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Revolving-Door Life Writing

Literature and Cinema of Puerto Rican Women

Revolving-Door Life Writing( )
Author: Freyer, Christin
Series title:American Studies - a Monograph Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:Universitatsverlag Winter GmbH Heidelberg
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $52.00
Book Description:

Revolving-Door Life Writing is about selected Puerto Rican female (im)migrant authors and filmmakers on the East Coast of the United States. The focus of this study lies on the hybrid and partly transnational cultural identities of these life writers. Since Nuyorican and "NuRican" life writing undermines the given context of the (neo-)colonial status, decisive attempts at decolonisation take place. The authors use the rather subversive strategy of jaibaria, a Puerto Rican folk tactic;...
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Detailed Subjects: Performing Arts / Individual Director
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / Women Authors
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.28 x 8.27 Inches
Book Weight:0.95 Pounds

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