Spanish and Empire

Ed. Nelsy Echávez-Solano and Kenya C. Dworkin y Méndez

Essays in this volume deal with the historical, linguistic, and ideological legacy of the Spanish Empire and its language in the New World.

Spanish and Empire, available from Vanderbilt University Press

Table of Contents


Revisiting Spanish and Empire
Nelsy Echávez-Solano and Kenya C. Dworkin y Méndez

Part I. Imperial Legacy—Language and Power in the Spanish Colonial Sphere

Chapter 1

Languages, Catholicism, and Power in the Hispanic Empire (1500–1770)
Juan R. Lodares

Chapter 2

Echoes of the Voiceless: Language in Jesuit Missions in Paraguay
Fernando Ordóñez

Chapter 3

Languages and Imperial Designs in the Andes
Juan C. Godenzzi

Part II. Language and Resistance—The Fight for National and Individual Identities

Chapter 4

Exploring the Problematics of Non-Castilian Emigration to the Americas through la vida cuartizada of Joan/Juan Torrendell
Thomas Harrington

Chapter 5

The Foxes by José María Arguedas: A Death Warrant for Perú’s Modern National Project
José Antonio Giménez Micó

Chapter 6

Nuyorican Poetry, Tactics for Local Resistance
Susan M. Campbell

Chapter 7

Latino, Latin American, Spanish American, North American, or All at the Same Time?
Edmundo Paz-Soldán

Part III. Spanish in the Era of Multiculturalism and Globalization

Chapter 8

Language Imperialism and the Spread of Global Spanish
Clare Mar-Molinero

Chapter 9

Signs of Empire in Mexican Graphic Narrative: A Research Agenda
Bruce Campbell

Chapter 10

Spanish, English, or Spanglish? Truth and Consequences of U.S. Latino Bilingualism
John M. Lipski

Chapter 11

Language and Empire: A Conversation with Ilan Stavans
Ilan Stavans and Verónica Albin


Spanish among Empires
Luis Martín-Estudillo and Nicholas Spadaccini