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Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature

B. V. Olguín

Abstract

Violentologies: Violence, Identity, and Ideology in Latina/o Literature explores how various forms of violence undergird a wide range of Latina/o subjectivities, or Latinidades, from 1835 to the present. Drawing upon the Colombian interdisciplinary field of Violence studies known as violentología, which examines the transformation of Colombian society during a century of political and interpersonal violence, this book adapts the neologism violentology as a heuristic device and epistemic category to map the salience of violence in Latina/o history, life, and culture in the United States and glo ... More

Keywords: Latina, Latino, Latina/o, Latinx, Chicana, Chicano, Chicana/o, Chicanx, Identity, Ideology, Violence, Race, War, Gender, Sexuality, Global

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780198863090
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: February 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198863090.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

B. V. Olguín, author
Robert and Liisa Erickson Presidential Chair in English, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

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