Digital Institutional Repository @UPR
The Digital Institutional Repository at the University of Puerto Rico—DiRe.UPR—is a central, digital data storage site for the scientific and creative work of the university. The DSpace platform provides access to documents in different formats created by university faculty and students. The purpose is to share and promote the UPR’s intellectual production, enhance the institution’s prestige locally and internationally, project the university system, and provide open access to knowledge.
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The "New York State of Mind" of Claude McKay : a literary biography pf a Caribbean writer's contribution to the Harlem Renaissance and the creation of the new negro. (2017-06)As the nineteenth century drew to a close and the twentieth century began to take shape, literary expressions of anti-colonialism, racial equality, black pride, and Pan Africanism began to define the mission and vision of ...
Cognitive semantics for creole linguistics : applications of metaphor, metonymy, and cognitive grammar to Afro-Caribbean creole language and cultural studies (2016-11)The goal of the current project is to bring new methodologies developed in cognitive linguistics in recent years to bear on some key debates among creolists concerning universals, African agency, and the role of African ...
Unlocking the portals of the political culture : marginalized feminist voices of color and fictional women leaders (2018-12-10)This dissertation first seek to analyze and evaluate various arguments that have been put forward by Contemporary Feminist thinkers on critical feminist cultural, gender, identity and race theory. These scholarly discussions ...
(Universidad de Puerto Rico. Recinto de Rio Piedras. Seminario Multidisciplinario, 2012-08)
(2019-05-17)Julia Alvarez’s In the Name of Salome, Ramabai Espinet’s The Swinging Bridge, and Margaret Cézaire Thompson’s The True History of Paradise engage their imagination for memory retrieval to construct new historical narratives ...