Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

“Offers an array of disciplinary views on how theories of globalization and an emerging postnational critical imagination have impacted traditional ways of thinking about literature.”—Samuel Amago, author of Spanish Cinema in the Global Context: Film on Film Moving beyond the traditional study of Hispanic literature on a nation-by-nation basis, Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature … Continue reading Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Masculinity after Trujillo

Masculinity after Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature by Maja Horn Literature and politics of the Dominican Republic often reflect notions of hyper-masculinity. Where did this attitude come from? Maja Horn doesn’t accept the common explanation of “traditional” Latin American patriarchal culture. Instead, Horn points to the U.S. military occupation of the Dominican … Continue reading Masculinity after Trujillo