Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad by Ylce Irizarry

By Ylce Irizarry

In this new research, Ylce Irizarry strikes past literature that prioritizes assimilation to ascertain how modern fiction depicts being Cuban, Dominican, Mexican, or Puerto Rican inside of Chicana/o and Latina/o the USA. Irizarry establishes 4 dominant different types of narrative--loss, reclamation, fracture, and new memory--that deal with immigration, gender and sexuality, cultural nationalisms, and neocolonialism. As she indicates, narrative matters have moved clear of the weathered notions of arrival and assimilation. modern Chicana/o and Latina/o literatures as an alternative inform tales that experience little, if whatever, to do with integration into the Anglo-American international. the result's the production of latest reminiscence. This reformulation of cultural club unmasks the neocolonial tale and charts the awake engagement of cultural reminiscence. It outlines the methods modern Chicana/o and Latina/o groups create belonging and reminiscence in their ethnic origins.

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