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Author Saldívar, José David.
Title Trans-Americanity [electronic resource] : subaltern modernities, global coloniality, and the cultures of greater Mexico / José David Saldívar.
Published Durham : Duke University Press, 2012
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 Electronic Book  E16.5 .S25 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource xxxii, 265 p.) : ill.
Series New Americanists
New Americanists.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Unsettling race, coloniality, and caste in Anzaldúa's borderlands/la frontera, Martínez's parrot in the oven, and Roy's the god of small things -- Migratory locations: subaltern modernity and José Martís trans-American cultural criticism -- Looking awry at the war of 1898: Theodore Roosevelt versus Miguel Barnet and Esteban Montejo -- In search of the "Mexican Elvis" : border matters, Americanity, and post state-centric thinking -- Making US democracy surreal: political race, transmodern realism, and the miner's canary -- The outernational origins of Chicano/a literature: Paredes's Asian-Pacific routes and Hinojosa's Cuban Casa de las Américas roots -- Transnationalism contested: on Sandra Cisneros's the House on Mango street and caramelo or puro cuento -- Appendix. on the borderlands of U.S. empire: the limitations of geography, ideology, and discipline.
Note Description based on print version record
Subject America -- Study and teaching (Higher)
America -- Civilization.
America -- Research.
Interdisciplinary research.
Related To Print version: Saldívar, José David. Trans-Americanity. Durham : Duke University Press, 2012. Saldívar, José David. Trans-Americanity. New Americanists Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2012 9780822350644 0822350645 9780822350835 0822350831 (DLC) 2011021962
ISBN 0822394545 (electronic bk.)
9780822394549 (electronic bk.)