Kissing the Mango Tree: Puerto Rican Women Rewriting American Literature

Kissing the Mango Tree: Puerto Rican Women Rewriting American Literature

Kissing the Mango Tree: Puerto Rican Women Rewriting American Literature

Kissing the Mango Tree: Puerto Rican Women Rewriting American Literature

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"Kissing the Mango Tree is the first and only book to examine the works of the most popular Puerto Rican women writers from the perspective of feminist literary criticism. Rivera reconstructs the ethno-feminist aesthetic of Judith Ortiz Cofer, Sandra Maria Esteves, Nicholasa Mohr, Aurora Levins Morales, Rosario Morales, Esmeralda Santiago, and Luz Maria Umpierre-Herrera. This study is accompanied by a complete bibliography of the six writers' works and secondary sources of feminist, Latino and ethno-poetic criticism and theory." Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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