Chapter 31. Playing with the Dark: Africana and Latino Literary Imaginations

  1. Lewis R. Gordon and
  2. Jane Anna Gordon
  1. Claudia M. Milian Arias

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch31

A Companion to African-American Studies

A Companion to African-American Studies

How to Cite

Arias, C. M. M. (2006) Playing with the Dark: Africana and Latino Literary Imaginations, in A Companion to African-American Studies (eds L. R. Gordon and J. A. Gordon), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996645.ch31

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631235163

Online ISBN: 9780470996645

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Keywords:

  • latino literary imaginations;
  • latino identities;
  • indigent complexion;
  • queer;
  • human spirit of blackness

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Black and Brown Color Lines: Du Bois, Anzaldúa, Latina, and Latino identities

  • The Dark and indigent Complexion: on the Dirty, the Queer, and the Abnormal

  • Lo Prieto and Lo Negro: The new World and the human Spirit of Blackness

  • On the road with Mosquito: Where the Ugly and the Co(s)mic intersect

  • Discursive realities, interwoven Trajectories