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La identidad migrante y su reflejo literario en libros sobre inmigración en los Estados Unidos

Author(s): Vicente Luis Mora

Journal: Impossibilia : Revista Internacional de Estudios Literarios
ISSN 2174-2464

Volume: 1;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 48;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Inmigration and literature | nomadism | Latin-American Literature | migrant identity.

Inmigration is currently one of the biggest social problems all over the world. Millions ofdisplaced, deported or illegal persons, hundreds of thousands workers or legal inmigrants moved dailybetween countries. Those movements create lots of intercultural exchanges and dialogs, but also forceproblems like poverty, social tensions, criminality or discrimination. Inmigration is nowadays one of themain topics in all the geopolitical agendas, and its influence has touched literature from the beginning ofthe phenomena. Our purpose is examine the subjectivity of the migrant in several Latin-Americancontemporary novels, in order to know if there is something properly named “migrant identity”.
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