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The Latin American Literary Review is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the literature of Latin America (including the United States) and Brazil. It is published semiannually in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.   Since 2017 we have become an open access journal, located at Ubiquity Press as part of the Latin American Research Commons founded by the Latin American Studies Association: https://www.larcommons.net/

Articles from print issues are available through ProQuest and JStor, and the full run of the journal is indexed by Gale/Cengage and EBSCO, including open access online volumes since 2017.

The full pdfs of issues 85-91 can be found under the back issue tab on this wordpress site;  articles since 2017 can also be downloaded by individual article at the Ubiquity Press site: https://www.lalrp.net.

Prospective authors!

The journal is accepting articles, reviews, creative works, and hard-to-find translations for Spring 2020. Articles are accepted in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

We request that you upload your submission to the journal’s webpage at Ubiquity Press (you will need to create an account): https://www.lalrp.net

Questions? contact Debra A. Castillo, editor, at the contact tab here or at latamlitrevpress@gmail.com.

Coming soon 46.92, Fall 2019

Articles:

Juan G. Sánchez Martínez. “La cruz/árbol maya en la poesía de Humberto Ak’abal, Gaspar Pedro González y Donny Brito May.”

Alejandro Quin. “Guerra, biopolítica e inadaptación: los yerbales paraguayos de Rafael Barrett.”

Hebert Daniel Benítez Pezzolano. “El flujo de la temporalidad en Los papeles salvajes, de Marosa di Giorgio.”

Irving Juárez Gómez. “Eduardo de Gortari and Contemporary Nostalgia.”

Alejandro Soifer. “Una economía de la crueldad: Estado, organizaciones sociales marginales y necromercado en Trabajos del reino y La transmigración de los cuerpos de Yuri Herrera.”

Michael K. Walonen. “Globalization, Yankee Imperialism, and Machismo in the Mexican Narco-Narrativa.”

Miriam Yvonn Márquez Barragán. “El siniestro habitante de los rincones íntimos: El huésped, de Guadalupe Nettel.”

Stephanie Gates. “Danza and the Signifying Process in Rosario Ferré’s Maldito amor.”

Jorge L. Camacho. “Espiritismo, erotismo y tecnología en ¡Écue-Yamba-Ó!  de Alejo Carpentier.”

 

New Creative Work

W. F. Lantry. “Casco Viejo, Panama,” “Carretera Panamericana,” “Oysterman,” “Santa Librada,” “Path of the Quetzal.”

Diego Alberdi. “Jabón que hace espuma.”

Lisette Balabarca-Fataccioli. “Revueltas en el serrallo.”

Ana Hontanilla. “Espejismos.”

Divya Ramesh. “La caracara (cherimoya).”

 

Reviews

Vernacular Latin Americanism: War, the Market, and the Making of a Discipline. By Fernando Degiovanni. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. 248 pages. Reviewed by Nayelli Castro.

In Search of the Sacred Book: Religion and the Contemporary Latin American Novel. By Aníbal González. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2018. 244 pages. Reviewed by: María Inés Lagos.

Trans-Americanidad: Modernidades subalternas, colonialidad global y las culturas del Gran México. Por José David Saldívar. La Habana y Valparaíso: Casa de las Américas / Instituto de Literatura y Ciencias del Lenguaje, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, 2018. 388 páginas. Reviewed by: Elsa Maxwell.

Tiranas ficciones: poética y política de la escritura en la obra de Horacio Castellanos Moya. Por Magdalena Perkowska y Oswaldo Zavala (eds):Pittsburgh, Instituto Internacional de Literatura Iberoamericana, 2018. 361 páginas. Reviewed by: Emanuela Jossa.