Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form: Race, Class, and Reification


Chicano Novels and the Politics of Form draws on the Marxist theory of reification to undertake a theoretical study of the class-based construction of racial identity in the novels of four writers: María Amparo Ruiz de Burton, Oscar Zeta Acosta, Danny Santiago, and Cecile Pineda. The book pays particular attention to the relationship between history and literary form.

Publication date: 
December 12, 2008
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