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Author López, Marissa K.
Title Chicano nations : the hemispheric origins of Mexican American literature / Marissa K. López.
Imprint New York : New York University Press, [2011]
©2011

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.M4 L66 2011    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  PS153.M4 L66 2011    AVAILABLE  
Author López, Marissa K.
Subject American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
Mexican Americans -- Intellectual life.
Mexican Americans in literature.
Description x, 258 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-243) and index.
Contents Latinidad abroad: Sarmiento's, Zavala's, and Perez Rosales' narrative maps -- Mexicanidad at home: Mariano Vallejo's Chicano historiography -- Racialized bodies and the limits of the abstract: María Mena and Daniel Venegas -- More life in the skeleton: Caballero and the teleology of race -- Ana Castillo's 'distinct place in the Americas' -- Border patrol as global surveillance: post-9/11 Chicana/o detective fiction.
ISBN 9780814752616 (cloth : acid-free paper)
0814752616 (cloth : acid-free paper)
9780814752623 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0814752624 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
9780814752630 (e-book)
0814752632 (e-book)
9780814753293 (e-book)
0814753299 (e-book)
OCLC # 711835528
Table of Contents
 Acknowledgmentsix
 Introduction: Nuevas Fronteras / New Frontiers1
pt. 1 Imagining the Americas 
1.Latinidad Abroad: The Narrative Maps of Sarmiento, Zavala, and Perez Rosales25
2.Mexicanidad at Home: Mariano Vallejo's Chicano Historiography60
pt. 2 Inhabiting America 
3.Racialized Bodies and the Limits of the Abstract: Maria Mena and Daniel Venegas93
4.More Life in the Skeleton: Caballero and the Teleology of Race120
pt. 3 American Diasporas 
5.Ana Castillo's "distinct place in the Americas"149
6.Border Patrol as Global Surveillance: Post-9/11 Chicana/o Detective Fiction171
 Conclusion: "... Walking in the Dark Forest of the Twenty-First Century"201
 Notes209
 Bibliography231
 Index245
 About the Author259


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