Описание: This Companion examines the connections between LGBTQ populations and American literature from the late eighteenth to twenty-first centuries. It surveys primary and secondary writings under the evolving category of gay and lesbian authorship, and incorporates current thinking in US-based LGBTQ studies as well as critical practices within the field of American literary studies. This Companion also addresses the ways in which queerness pervades persons, texts, bodies, and reading, while paying attention to the transnational component of such literatures. In so doing, it details the chief genres, conventional historical backgrounds, and influential interpretive practices that support the analysis of LGBTQ literatures in the United States.
Описание: Through a gender, ethnicity, and sexuality lens, Perez demonstrates that queer Chicana/o and Latina/o identities are much more prevalent in cultural production than most people think. By claiming a variety of characters and texts as queer, he expands the breadth of queer representation in cultural production.
Описание: Broken Souths offers the first in-depth study of the diverse field of contemporary Latina/o poetry. Its innovative angle of approach puts Latina/o and Latin American poets into sustained conversation in original and rewarding ways. In addition, author Michael Dowdy presents ecocritical readings that foreground the environmental dimensions of current Latina/o poetics. Dowdy argues that a transnational Latina/o imaginary has emerged in response to neoliberalism—the free-market philosophy that underpins what many in the northern hemisphere refer to as “globalisation.” His work examines how poets represent the places that have been “broken” by globalisation’s political, economic, and environmental upheavals. Broken Souths locates the roots of the new imaginary in 1968, when the Mexican student movement crested and the Chicano and Nuyorican movements emerged in the United States. It theorises that Latina/o poetics negotiates tensions between the late 1960s’ oppositional, collective identities and the present day’s radical individualisms and discourses of assimilation, including the “post-colonial,” “post-national,” and “post-revolutionary.” Dowdy is particularly interested in how Latina/o poetics reframes debates in cultural studies and critical geography on the relation between place, space, and nature. Broken Souths features discussions of Latina/o writers such as Victor Hernández Cruz, Martín Espada, Juan Felipe Herrera, Guillermo Verdecchia, Marcos McPeek Villatoro, Maurice Kilwein Guevara, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Jack Agüeros, Marjorie Agosín, Valerie Martínez, and Ariel Dorfman, alongside discussions of influential Latin American writers, including Roberto Bolaño, Ernesto Cardenal, David Huerta, José Emilio Pacheco, and Raúl Zurita.
Описание: Religion and social action is both empowering and limiting for women. This study shows the Guadalupanas` awareness of themselves as agents for change and their difficulties in understanding and maintaining their limited gendered roles within church and community.
Автор: Diaz Soto Название: Latina/o Hope ISBN: 9400705034 ISBN-13(EAN): 9789400705036 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 14024 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: There are an estimated forty-eight million Latinas/os living in the United States, roughly sixteen percent of the population. Not only are they the largest minority group in the country but also the youngest: one out of five children is Latina/o. The rise in the Latina/o population has caused for panic in some areas of the country, resulting in hostile and sometimes violent racism and xenophobia, and yet, much of that hatred is fueled not on facts but rather on myths about immigration.To date, most studies on immigration have been data driven, focusing on migrating groups or policy analyses. Latina/o Hope is different. It incorporates salient theories on migration as it moves toward a new theorizing, one that views immigration from the immigrant's perspective. Thus, it integrates research into the depiction of various slices of immigrant experience—the young women disappearing in the city of Juarez, the various students at various stages of their educational journeys, the young children in need of ESL programs, the ethnically-mixed immigrants, the undocumented workers, and others. Latina/o Hope discusses the impact of neoliberal policies and global capitalization on the daily lives of Latina/o immigrants, serving as an inspiration for dialogue, praxis and imagination to love and serve one another.
This book will support teachers, counselors, and administrators in creating a culturally relevant, school-wide, college-going culture to improve educational experiences and outcomes for Black and Latina/o youth. The authors present the perspectives and experiences of 25 students, focusing on the complexities of their daily lives and illuminating some of the significant influences that have supported or hindered their college readiness and access. They situate issues of college access in a national context, provide insight into who and what influences youth's college-going processes, and engage readers in critical analysis to create culturally relevant policies and practices within their own school contexts.
Important research findings of a four-year study in a public high school with critical reflection questions.
Links between culturally relevant pedagogy and college readiness and access.
"Teacher Responses" that connect the contents of each chapter to the author's experience working with youth.
"Reading in Action" sections for professional development with individuals, small groups of educators, and whole school communities
Автор: Hern?ndez Название: The Un/Making of Latina/o Citizenship ISBN: 1137431075 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781137431073 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 7479 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Examining a wide range of source material including popular culture, literature, photography, television, and visual art, this collection of essays sheds light on the misrepresentations of Latina/os in the mass media.
Автор: Quintana Название: Reading U.S. Latina Writers ISBN: 0312294131 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780312294137 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 9817 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This teaching guide focuses on an emerging body of literature by US Latina and Latin American women writers. It should assist non-specialist educators in syllabus revision, course design and classroom presentation.
Автор: Herrera Название: (Re)mapping the Latina/o Literary Landscape ISBN: 1349949000 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781349949007 Издательство: Springer Рейтинг: Цена: 8414 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This book broadens the scope of Latina/o criticism to include both widely-read and understudied nineteenth through twenty-first century fictional works that engage in critical discussions of gender, race, sexuality, and identity. The essays in this collection do not simply seek inclusion for the texts they critically discuss, but suggest that we more thoughtfully consider the utility of mapping, whether we are mapping land, borders, time, migration, or connections and disconnections across time and space. Using new and rigorous methodological approaches to reading Latina/o literature, contributors reveal a varied and textured landscape, challenging us to reconsider the process and influence of literary production across borders.
Описание: Heredia offers a comparative perspective on gender, race, and migration between Latin America and the U.S. in Latina narratives.
Автор: Presilla Maricel E. Название: Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America ISBN: 0393050696 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780393050691 Издательство: Wiley Рейтинг: Цена: 3449 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The 2013 James Beard Foundation Cookbook of the Year How to cook everything Latin American.
Описание: The Cambridge Companion to African American Women’s Literature covers a period dating back to the eighteenth century. These specially commissioned essays highlight the artistry, complexity and diversity of a literary tradition that ranges from Lucy Terry to Toni Morrison. A wide range of topics are addressed, from the Harlem Renaissance to the Black Arts Movement, and from the performing arts to popular fiction. Together, the essays provide an invaluable guide to a rich, complex tradition of women writers in conversation with each other as they critique American society and influence American letters. Accessible and vibrant, with the needs of undergraduate students in mind, this Companion will be of great interest to anybody who wishes to gain a deeper understanding of this important and vital area of American literature.
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