Altermundos

Altermundos

Latin@ Speculative Literature, Film, and Popular Culture

Book - 2017
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Speculative fiction--encompassing both science fiction and fantasy--has emerged as a dynamic field within Chicana/o and Latina/o studies, producing new critical vocabularies and approaches to topics that include colonialism and modernity, immigration and globalization, race and gender. As the first collection engaging Chicana/o and Latina/o speculative cultural production, Altermundos: Latin@ Speculative Literature, Film, and Popular Culture provides a comprehensive alternative to the view of speculative fiction as a largely white, male, Eurocentric, and heteronormative genre. It features original essays from more than twenty-five scholars as well as interviews, manifestos, short fiction, and new works from Chicana/o and Latina/o artists.

Publisher: Los Angeles : UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center Press, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780895511638
0895511630
Characteristics: xii, 492 pages ; 23 cm

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