Special Issue on Latin American Literature

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We are happy to announce the publication of Special Issue on Latin American literature and arts dedicated to the Bicentennial of Mexican Independence. Please visit www.rupkatha.com to access the full contents:

Political Economy, Alexander Von Humboldt, and Mexico's 1810 and 1910 Revolutions
José Enrique Covarrubias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) Richard Weiner, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
Thinking about the Mexican Revolution: Philosophy, Culture and Politics in Mexico. 1910-1934
Aureliano Ortega Esquivel, University of Guanajuato

Border Identity Politics: The New Mestiza in Borderland
Lamia Khalil Hammad, Yarmouk University, Jordan

México de afuera in Northern Missouri: The Creation of Porfiriato Society in America's Heartland
Craig Dennison, Westminster College

Los Come-muertos: the grotesque tale of emigration
Roberta Giordano, University of Salerno

"Hijos de la madre chingada" or New Mestiza: Paz and Anzaldúa
Danielle Lamb, University of Alberta

Re-narrating Globalization: Hybridity and Resistance in Amores Perros, Santitos and El Jardín del Edén
Brent Smith, University of New Mexico

In 'prison-house of love': The Bad Girl and bad girls of Mario Vargas Llosa
Tajuddin Ahmed, West Bengal, India

Kittens in the Oven: Race Relations, Traumatic Memory, and the Search for Identity in Julia Alvarez's How the García Girls Lost Their Accents
Natalie Carter, The George Washington University

Electroacoustic Music in Mexico
Rodrigo Sigal, Mexican Centre for Music and Sonic Arts

Magic Realism in Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One Hundred Years of Solitude
B.J Geetha, Periyar University, India
Monsivais Writes the (Bi)centennial
Amber Workman, PhD candidate in Hispanic Languages and Literatures at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


Parasitos Urbanos (Urban Parasites)
By Gilberto Esparza
Red April by Santiago Roncagliolo
Review by
Amit Shankar Saha, Calcutta University