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503. Giannina Braschi's United States of Banana: Revolutionary in Subject and Form

Tuesday, 5 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Back Bay C, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Tess O'Dwyer, Tess O'Dwyer Arts Management

1. "Under the Skirt of Liberty: Giannina Braschi Rewrites Empire," Arnaldo Cruz-Malavé, Fordham Univ., Bronx

2. "Whose English Is It Anyway? Giannina Braschi Levels the Bilingual Playing Field," Maritza Stanchich, Univ. of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras

3. "Breaking the Borders: Giannina Braschi's United States of Banana," Cristina Garrigos, Universidad de León

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  • American Literature – General

  • American Literature – Twentieth Century

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