Indigeneity and Mestizaje in Ana Castillo's The Mixquiahuala Letters and Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleIndigeneity and Mestizaje in Ana Castillo's The Mixquiahuala Letters and Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead Author(S)Tereza M Szeghi (Author)
Abstract  This article argues that conceptions of indigeneity and mestizaje conveyed in Ana Castillo's The Mixquiahuala Letters and Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead are influenced (differentially) by the very colonialist assumptions the novels otherwise aim to dismantle. I compare how indigeneity and mestizaje are defined in Letters and Almanac (with particular attention to their oppositional features) ...Paginationp429-449
SubjectLiteratureDescriptorsLiterature, Comparative
Journal TitleComparative Literature  
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