Essays about: "Latinidad"

Found 2 essays containing the word Latinidad.

  1. 1. “Ghetto Nerd at the End of the World”: the Decolonized Chronotope, Liminality, and Dialogics in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Engelska; Lunds universitet/Masterprogram: Litteratur - Kultur – Media

    Author : Clarissa Grace Chang; [2016]
    Keywords : contemporary literature; Junot Díaz; decolonized chronotope; decolonial imagination; heteroglossia; New Jersey; Dominican Republic; Afro-Latinidad; Languages and Literatures;

    Abstract : Narratives focusing on People of Color often suffer from neocolonial treatment with narrow focus on race at the expense of character development, working with stereotypical monoliths rather than complex individuals. These types of narratives tend to use Whiteness as a “neutral” reference point. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethnic Identity in Chica Lit. : Trapped between Cultural Essentialism and Ex-nomination

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för lärande, humaniora och samhälle

    Author : Adriana Rudling; [2016]
    Keywords : Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez; The Dirty Girls Social Club; chick lit; chica lit; essentialization; exnomination; Latinidad; Latinos;

    Abstract : This essay is dedicated to exploring how ethnic identity is represented in one of popular literature's latest additions, namely chick lit. More concretely, it approaches the subject of ex-nomination and cultural essentialization of Latino communities in the burgeoning chick lit genre, chica lit. READ MORE