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Reading: “Multicultural Hybridity,” Part Two

*You ought to read Reading: “Multicultural Hybridity” by Laurie Grobman first. Chapter Three of Multicultural Hybridity involves Laurie Grobman’s idea about the “hybrid aesthetic,” this idea that the standards by which we judge literary writing don’t have to come from only two choices: old-school/white/Western or a rejection of old-school/white/Western, but that our standards could recognize many different kinds of quality. I was glad to read this chapter and its ideas, since I was trained in college to analyze and criticize literature from pluralist perspectives. The professor who had the biggest influence… Read more Reading: “Multicultural Hybridity,” Part Two