Chicano/a and Latino/a Literature

The Child and the Latina Immigrant: Reimagining the Southern California Imaginary in Héctor Tobar’s The Barbarian Nurseries, by Sarah Ropp

Teaching the Hacienda: Juan Rulfo and Mexican American Cultural Memory, by Vincent Pérez

Cultural Regionalism and Chicano Literature, by Carlota Cardenas De Dwyer

Interpreting California and “the West,” by John M. González

Winning the West in Jimmy Santiago Baca’s Black Mesa Poems, by Bernard Quetchenbach

Shaking Awake the Memory: The Gothic Quest for Place in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo, by Paul Wickelson

“An Eloquent and Impassioned Plea”: The Rhetoric of Ruiz de Burton’s The Squatter and the Don, by Elisa Warford

“Refusing to halt”: Mobility and the Quest for Spatial Justice in Helena María Viramontes’s Their Dogs Came with Them and Karen Tei Yamashita’s Tropic of Orange, by Sarah D. Wald

Property and the Ideology of Improvement in María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s The Squatter and the Don and California Travel Narratives, by Valerie Sirenko

Literary Didacticism and Collective Human Rights in US Borderlands: Ana Castillo’s The Guardians and Louise Erdrich’s The Round House, by Tereza M. Szeghi

Locating the Modern Mexican in Josefina Niggli’s Step Down, Elder Brother, by Emily Lutenski

The First Last Generation: Queer Temporality, Heteropatriarchy, and Cultural Reproduction in Jovita González and Eve Raleigh’s Caballero, by Lee Bebout

Under the Neon Worm: Ideological Consciousness and Code Switching in Juan Felipe Herrera’s Border-Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream, by John Wegner

Writing against Wilderness: María Amparo Ruiz de Burton’s Elite Environmental Justice, by Karen L. Kilcup

The Enigma of Amado Jesus Muro, by Gerald Haslam

The General’s Pants: A Chicana Feminist (Re)Vision of the Mexican Revolution in Sandra Cisnero’s “Eyes of Zapata,” by Barbara Brinson Curiel