Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 June 2019

216 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9781784993092

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Crossing borders and queering citizenship

Civic reading practice in contemporary American and Canadian writing

First Edition

Zalfa Feghali

Published by Manchester University Press

Contemporary American and Canadian Writers MUP

  • Offers a new approach to rethinking citizenship in North America
  • Provides sensitive and convincing readings of work by well-known authors including Gloria Anzaldúa, Dorothy Allison, Junot Díaz, and Yann Martel
  • Takes an interdisciplinary approach to reading North American literary, non-fiction, and performance texts
  • Draws on border studies, reading studies, queer theory, and political citizenship studies to craft a sophisticated theoretical framework

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