Frederick Luis Aldama

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Postethnic Narrative Criticism

Magicorealism in Oscar "Zeta" Acosta, Ana Castillo, Julie Dash, Hanif Kureishi, and Salman Rushdie

University of Texas Press

This book seeks to redeem and refine the theory of magical realism in U.S. multiethnic and British postcolonial literature and film.

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Brown on Brown

Chicano/a Representations of Gender, Sexuality, and Ethnicity

University of Texas Press

An investigation of the ways in which race and sexuality intersect and function in Chicano/a literature and film.

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Spilling the Beans in Chicanolandia

Conversations with Writers and Artists

University of Texas Press

Lively, thought-provoking interviews with twenty-one "second wave" Chicano/a poets, fiction writers, dramatists, documentary filmmakers, and playwrights.

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Why the Humanities Matter

A Commonsense Approach

University of Texas Press

A rousing rethinking of current critical theory and the role of culture in realms ranging from art and literature to justice and history.

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Your Brain on Latino Comics

From Gus Arriola to Los Bros Hernandez

University of Texas Press

The first comprehensive exploration of Latino representations in comics, from Marvel superheroes to creations by Latino masters such as Richard Dominguez.

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A User's Guide to Postcolonial and Latino Borderland Fiction

University of Texas Press

A deep exploration of the ways in which postcolonial narrative fiction both acts on and is acted upon by the modern world.

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Toward a Cognitive Theory of Narrative Acts

University of Texas Press

Noted scholars analyze a variety of creative works—plays by Samuel Beckett, novels by Maxine Hong Kingston, music compositions by Igor Stravinsky, art by Jean-Baptiste-Simeon Chardin, and films by Michael Haneke— to offer a unified knowledge of artistic creativity.

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Multicultural Comics

From Zap to Blue Beetle

Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama; Introduction by Derek Parker Royal
University of Texas Press

Exploring a wide range of mainstream and independent comic books, this is the first comprehensive collection of scholarly and archival work on multicultural comics from around the world.

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Analyzing World Fiction

New Horizons in Narrative Theory

University of Texas Press

A sweeping collection of approaches to narrative theory, with analyses drawn from a variety of truly global literature, films, and television shows.

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The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez

University of Texas Press

With insightful analysis of films ranging from El Mariachi to Spy Kids 4 and Machete Kills, as well as a lively interview in which the filmmaker discusses his career, here is the first scholarly overview of the work of Robert Rodriguez, the most successfu

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Critical Approaches to the Films of Robert Rodriguez

Edited by Frederick Luis Aldama; Afterword by Alvaro Rodriguez
University of Texas Press

This companion volume to Frederick Luis Aldama’s The Cinema of Robert Rodriguez brings together leading scholars who take a variety of theoretical and critical perspectives in analyzing the filmmaking of today’s most prolific and significant Latino direct

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Latino Comic Books Past, Present, and Future

University of Texas Press

The first volume in a trailblazing series on world comics and graphic nonfiction, this book presents a comprehensive array of historical, formal, and cognitive approaches to Latino comics—an exciting popular culture space that captures the distinctive and

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