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作者 Watson, Sonja Stephenson, author
書名 The politics of race in Panama : Afro-Hispanic and West Indian literary discourses of contention / Sonja Stephenson Watson
出版項 Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]
國際標準書號 9780813049861 (alk. paper)
9780813048857 (e-book)
說明 1 online resource (198 pages)
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
National rhetoric and suppression of black consciousness in poems by Federico Escobar and Gaspar Octavio Hernandez -- Anti-West Indianism and anti-imperialism in Joaquin Beleno's Canal Zone Trilogy -- Revising the canon: historical revisionism in Cubena's trilogy -- West Indian/Caribbean consciousness in works by Melva Lowe de Goodin, Gerardo Maloney, Carlos Wilson, and Carlos E. Russell -- Beyond blackness? New generation Afro-Panamanian writers Melanie Taylor and Carlos Oriel Wynter Melo
Black Panamanians, unlike other Aftro-Latin communities, have traditionally separated themselves based on ancestral heritage: on one hand are those whose ancestors were slaves during the colonial period; on the other are those whose families arrived from the West Indies to help build the Panama Railroad and Canal. In this book, Watson assesses how Panamanian literature represents this historical and continuing tension
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Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Watson, Sonja Stephenson. Politics of race in Panama : Afro-Hispanic and West Indian literary discourses of contention. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] xii, 184 pages 9780813049861 (DLC)10843146
主題 Panamanian literature -- History and criticism
Blacks -- Panama
Race awareness in literature
Panama -- Race relations
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