Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage
All volumes of the Recovery Project.
- Volume I
- This volume outlines the literary histories of the individual Hispanic groups of the United States; explores the literary history of various regional communites and specific genres; considers the question of canon formation and the socio-literary implications of the literary recovery project; and provides introduction to the numerous literary sources that are available to chronicle the literary imagination of Hispanics in the United States.
- Volume II
- This volume contains articles by the leading scholars on Hispanic literary history of the United States given at the annual convention on Recovering the U.S. Hispanc Literary Heritage. The articles are in five sections: The Recovery Project Comes of Age; Assimilation, Accommodation or Resistance?; History in Literature/Literature in History; Writing the Revolution; and Recovering the Creation of Community.
- Volume III
- Topics considered in Volume III include: Rewriting the Present: Nineteenth-Century Historical Novels; Women's Voices: The Construction of Ethnic Gender Identities; Chronicles, Ethnographers, and Historians; Identity and Affirmation: Contextualizing U.S. Hispanic Literature; and Using Historical, Archival, and Oral Sources.
- Volume IV
- This historic fourth volume of articles celebrates the diversity of scholars contributing research to this fast advancing discipline. Essays cover such broad topics as "¿Conquista o compra? Dos interpretaciones del Tratado de Guadalupe Hidalgo"; "Remapping the Archive: Recovered Literature and the Deterritorialization of the Canon"; "Anónimo No more: Toward a Transnational Theory of Nineteenth-Century Poetic Practice"; "Pastoras and Malinches: Women in aTraditional Folk Drama"; and "Fighting on Two Fronts: José de la Luz Saenz and the Language of the Mexican American Civil Rights Movement."
- Volume V
- This volume explores key issues and challenges in this project; such as the issue of its legitimacy and acceptance in the academic canon, whether the basic archival phase of the Recovery Project is complete, and if the assumption that there is widespread recognition of the existence and vitality of a centuries-long U.S. Hispanic literary tradition may be premature and perhaps imprudent.
- Volume VI
- This volume in the series, the authors explore key issues and challenges in this project, such as the issues of "place" or region in Hispanic intellectual production, nationalism and transnationalism, race and ethnicity, as well as methodological approaches to recovering the documentary heritage.