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Border Patrol as Global Surveillance: Post-9/11 Chicana/o Detective Fiction

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter presents a reading of four novels—Alicia Gaspar de Alba's Desert Blood (2005), Martín Limón's The Door to Bitterness (2005), and Mario Acevedo's The Nymphos of Rocky Flats (2006) and The ... More


Mexicanidad at Home: Mariano Vallejo’s Chicano Historiography

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter builds on the context of the Chicana/o literature examined here and explores the literary connection between the historian and publisher Hubert Bancroft and Mariano Vallejo, former ... More


Latinidad Abroad: The Narrative Maps of Sarmiento, Zavala, and Pérez Rosales

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter analyzes three narratives written by Mexican and Latin American travelers in the U.S. in the early nineteenth century. Mexican politician Lorenzo de Zavala's Viaje a los Estados Unidos ... More


Conclusion: “ … Walking in the Dark Forest of the Twenty-First Century”

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This concluding chapter argues that the fight against racism and injustice is a global, historical struggle, and that everyone—Chicanas/os, Anglos, world citizens—is involved in a global network ... More


Racialized Bodies and the Limits of the Abstract: María Mena and Daniel Venegas

Marissa K. López

in Chicano Nations: The Hemispheric Origins of Mexican American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814752616
eISBN:
9780814753293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814752616.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter focuses on María Mena and Daniel Venegas, two authors whose writings cover the Mexican Revolution. Their writing reflects two distinct, diasporic Mexican communities that eventually ... More


Jovita Gonzalez Stakes a Claim in Tejas History

Karen R. Roybal

in Archives of Dispossession: Recovering the Testimonios of Mexican American Herederas, 1848-1960

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469633824
eISBN:
9781469633848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469633824.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the short story, "Shades of the Tenth Muses," the novel, Caballero: A Historical Novel, and a master's thesis – each narrative written by Tejana folklorist and author, Jovita ... More


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