By Ana Maria M. Manzanas Calvo,Jesús Benito Sanchez
This quantity examines hospitality in American immigrant literature and tradition, situating this historic advantage on the crossroads of area and border concept, and exploring the connection one of the intersecting topics of migration, citizenship, id formation, and spatiality. Assessing the stipulations, period, and moving roles of hosts and visitors within the usa, the e-book concentrates at the methods the USA administers protocols of belonging and non-belonging, and distinguishes among those that can suppose at domestic from those that will continuously be outdoor the physique politic, whether they have been the unique "hosts." the amount opens with a family tree of hospitality via a spotlight on its websites, from its origins within the Bible, to its nationwide and post-national renditions in modern American literature and tradition. The authors discover contemporary representations of immigrant spatiality, from the gap of the physique in Spielberg’s The Terminal and Frears’s Dirty beautiful Things, to the various ways that immigrants are included into the us in Alex Rivera’s Sleep Dealer, Karen T. Yamashita’s I Hotel, Junot Díaz’s "Invierno," and Ernesto Quiñonez’s Chango’s Fire, concluding with the spectrality of the immigrant physique in George Saunders’ "The Semplica woman Diaries." well timed and important in gentle of the legacies of colonialism, and the realities of modern day globalization, this ebook could be of worth to experts in post-colonialism; American experiences; immigration, diaspora, and border stories; and demanding race and gender experiences for its leading edge ways to media and literary texts.
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Hospitality in American Literature and Culture: Spaces, Bodies, Borders (Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature) by Ana Maria M. Manzanas Calvo,Jesús Benito Sanchez