TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Valerio-Holguín, Fernando
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Confluencia;Spring2009, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
40625160

 

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