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Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Heike Scharm and Natalia Matta-Jara


This collective volume addresses the current paradigm shift in the humanities (from national literatures toward crosscultural encounters) by exploring how postnational perspectives have an effect on Hispanic literature and literary theory in the “Global Now” (Appadurai), as crystallized within a new “world literature” written by Latin American, U.S., and Spanish writers. The contributing authors are scholars from the U.S., Latin America, and Europe, who have examined the impact of globalization on Hispanic literature within their respective fields: postcolonial, Latino, gender, exile, and tran ... More

Keywords: Hispanic literature, globalization, transatlantic studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780813054940
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813054940.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Heike Scharm, editor
University of South Florida

Natalia Matta-Jara, editor

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Heike Scharm and Natalia Matta-Jara

I Postnational Perspectives on Hispanism and Theory

2 ImagiNations from a History of Space to a History of Movement

Ottmar Ette, translated by Heike Scharm

3 A Postnational Critique of Language

Julio Ortega, translated by Heike Scharm

II Postnational Perspectives on Identity and Belonging

4 Beyond Borders

Silvia Goldman, translated by Charlotte Whittle

III Postnational Perspectives and New World Literatures

8 Cosmopolitan Postnationalists

Francisco Fernández de Alba