Shows how the myth of the American frontier persists as an ever-present, oppressive set of ideas about space, mobility, and race in the mid-twentieth-century literature of Los Angeles.
Examines how contemporary US migrant women's life writing adapts autobiographical genres to call for social change benefiting minoritized communities.
An engaging homage to African American resilience and resourcefulness in US literature and culture.
Examines literary expressions of allyship between Italian America and other diasporic communities in modern and contemporary US fiction.
An innovative comparative study of the role of racial stereotypes in expressing state power under globalization.
The intellectual autobiography of a leading figure in the field of Latin American philosophy.
Examines the work of prolific Dominican American writer Julia Alvarez.
Comprehensive analysis of how Harlem and the Lower East Side have been depicted over the course of the twentieth century in African American and Jewish American literature.