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Marta Caminero-Santangelo

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780813030838

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813030838.001.0001

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Speaking for Others

Speaking for Others

Problems of Representation in the Writing of Julia Alvarez

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(p.73) 3 Speaking for Others
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On Latinidad
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Marta Caminero-Santangelo

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0004

This chapter discusses the problems of representing, such as those invoked by the two senses of “representing”. It has already been discussed that the deeply problematic assumption that a Latino/Latina taken from one-national-origin-group could in any sense be said to be “representative” of Latinos/Latinas from another group. This leads to the fundamental problem with Latino/Latina panethnicity. However, it is noted that the problem of representation can also arise in much more subtle and even unpredictable forms.

Keywords:   problems, representing, representative, panethnicity, representation, Latinos/Latinas, assumption

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