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How Latin American Literature Critiqued Western Culture

The initial reading of The Dialectic of Our America by Jose David Saldivar was helpful to understand and acknowledge the dialectic nature of historical narratives. His concerns for the American literary canon steps from a shortcoming of theoretical rigor, inauthenticity, and parochial vision. In “I Have,” he never heard of anyone being grateful for the… Read More How Latin American Literature Critiqued Western Culture

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Literature you should read: from an English Major

Reposted with final books: As an English major and bibliophile, I have read hundreds of books, journals, poems, and essays. Many friends who are fellow English majors at other colleges and non-English majors alike always ask me what I’m currently reading for class. I thought, ‘why not make a huge list of diverse literature that… Read More Literature you should read: from an English Major