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Paratexts and performance in the novels of Junot Díaz and Sandra Cisneros

Ellen McCracken

Paratexts and performance in the novels of Junot Díaz and Sandra Cisneros

by Ellen McCracken

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Latin American literature,
  • History and criticism,
  • Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-134) and index.

    StatementEllen McCracken
    SeriesLiteratures of the Americas, Palgrave Pivot, Literatures of the Americas, Palgrave pivot
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3554.I259 Z78 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 138 pages
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26941537M
    ISBN 101137602619
    ISBN 109781137602619
    LC Control Number2016296428
    OCLC/WorldCa927377972

      Junot Díaz Pulitzer Prize–winner Junot Díaz's first book, Drown, established him as a major new writer with "the dispassionate eye of a journalist and the tongue of a poet" (Newsweek).His first novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, was named #1 Fiction Book of the Year by Time magazine and spent more than one hundred weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, . Junot Díaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey. He is the author of the critically acclaimedDrown; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and This Is How You Lose Her, a New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist. A graduate of.

    Other articles where Junot Díaz is discussed: American literature: Multicultural writing: Now Then (); the Dominican-born Junot Díaz, who won acclaim for Drown (), a collection of stories, and whose novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao () won a Pulitzer Prize; and the Bosnian immigrant Aleksandar Hemon, who wrote The Question of Bruno () and Nowhere Man (). More about Sandra Cisneros: Sandra Cisneros grew up in Chicago. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment of Arts and the MacArthur Foundation. She also founded The Macondo Foundation writer’s group. Source: I purchased this book. This book is the latest in my series of classic Latino novels. Up next: The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo.

      Junot Díaz’s collection of short stories, This Is How You Lose Her (Riverhead), is absolutely brilliant – and just a tad annoying. Most of the stories feature Yunior – a character in Díaz’s first book, Drown – who, like Díaz, was born in the Dominican Republic, immigrated to New Jersey as a child and teaches creative writing in the Boston area.   Novelist Junot Díaz to publish a picture book. Jul 19 By his own admission, the novelist Junot Díaz is an agonizingly slow writer and a chronic procrastinator. Over the past two-plus decades, he has published just three books: two short-story collections and his novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the Pulitzer Prize.


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"Paratexts and Performance in the Novels of Junot Díaz and Sandra Cisneros is a timely and welcome addition to both Latina/o and Chicana/o studies and the study of paratextual analysis of literature." - Niamh Thornton, Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies, University of Liverpool, UKCited by: 3.

"Paratexts and Performance in the Novels of Junot Diaz and Sandra Cisneros is a timely and welcome addition to both Latina/o and Chicana/o studies and the study of paratextual analysis of - Niamh Thornton, Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies, University of Liverpool, UK Read more.

"Paratexts and Performance in the Novels of Junot Díaz and Sandra Cisneros is a timely and welcome addition to both Latina/o and Chicana/o studies and the study of paratextual analysis of literature." - Niamh Thornton, Senior Lecturer in Latin American Studies, University of Liverpool, UKBrand: Palgrave Macmillan US.

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McCracken argues. Part of a new phase of posts U.S. Latino literature, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz and Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros both engage in unique networks of paratexts that center on the performance of latinidad.

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Part of a new phase of posts U.S. Latino literature, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz and Caramel Brand: Palgrave Macmillan US. Part of a new phase of posts U.S. Latino literature, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz and Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros both engage in unique networks of paratexts that center on the performance of latinidad.

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Author: Ellen McCracken; Publisher: Springer ISBN: Category: Social Science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Part of a new phase of posts U.S. Latino literature, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz and Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros both engage in unique networks of paratexts that center on the performance of latinidad.

Home; About; books & translations. Islandborn | Lola; This is how you lose her. This is how you lose her (Spanish Edition) This is how you lose her (Deluxe Edition). Buy Paratexts and Performance in the Novels of Junot Diaz and Sandra Cisneros by Ellen McCracken from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Author: Ellen Mccracken. Junot Díaz was born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New Jersey.

He is the author of the critically acclaimed Drown; The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award; and This Is How You Lose Her, a New York Times bestseller and National Book Award finalist/5.

Paratexts and Performance in the Novels of Junot Díaz and Sandra Cisneros by Ellen McCracken Book Resume: Part of a new phase of posts U.S. Latino literature, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz and Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros both engage in unique networks of paratexts that center on the performance of latinidad.

Junot Díaz’s mix of ‘history, comics, sci-fi, and magic realism ‘ tops BBC Culture poll of US critics on the best fiction since Published: 20 Jan Junot Díaz (born Decem ) is a Dominican-American writer, creative writing professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and fiction editor at Boston also serves on the board of advisers for Freedom University, a volunteer organization in Georgia that provides post-secondary instruction to undocumented immigrants.

Preceded by: Eugene Robinson. Although this book focuses primarily on the first editions of the novels, paratextual performance also characterizes the Spanish translation of Diaz’s novel and the audio books.

Paratexts and Performance in the Novels of Junot Díaz and Sandra Cisneros. McCracken E. () Epilogue. In: Paratexts and Performance in the Novels of Junot. Junot Díaz has 47 books on Goodreads with ratings. Junot Díaz’s most popular book is The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.

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Junot Díaz: By the Book Aug. 30, As a child, the author of the new story collection “This Is How You Lose Her” loved the unabashedly smart Encyclopedia Brown.

Author Junot Díaz, an immigrant who grew up in New Jersey, won the Pulitzer Prize In for his best-selling book, "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao." It.

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