Uncertain Mirrors

Magical Realism in US Ethnic Literatures

Jesús Benito, Ana Mª Manzanas and Begoña Simal

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€73,00
$90.00
ISBN13: 
9789042026001
Publication Date: 
January 2009
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Paperback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 267 pp.
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ISSN: 
1871-6067
Volume: 
3

Edited by Begoña Simal

Selves in Dialogue: A Transethnic Approach to American Life Writing constitutes an explicit answer to the urgent call for a comparative study of American autobiography. This collection of essays ostensibly intends to cut across cultural, “racial” and/or “ethnic” boundaries, introducing the...
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Volume: 
5
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042033986
Publication date: 
January 2011
€67,00
$82.00

Stella Bolaki

What kinds of uncertainties and desires do generic issues evoke? How can we account for the continuing hold of the Bildungsroman as a model of analysis? Unsettling the Bildungsroman: Reading Contemporary Ethnic American Women’s Fiction combines genre and cultural theory and offers a cross-ethnic...
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4
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042033672
Publication date: 
January 2011
€75,00
$93.00

Edited by Ana Mª Manzanas

What constitutes a border situation? How translatable and “portable” is the border? What are the borders of words surrounding the border? In its five sections, Border Transits: Literature and Culture across the Line intends to address these issues as it brings together visions of border dynamics...
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Volume: 
2
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Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022492
Publication date: 
January 2007
€84,00
$104.00

Jelena Šesnić

This volume departs from a more static concept of identity politics to engage the varied and entangled processes of ethnic/racial, national, and gender identifications in a range of contemporary US ethnic texts (from the mid-1960s to the mid-1990s). Recognizing the growing salience of variously...
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Volume: 
1
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042022171
Publication date: 
January 2007
€76,00
$94.00