Invented Filiations in Junot Díaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao


Two influential accounts of romance, Doris Sommer’s Foundational Fictions: The National Romances of Latin America and Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Preface to The House of the Seven Gables, read romance as allegory. For Sommer,... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Renee Hudson (University of California, Los Angeles)

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Cultural Studies , Education , Literature and Literary Studies , Politics , Transnational , Dominican , Humanities


LIT-5 » Unraveling Our Latina/o Pasts: Philosophy and Literary Imaginings of the Past (3:30pm - Thursday, 7th July, San Marino)

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