Criticism: Expatriate Caribbean Literature - Essay

Criticism: Expatriate Caribbean Literature

(Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism)

SOURCE: Luis, William. “Latin American (Hispanic Caribbean) Literature Written in the United States.” In The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature: The Twentieth Century, vol. 2, edited by Roberto González Echevarría and Enrique Pupo-Walker, pp. 526-56. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

[In the following essay, Luis provides an overview of Spanish-Caribbean literature written in the United States, briefly discussing the works of such authors as Reinaldo Arenas, José Martí, and others.]

Hispanic Caribbean literature written in the United States is a relatively new field in literary history and criticism. In recent years, Spanish...

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