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  • Alvarez, Julia. How the García girls lost their accents.
     
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  • Alvarez, Julia -- Criticism and interpretation.
     
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  • Latin Americans in literature.
     
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  • Maturation (Psychology) in literature.
     
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    How the García girls lost their accents / editor, Kimberly Drake, Scripps College.
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    Ipswich, Massachusetts : Salem Press, a division of EBSCO Information Services, Incorporated ; Amenia, New York : Grey House Publishing, [2021]
    Subjects
  • Alvarez, Julia. How the García girls lost their accents.
  •  
  • Alvarez, Julia -- Criticism and interpretation.
  •  
  • Latin Americans in literature.
  •  
  • Maturation (Psychology) in literature.
  • ISBN: 
    9781642657449
    1642657441
    Description: 
    xxxvi, 194 pages ; 24 cm.
    Contents: 
    About this volume / Kimberly Drake -- "The origin of all poems," Pan-America, and poetic imperialism in How the García girls lost their accents / Kimberly Drake -- Biography of Julia Alvarez / Kimberly Drake -- The cold war within: Laura as a double agent in How the García girls lost their accents / Evelyn Boria-Rivera -- Julia Alvarez's How the García girls lost their accents: a survey of early reviews / Robert C. Evans -- Mujercitas: How the García girls lost their accents, Little women, and intertextuality / Jessica Wells Cantiello -- Yoyo and Pila: the disabled body and the violent gaze / Kimberly Drake -- The specter of Haiti and race in How the García girls lost their accents / Norrell Edwards -- "No trespassing": language, madness, and patriarchy in How the García girls lost their accents / Nereida Segura-Rico -- Returning to the past: recuperative memory and reverse chronology in How the García girls lost their accents / Daniel Archer -- Losing and finding dominicanidad: Julia Alvarez and Junot Díaz in the Latinx canon / Ruth McHugh-Dillon -- Bulls, monkeys, and birds: animal imagery in Julia Alvarez' How the García girls lost their accents / Rosann Simeroth -- Julia Alvarez: a survey of interviews / Robert C. Evans.
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    Julia Alvarez's 1991 novel How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents is an important contribution to recent Latinx and multicultural literature. Exhibiting an intriguing structure and dealing with themes such as initiation and maturation that are relevant to people everywhere and in all eras, the novel is also significant for its treatment of women, immigrants, and recent socioeconomic, political, and cultural issues. This volume explores the different dimensions of Alvarez s novel, setting it in various relevant contexts while also giving due attention to its impressive artistic achievements. (Publisher)
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    McLennan Community College LibraryCirculating CollectionPS3551.L845 H663 2021Checked InAdd Copy to MyList

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