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particular topics that transcend specific geographical borders, such as Gender Studies, Women’s Studies, Ethnic Studies, Race Studies, African American Studies, and other fields. 10 Relying on these areas, I would like to center my attention upon one particular issue: the experience of peoples of African descent located and dislocated in the Americas as a particular point of study. This would allow me to transgress the strict borders of African American Studies as a discipline focused on the United States. Similarly, I will show how Latin American Studies has often

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an African literary context. The trilogy was written with its author in exile from his native Somalia, an exile that has continued from 1976 till this day. (Fearing that he had fallen foul of the Somali political regime after the publication of his novel A Naked Needle, Farah did not return home after his studies in London.) While the scholarship of the African ‘dictatorship novel’ is not as developed as the study of this sub-genre of Latin-American novels, including, most notably, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch and Mario Vargas Llosa

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trilogy was written with its author in exile from his native Somalia, an exile that has continued from 1976 till this day. (Fearing that he had fallen foul of the Somali political regime after the publication of his novel A Naked Needle , Farah did not return home after his studies in London.) While the scholarship of the African ‘dictatorship novel’ is not as developed as the study of this sub-genre of Latin-American novels, including, most notably, Gabriel Garcia Marquez’s The Autumn of the Patriarch and Mario Vargas Llosa’s The Feast of the Goat , the number of

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(CONIMAL) (2011–2015), expanding the concept of the affective turn in feminist theory towards affect in human-animal relations (see Nyman 2014, also Nyman 2001). Together with Marianne Roivas, Nyman has also written on gender in literary studies in general (Nyman / Roivas 2003). Other scholars with interest in gender include John A. Stotesbury, who in his articles on South-African and Muslim women’s romantic literature discusses such topics as masculinity, religion and ethics (Stotesbury 2001, 2004, 2009). Pekka Kilpeläinen has worked on ‘race’ and sexuality in James

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Civil Rights Movement to the Women’s and Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Rights Movements—have sought the actual fulfillment of the promise of the American dream for everyone (as opposed to for elites privileged by economic and historical advantage [Kazin 2011; Kazin 2014]). Whether or not such dissenting movements either abhorred or advocated violence to achieve their results has long been a subject of debate and political prosecution in both Europe and the U.S. II. Violent and Non-Violent Dissent From its earliest origins, it was and still remains

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: Ashgate, 2009. 1–14. Petrocelli, Elaine. “At Lunch with Donna Leon.” Grove Atlantic . n.p. https://groveatlantic.com/book/uniform-justice/ “Presentación.” Relato policial . Special issue of Cadernos “A Nosa Terra” de pensamento e cultura 3 (May 1989): 3. Rivero Grandoso, Javier. “Crímenes y humor en las novelas de Domingo Villar.” Madrygal 14 (2011): 109–16. Sánchez Zapatero, Javier. “Domingo Villar: novela negra con sabor gallego.” Signa 23 (2014): 805–26. Soitos, Stephen F. The Blues Detective: A Study of African American Detective Fiction

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.html> [accessed 20 June 2010]. Redondo Goicoechea, Alicia. 2001. ‘Ginocrítica polifónica’, Contexto, 5, 7: 191–217. ——. (ed.). 2003. ‘Los modelos de mujer de Lucía Etxebarria’, in Mujeres novelistas: jóvenes narradoras de los noventa (Madrid: Narcea), pp. 109–22. ——. 2009. Mujeres y narrativa. Otra Historia de la literatura (Madrid: Siglo XXI). Reed, Suzanne Gross. 1987. ‘Notes of Hans Christian Andersen Tales in Ana María Matute’s Primera memoria’, in Eunice Myers, and Ginette Adamson (eds), Con- tinental, Latin- American and Francophone Women Writers: Selected Papers from

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Etxebarria’, in Mujeres novelistas: jóvenes narradoras de los noventa (Madrid: Narcea), pp. 109–22. —— . 2009. Mujeres y narrati va. O tra Historia de la literatura (Madrid: Siglo XXI). Reed, Suzanne Gross. 1987. ‘Notes of Hans Christian Andersen Tales in Ana María Matute’s Primera memoria ’, in Eunice Myers, and Ginette Adamson (eds), Continent al, L atin-American and Francophone Women Writers: Selected Papers from The Wichita State University Conference on Foreign Literatures , 1984–5 (Lanham, MD: University Press of America), pp. 177–82. Reinoso

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, 2011. Ernest, John. Chaotic Justice. Rethinking African American Literary History. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2009. Fabbrini, Ricardo. « O fim das vanguárdas ». Cadernos de Pós-Graduação do Instituto de Artes da Unicamp 8.2 (2006): 111–29. Faleiros, Álvaro. « Antropofagia modernista e perspectivismo amerín- dio: considerações sobre a transcriação poética desde Haroldo de Campos ». Ipotesi 17.1 (janvier/juin 2013): 107–19. Finkelstein, Norman. “Nathaniel Mackey and the Unity of All Rites.” Contemporary Literature 49.1 (Spring 2008

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, Huggan and Tiffin show how selected texts by writers from Australia, South Africa and the Caribbean may be understood as offering a “partial rehabilitation of the pastoral, either in terms that are self-consciously ecocentric or that work towards a re-appraisal of more pragmatic, though not necessarily non-idealised, pastoral modes” (85, my emphasis). Rose and Davis’s Dislocating the Frontier (2005) and Dixon and Birns’s Reading Across the Pacific (2010) similarly engage in a cross-pollinating dialogue between American and Australian concepts (e.g. the frontier