Criticism in the Borderlands: Studies in Chicano Literature, by Héctor Calderón,José David Saldívar,Luis Leal

By Héctor Calderón,José David Saldívar,Luis Leal

This pathbreaking anthology of Chicano literary feedback, with essays on a amazing variety of texts—both outdated and new—draws on varied views in modern literary and cultural reviews: from ethnographic to postmodernist, from Marxist to feminist, from cultural materialist to new historicist.
The editors have equipped essays round 4 board subject matters: the placement of Chicano literary reviews inside of American literary heritage and debates in regards to the “canon”; representations of the Chicana/o topic; style, ideology, and heritage; and the aesthetics of Chicano literature. the amount as a complete goals at producing new methods of knowing what counts as tradition and “theory” and who counts as a theorist. a particular and annotated bibliography of up to date Chicano literary feedback is usually included.
By convalescing ignored authors and texts and introducing readers to an emergent Chicano canon, by means of introducing new views on American literary heritage, ethnicity, gender, tradition, and the literary procedure itself, Criticism within the Borderlands is an agenda-setting assortment that strikes past prior scholarship to open up the sphere of Chicano literary reports and to outline anew what's American literature.

Contributors. Norma Alarcón, Héctor Calderón, Angie Chabram, Barbara Harlow, Rolando Hinojosa, Luis Leal, José E. Limón, Terese McKenna, Elizabeth J. Ordóñez, Genero Padilla, Alvina E. Quintana, Renato Rosaldo, José David Saldívar, Sonia Saldívar-Hull, Rosaura Sánchez, Roberto Trujillo

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