Introduction: What We Talk about When We Talk About Latina/o Literature
Chapter 1: Brown Like Me?: The Author Function, Proper Names, and the Rise of Fictional Nobodies
Chapter 2: Confounding the Mimetic: The Meta-Fictional Challenge to Representation
Chapter 3: From Where I Stand: The Intimacy and Distance of We and You in the Short Story
Chapter 4: The Lyric, or, A Radical Singularity in Latina/o Verse
Conclusion: Thinking Beyond Limits
Ralph E. Rodriguez is associate professor of American Studies, Ethnic Studies, and English at Brown University. He is the author of Brown Gumshoes: Detective Fiction and the Search for Chicana/o Identity.
Ralph Rodriguez has done the unimaginable: analyzed and accommodated the multiplicities, dynamism, growth, complex sensibilities and allegiances known as Latinx literature in one majestic volume. Eschewing the fictions of monolithic identities, he argues for expanding the "interpretive horizon" of genre and the spectrum of interlocking cultural productions. A groundbreaking book, Latinx Literature Unbound is essential reading for scholars, writers, and readers alike.--author of Dreaming in Cuban and Here in Berlin "Cristina Garc a "