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Richard Perez

Richard Perez is Assistant Professor of English at John Jay College School of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York, where he teaches courses on U.S. Latino/a, Caribbean, and Postcolonial literatures. He is the director of a forthcoming minor in U.S. Latino/a Literature, only the second in the nation. He is currently at work on a book entitled Towards a Negative Aesthetics: U.S. Latino/a Fiction and the Remaking of American Literature, which recently won an Andrew Mellon fellowship. He is the co-editor of the anthology Contemporary U.S. Latino/a Criticism and his work has appeared in Centro Journal for Puerto Rican Studies, Latino Studies Journal, and MELUS.


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Moments of Magical Realism in US Ethnic Literatures

Palgrave Macmillan
This is the first anthology of its kind in two ways: first, it points to a subtle shift away from privileging magical realism as a monolithic category in the...
Richard Perez

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