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Author Sommer, Doris, 1947-

Title Proceed with caution, when engaged by minority writing in the Americas / Doris Sommer.

Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  860.998 So55p    ---  Available
Description xv, 365 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-352) and index.
Contents Rhetoric of particularism -- Traps of translation. Freely and equally yours, Walt Whitman ; Mosaic and mestizo : bilingual love from Hebreo to Garcilaso ; Cortez in the courts -- Taking a life. No secrets for Rigoberta ; Hot pursuit and cold rewards of Mexicanness ; Beloved knows Holocausts beyond telling -- White writing on dark subjects. Who can tell? Villaverdes' blanks ; Grammar trouble for Cortazar ; About face : the talker turns toward Peru -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Subject Spanish American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Difference (Psychology) in literature.
ISBN 0674536606 (pbk.)

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