Papers read at the 2011 Graduate Student Literature Conference at the University of Houston, 19 March 2011.
Graduate students from English and Hispanic studies from multiple universities presented papers on their insights into the impact of America’s cultural, religious, gender, economic, and racial diversity on American literature post WWII - present.
Table of Contents
|In Between La Malinche and Gloria Anzaldúa: Feminism of Mexican and Mexican American Women in the United States, 1910-1950|
|Resisting Dominant Fixed Identities in Jasmine and The Reluctant Fundamentalist|
|Sons Disciplining Mothers: Malas Mujeres and the Portrayal of Women in Mexican American Autobiography|
|From Polygamy to Pioneers: Ambivalence in 20th-Century Mormon Literature|
|Gish Jen’s World and Town, a Female Bildungsroman Novel of Postmodern Humanism|
|Katherine E Echols||30-35|
|Goring the Reader: Flannery O'Connor's Subversive Treatment of Violence in "Greenleaf"|
|Following Where the Brush Leads: The Potential of the Zuihitsu in American Postmodernist Literature|
|Influences of Minority and Dominant Cultural History in Louise Erdrich’s Tracks|
|European and Eastern Theory Regarding Madness and Separation in U.S. Latino Literature|
|Muslim South Asian Students in the American Classroom|
|The Necessity of Teaching Asian American Literature in Southern American Schools|
|"Why Can't You Behave, Huckleberry?" Sivilizing Adventures of Huckleberry Finn|
|Lane Ferrero Fletcher||72-81|
Call for Papers
|Walking Around in the Space of Consumption and Segregation: Examining Place in Language and Literature|
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