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Author Richardson, Jill Toliver, author.

Title Afro-Latin@ experience in contemporary American literature and culture : engaging blackness / Jill Toliver Richardson.

Published [Cham] : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  809.93353 RICH    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for UniM Bail on 23-12-2016.
Physical description x, 170 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-161) and index.
Summary This book examines contemporary Afro-Latin@ literature and its depiction of the multifaceted identity encompassing the separate identifications of Americans and the often-conflicting identities of blacks and Latin@s. The Afro-Latin@ Experience in Contemporary American Literature and Culture highlights the writers&#x; aims to define Afro-Latin@ identity, to rewrite historical narratives so that they include the Afro-Latin@ experience and to depict the search for belonging. Their writing examines the Afro-Latin@ encounter with race within the US and exposes the trauma resulting from the historical violence of colonialism and slavery. .
Subject Group identity in literature.
African Americans -- Race identity -- In literature.
Hispanic Americans -- Ethnic identity -- In literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- Themes, motives.
American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- Themes, motives.
Variant Title Afro-Latino experience in contemporary American literature and culture.
Afro-Latina experience in contemporary American literature and culture.
ISBN 3319319205