Kissing the Mango Tree: Puerto Rican Women Rewriting American Literature


by Carmen Rivera

ISBN: 978-1-55885-377-5
Publication Date: 2002
Bind: Trade Paperback
Pages: 208

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Kissing the Mango Tree is the first and only book to examine the works of the most popular Puerto Rican women writers from the perspective of feminist literary criticism. Rivera reconstructs the ethno-feminist aesthetic of Judith Ortiz Cofer, Sandra Maria Esteves, Nicholasa Mohr, Aurora Levins Morales, Esmeralda Santiago and Luz Maria Umpierre-Herrera.