How African immigrants represent themselves and are represented in contemporary Spanish texts is the subject of this interdisciplinary collection. Analyzing novels, poetry, films, online forums, and other genres, the contributors shed light on Spainas racial and sexual boundaries and the appeal of images of Africa in the contemporary marketplace. The collection is a convincing reminder that cultural texts provide a mirror into the perceptions of society during times of change.... receives the deportation papers: athey give me some papers [...] also white [...] where they say i have to go back. [...] And my son with me. [...] some bitter papers. [...] A slap that throws me back again to the other shore. [...] from the mud i left. [.
|Title||:||African Immigrants in Contemporary Spanish Texts|
|Author||:||Assoc Prof Debra Faszer-McMahon, Dr Victoria L. Ketz|
|Publisher||:||Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2015-04-28|