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Introduction

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print September 2007 | ISBN: 9780813030838
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813039213 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0001
Introduction

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This introductory chapter discusses the possibility of a single, identifiable “Latino” identity. It looks at the role of Latino literature in helping with the understanding of the multitude of ways in which people of Latin American heritage have answered the question, “Who are we?” It also provides a brief rundown of the contents of the following seven chapters, which deal with different Latino authors and novels.

Keywords: Latino identity; Latino literature; Latin American heritage; authors; novels

Chapter.  15770 words. 

Subjects: Literature

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