The Accidental Crit II: Culture and the Looking Glass of Exile

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Pedro A. Malavet

University of Florida - Levin College of Law

Date Written: 2001

Abstract

A LatCritical look at the then-current "Latina/o Musical Moment" represented by the popularity of artists like Carlos Santana, Ricky Martin, Jennifer López, Enrique Iglesias, Marc Anthony, and Christina Aguilera. It specifically focuses on competing cultural constructs of Latinas/os generally, and Puerto Ricans in particular, re/viewed from the author's perspective of exile along the cultural borderlands of Puerto Rico and the Estados Unidos de Norteamérica (the U.S.A.).

Keywords: LatCrit Theory, Critical Race Theory, Law and Culture, Law and Society, Colonialism, Postcolonial Theory, Territories

Suggested Citation

Malavet, Pedro A., The Accidental Crit II: Culture and the Looking Glass of Exile (2001). Denver University Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 4, 2001. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1496488

Pedro A. Malavet (Contact Author)

University of Florida - Levin College of Law ( email )

P.O. Box 117625
Gainesville, FL 32611-7625
United States

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