Fukú, Post-Apocalyptic Haunting, and Science-Fiction Embodiment in Junot Díaz's "Monstro"


This paper explores the figure of the proto-zombie in Junot Díaz’s short story “Monstro” to argue the narrative presents the Caribbean as a post-apocalyptic space and Afro-Latin@s as science-fiction embodiments. Her... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Maia Gil'Adi (George Washington University)

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Literature and Literary Studies


LIT-10 » Violence and Historical Counter-Narratives in Caribbean Literature (8:30am - Saturday, 9th July, Leishman Boardroom)

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