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Boricua Literature A Literary History of the Puerto Rican Diaspora

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ISBN-10: 0814731473

ISBN-13: 9780814731475

Edition: 2001

Authors: Lisa M. Sanchez Gonzalez

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Sanchez-Gonzales presents a panorama of the writing produced by Puerto Rican Americans over the last 100 years. . . . Highly recommended.-Choice"Lisa Sanchez Gonzalez'sBoricua Literatureis the first literary history of the Puerto Rican colonial diaspora, but it is also much more."-American LiteratureSince the invasion and colonization of Puerto Rico in 1898, all Puerto Ricans are both American citizens and colonial subjects by birth according to international law. Over a third of this population currently lives in the continental U.S. forming one of the nation's most significant "minority" communities. Yet no complete study of mainland Puerto Rican-or Boricua-literature has been…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 1/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 5.984
Language: English

Lisa S�nchez Gonz�lez is assistant professor English at the University of Texas at Austin. She also produces community-based news and public affairs programs for public radio.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
For the Sake of Love: Luisa Capetillo, Anarchy, and Boricua Literary History
Boricua Modernism: Arturo Schomburg and William Carlos Williams
A Boricua in the Stacks: An Introduction to the Life and Work of Pura Teresa Belpre
The Boricua Novel: Civil Rights and "New School" Nuyorican Narratives
"I Like to Be in America" [sic]: Three Women's Texts
Ya Deja Eso! Toward an Epi-fenomenal Approach to Boricua Cultural Studies
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author