Emoticons de Aurora Arias: Condición post-dominicana, identidades trashumantes e iconos de emociones

Valerio-Holguín, Fernando
April 2009
Confluencia;Spring2009, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p2
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
A literary criticism of the book "Emoticons" by Aurora Arias is presented. The criticism explains that the book's characters, perpetually in crisis and with mixed identities including a Creole Rastafarian, a Jewish lesbian, and an Adventist homeopath, represent what it calls the post-national or itinerant state of Dominican society brought about by economic difficulty in the Dominican Republic in the 1980s, neoliberalism, and the ensuing emigration of many Dominicans.


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