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Published: 03 April 2014

292 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9780823257102

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Thresholds of Illiteracy

Theory, Latin America, and the Crisis of Resistance

Abraham Acosta

A Fordham University Press Publication

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  • Seeks to analyze and critique the ideologies of reading that inform the discipline of Latin American studies today, with special attention to narratives of cultural resistance, in order to advance the possibility of a truly democratic reading practice.
  • Engages critically with some of contemporary Latin America's most widely recognized and politically charged cultural questions: indigenism, testimonio, the Zapatista movement in Chiapas, and migration to the US via the US-Mexican border.

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