Societal Constructions of Masculinity in Chicanx and Mexican Literature


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Vernon Press
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5.98 X 9.02 X 0.44 inches | 0.84 pounds

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About the Author

Vinodh Venkatesh is an associate professor of Spanish at Virginia Tech. He is the author of The Body as Capital: Masculinities in Contemporary Latin American Fiction.
Bryan Pearce-Gonzales is Professor of Hispanic Studies in the Department of Languages and Cultural Studies at Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA, USA. Dr. Pearce-Gonzales received his M.A. and his Ph.D. in Hispanic Studies from the University of Kentucky. He is a specialist in 20th Century Latin American Literature with an emphasis on Chicanx Literature and Culture and has recently published critical essays on Chicanx autobiography and fiction. Professor Pearce-Gonzales is a member of the Executive Committee of the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Association which holds an annual conference as well as publishes a journal.
Kathryn Quinn-Sánchez is Professor at Georgian Court University in Lakewood, New Jersey, USA, where she teaches a variety of courses on Latin American and Latinx literature, culture, and the Spanish language. She received her M.A. from Middlebury College through their graduate program in Madrid, Spain. Dr. Quinn-Sánchez earned her Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA. She serves as co-editor of the online, peer-reviewed, scholarly, and creative e-journal Label Me Latina/o. In addition to publishing several articles in the field of literary criticism, Professor Quinn-Sánchez has authored A Literary and Political History of Post-Revolutionary Mexico: Redefining The Ideal (2006) as well as Identity in Latin American and Latina Literature: The Struggle to Self-Define in a Global Era Where Space, Capitalism, and Power Rule (2014). In 2015, her edited collection of critical essays was published under the title Negotiating Latinidades, Understanding Identities within Space.