English Department News
Professor George Hartley’s “Indigenous Identity and Latina/o Literatures”
News for 06-01-2012
Professor George Hartley's essay "Indigenous Identity and Latina/o Literatures" is a forthcoming edition to the Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature. This collection of essays is edited by Suzanne Bost and Frances R. Aparicio, and is coming out in October, 2012.
From Routledge, "Latino/a literature represents an identity that is characterized by fluidity and diversity, often explored through divisions formed by language, race, gender, sexuality, and immigration. The Routledge Companion to Latino/a Literature presents over forty essays by international scholars of Latino/a literature and analyses: Regional, cultural and sexual identities in Latino/a literature Worldviews and traditions of Latino/a cultural creation Latino/a literature in different international contexts The impact of differing literary forms of Latino/a literature. This collection provides a map of the critical issues central to the discipline, as well as uncovering new perspectives and new directions for the development of the field. It is essential reading for anyone interested in the past, present and future of this fascinating literary culture."