The Resource Latinx literature unbound : undoing ethnic expectation, Ralph E. Rodriguez, (ebook)

Latinx literature unbound : undoing ethnic expectation, Ralph E. Rodriguez, (ebook)

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Latinx literature unbound : undoing ethnic expectation
Title
Latinx literature unbound
Title remainder
undoing ethnic expectation
Statement of responsibility
Ralph E. Rodriguez
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Language
eng
Summary
Since the 1990s, there has been unparalleled growth in the literary output from an ever more diverse group of Latina/o writers. The extant criticism, however, has yet to catch up with the diversity of writers we label Latina/o and the range of themes about which they write. Little sustained scholarly attention has been paid, moreover, to the very category-Latina/o-under which we group this literature. Latina/o Literature Unbound, thus, begins with a fundamental question "What does it mean to label a work of literature or an entire corpus of literature Latina/o?" From this question a host of others spin out: What does that grouping allow us to see, predispose us to see, and preclude us from seeing? If the grouping-which brings together a heterogeneous collection of people and groups under a seemingly homogeneous label-tells us something meaningful, is there a poetics we can develop that would facilitate our analysis of this literature? In answering these questions, Latina/o Literature Unbound seeks to unbind Latina/o literature from taken-for-granted critical assumptions about identity and theme. It argues that there may be more salubrious taxonomies than Latina/o for organizing and analyzing this literature. Following a neo-formalist interpretive model that privileges reading as a temporal, meaning-making event, the book argues that genre may be a more durable category for analyzing this literature. Finally, Latina/o Literature Unbound suggests some ways in which we might want to proceed as we move forward with future studies of the writing we have come to identify as Latina/o
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Midwest
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Roguez, Ralph E
Dewey number
863/.709
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Latin American literature
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adult
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Latinx literature unbound : undoing ethnic expectation, Ralph E. Rodriguez, (ebook)
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780823279258
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12062602
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remote
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12062602
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MWT12062602
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Latinx literature unbound : undoing ethnic expectation, Ralph E. Rodriguez, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780823279258
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12062602
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12062602
System control number
MWT12062602
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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