The Literatures of the U.S.-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity

The Literatures of the U.S.-Mexican War: Narrative, Time, and Identity

by Jaime Javier Rodríguez

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ISBN-13: 9780292774575
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

JAIME JAVIER RODRÍGUEZ is Assistant Professor of English at the University of North Texas in Denton.

Table of Contents

Preface Introduction: Narratives, Borders, Dreams

Chapter One: U.S.-Mexican War Novelettes and Dime Novels: Cousins, Seducers, Bandits Act One: Tales of Chivalry Act Two: Encounter on the Frontier Act Three: Fictive Facts Chapter Two: Antinarratives of the U.S.-Mexican War Chapter Three: Nation and Lamentation: The Catalysis of Mexicanidad Chapter Four: Mexican Self-Consciousness: El monedero and the Quest to Reform Mexico Chapter Five: Mexican American Visions: Grief and Liberation in Global Time-Space Epilogue: Narrative Arcs, Arrows of Time

Appendix: Novelette Titles Notes Bibliography Index

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