed Vega's Mendoza's Dreams / Antonia Domínguez Miguela --
Discordant differences : strategic Puerto Ricanness in Pedro Pietri's Puerto Rican obituary / Víctor Figueroa --
"Borinkee" in Hawai'i : Rodney Morales rides the diaspora wave to transregional imperial struggle / Maritza Stanchich --
Tato Laviera's parody of La carreta : reworking a tradition of docility / John Waldron --
Writing home : mapping Puerto Rican collective memory in The House on the Lagoon / Kelli Lyon Johnson --
Translating "Home" in the work of Judith Ortiz Cofer / Joanna Barszewska Marshall --
Getting there and back : the road, the journey, and home in Nuyorican diaspora literature / Solimar Otero --
Identity of the "Diasporican" homosexual in the literary periphery / Enrique Morales-Díaz --
Manuel Ramos Otero's queer metafictional resurrection of Julia de Burgos / Betsy A. Sandlin --
Subverting the mainland : transmigratory biculturalism in U.S. Puerto Rican women's fiction / Mary Jane Suero-Elliott.
Series Title: American ethnic and cultural studies.
Responsibility: edited by José L. Torres-Padilla and Carmen Haydée Rivera.
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