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Masculinity After Trujillo: The Politics of Gender in Dominican Literature

Maja Horn
Format
Book
Published
Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9780813049304 (alk. paper), 081304930X (alk. paper)
Summary
Chronicles the way hyper-masculinity has permeated a wide swath of Dominican culture over the past century, demonstrating how modern attitudes toward masculinity were informed by and evolved from the U.S. military occupation of the island, through Trujillo's dictatorship, and into the manifestations in the present day.
Contents
  • Introduction: The politics of gender in the Caribbean
  • De-tropicalizing the Trujillo dictatorship and Dominican masculinity
  • One phallus for another: post-dictatorship political and literary canons
  • Engendering resistance: Hilma Contreras's counternarratives
  • Still loving Papi: globalized dominican subjectivities in the novels of Rita Indiana Hernández
  • How not to read Junot Díaz: diasporic Dominican masculinity and its returns
  • Conclusion.
Description
xvi, 202 pages ; 24 cm
Notes
  • "This book is a part of the Latin American and Caribbean Arts and Culture publication initiative, funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation."
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 183-192) and index.
Technical Details
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