TITLE

When I Was Puerto Rican as Borderland Narrative: Bridging Caribbean and U.S. Latino Literature

AUTHOR(S)
Stephens, Gregory
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Confluencia;Fall2009, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary criticism of the book "When I Was Puerto Rican," by Esmeralda Santiago, is presented. The author suggests the book offers connections between Latino and Caribbean literature and serves as an example of immigrant and borderlands literature. He comments on the depiction of the jibaros subculture in the book and the book's Bildungsroman format.
ACCESSION #
44726357

 

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