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Latinx Literature Unbound: Undoing Ethnic Expectation

Ralph E. Rodriguez


Since the 1990s, there has been unparalleled growth in the literary output from an ever more diverse group of Latinx writers. The extant criticism, however, has yet to catch up with the diversity of writers we label Latinx and the range of themes about which they write. Little sustained scholarly attention has been paid, moreover, to the very category—Latinx—under which we group this literature. Latinx Literature Unbound, thus, begins with a fundamental question “What does it mean to label a work of literature or an entire corpus of literature Latinx?” From this question a host of others spin ... More

Keywords: Latinx, Latinx literature, neo-formalism, poetics, taxonomy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780823279234
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823279234.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ralph E. Rodriguez, author
Brown University