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  Volume 35, Number 1, Spring 2010

Table of Contents


Editor's Introduction: Transgressing the Borders of "America"

pp. 5-12 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0077

When the First World Becomes the Third: The Paradox of Collapsed Borders in Two Novels by Gabriela Alemán

pp. 13-34 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0065

Disabling La Frontera: Disability, Border Subjectivity, and Masculinity in "Big Jesse, Little Jesse" by Oscar Casares

pp. 35-52 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0068

Narrative Coyotes: Migration and Narrative Voice in Sandra Cisneros's Caramelo

pp. 53-75 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0070

Oscar "Zeta" Acosta's American Odyssey

pp. 77-97 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0072

The Making of an American: Counternarration in Louis Adamic's Laughing in the Jungle and Anzia Yezierska's Bread Givers

pp. 99-118 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0074

Writing from the Margins of the Margins: Michael Gold's Jews Without Money and Claude McKay's Home to Harlem

pp. 119-140 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0076

Recollecting, Repeating, and Walking Through: Immigration, Trauma, and Space in Mary Antin's The Promised Land

pp. 141-166 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0079

"The breath is alive / with the equal girth of words": Tino Villanueva in Interview

pp. 167-183 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0067


Writing the Future of Black America: Literature of the Hip-Hop Generation (review)

pp. 184-186 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0071

A Genealogy of Literary Multiculturalism (review)

pp. 187-189 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0075

Near Black: White-to-Black Passing in American Culture (review)

pp. 190-192 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0078

From Globalization to National Liberation: Essays of Three Decades (review)

pp. 193-195 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0073

Moving Encounters: Sympathy and the Indian Question in Antebellum Literature (review)

pp. 196-198 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0069



pp. 199-202 | DOI: 10.1353/mel.0.0066

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