restricted access   Volume 38, Number 2, Summer 2013

Table of Contents


Editor’s Introduction: New Perspectives on Puerto Rican, Latina/o, Chicana/o, and Caribbean American Literatures

pp. 1-4

“Little Things Are Big”: Race and the Politics of Print Community in the Writings of Jesús Colón

pp. 5-18

Articulating a Geography of Pain: Metaphor, Memory, and Movement in Helena María Viramontes’s Their Dogs Came with Them

pp. 24-38

“I will walk away on my own, phantom-footed”: Judith Ortiz Cofer’s Invocation of the Constant Move

pp. 39-56

“[A]nother set of teeth”: Nahua Myth and the Authorizing of Writing in Borderlands/La Frontera

pp. 57-70

Shifting Subjectivities: Mestizas, Nepantleras, and Gloria Anzaldúa’s Legacy

pp. 71-88

Cultural Identity, Translation, and William Carlos Williams

pp. 89-110

Passing and the State in Junot Díaz’s “Drown”

pp. 111-126

The Marvelous History of the Dominican Republic in Junot Díaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

pp. 127-142


Chang and Eng Reconnected: The Original Siamese Twins in American Culture by Cynthia Wu (review)

pp. 143-145

The Erotics of Sovereignty: Queer Native Writing in the Era of Self-Determination by Mark Rifkin (review)

pp. 146-148

Charisma and the Fictions of Black Leadership by Erica R. Edwards (review)

pp. 149-150

Black Regions of the Imagination: African American Writers between the Nation and the World by Eve Dunbar (review)

pp. 151-153

Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights by Robin Bernstein (review)

pp. 154-155


pp. 156-158