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Author Helmick, Gregory, author

Title Archival dissonance in the U.S. Cuban post-exile novel / by Gregory Helmick
Published Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016
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Contents CHAPTER ONE Introduction: Archival Dissonance as Metacritical Methodology in the U.S. Cuban Post-Exile Novel Outliers of the Ethnic Paradigm in U.S. Cuban Fiction From Exile to "Post-Exile" in the U.S. Cuban Historical Novel Historiography in the Development of U.S. Cuban Literature Plan of the Book -- CHAPTER TWO Cuban Revisionist Historiography and Transculturation in Roberto G. Fernández's La vida es un special $1.50 .75 Readership and Reception of Fernández's Novels Vignette Structures in La vida es un special Fernández's Novels as Metacritical Archive Dystopian Florida Cuban Fiction and its Contexts Empire and Sugar Aristocracy Transcultured Thanksgiving Myths, Pattaki of "San Given" Re-archiving Operation Pedro Pan and the Mariel Exodus Black Friday: Cuban American Politics, Florida Sugar, and Military Occupation Reconstituted Aristocracies "We All Live In a Yellow Submarine": Rhetorical Validation of Revolution in La vida es un special and the Areíto Group Criticism of Cuban Exile Literature in Fernández's Work Discourse, Historicity, and Bargain Shopping: Critical Parody of Lilayando in La vida es un special Documenting the Occult: Santería as Archive and the Esu, Griñán Peralta, and Sarduy Subtexts in La vida es un special Synthesis: Sugar People, Transcultured Turkeys, and Archival Ghosts -- CHAPTER THREE Commodifying Revolution as Popular Romance in Loving Che by Ana Menéndez Menéndez's Career, Readership, and Reception Towards Loving Che and After Menéndez and the Miami Media Machine Overview and Context of the Novel: Gendered Discourse of Family and Nation Interposition of the Cuban Exile Grandfather Markings of Cuba's Special Period in Loving Che Interposition of Apocryphal Revolutionary History as Romance Fiction Reader Response and the Popular Romance Frame "Great Man" Historiography in Loving Che Historical and Literary Sources for Guevara and the Cuban Revolution in Loving Che Martí, Intertextuality, and Monumentality in Loving Che Conclusions -- CHAPTER FOUR Staging Enriqueta Faber as Post-Exile, Transatlantic, Trans-Caribbean Memoirist in Mujer en traje de batalla by Antonio Benítez Rojo Antonio Benítez Rojo: Statistics and Literature, 1958-2005 Benítez Rojo's Caribbean Trilogy, 1979-2000 Mujer en traje de batalla: Overview and Critical Reception Cuban Archival Appropriation of Enriqueta Faber as Paratextual Frame in Mujer en traje de batalla: From Calcagno to Marrero "Éste, que ves, engaño colorido": Specular Transvestitism in Mujer en traje de batalla "Caos se ha visto en la historia de la humanidad": Henriette Faber-Cavent's Memoir Oceanic Textualities of Maryse Polidor: Improvisation and Supersyncretism as a Poetics of Survival and TransCaribbean Plantation History The Island of Juana de León Conclusion: The Progression of Enriqueta Faber's Last Archival Meditations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject American literature -- Cuban American authors -- History and criticism.
Cuban Americans -- Intellectual life.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1443887587 (electronic bk.)
9781443887588 (electronic bk.)