1st Edition

Latino Fiction and the Modernist Imagination
Literature of the Borderlands

ISBN 9781138001800
Published July 16, 2015 by Routledge
228 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. The aim of this book is to approach Latino fiction from a wider perspective, and to cross the standard critical boundaries between Latino groups in order to focus upon the literary language of a collection of complicated novels and stories.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Introduction xi
Section I: The Literary Context 000
Chapter One: The Narrative Techniques of the Border 3
Chapter Two: The "Magic" of Influence upon Latino
Narrative 37
Section II: The Languages of the Borderlands 000
Chapter Three: Latino Voices and "English con Salsa" 69
Chapter Four: Dreams and Betrayals: Latinos Between
Worlds 105
Section III.: The Cultures and the Carnival 000
Chapter Five: Carnival and the "department store called
america" 141
Chapter Six: "Flowers of the Dead:" The Latino Quest
for Ancestors 163
Bibliography 193

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John S. Christie