Chapter 25. Latino/a Literature and the African Diaspora

  1. Gene Andrew Jarrett Associate Professor of English former Acting Director
  1. Theresa Delgadillo Assistant Professor

Published Online: 30 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323474.ch25

A Companion to African American Literature

A Companion to African American Literature

How to Cite

Delgadillo, T. (2010) Latino/a Literature and the African Diaspora, in A Companion to African American Literature (ed G. A. Jarrett), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323474.ch25

Editor Information

  1. Boston University, England

Author Information

  1. Ohio State University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405188623

Online ISBN: 9781444323474

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Keywords:

  • Latino/a Literature and the African diaspora;
  • research on African diaspora of the Americas - devoted to the history, cultures, arts, and experiences of diasporan descendants;
  • Latinidad - Puerto Rican text receiving widespread attention;
  • Píntame angelitos negros - poem by Venezuelan poet André s Eloy Blanco;
  • black woman lamenting over the death of her baby - critique of racial discrimination and Eurocentrism;
  • Imitation of Life, Angelitos Negros - films depicting blackness as a misfortune;
  • Willie Colón - widely recognized salsa musician

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Is a Latino/a African American?

  • Black Angels in Latin American and Latino/a Cultural Productions: The Depth of Diasporan Practice and Identity

  • Notes

  • Bibliography