Compliments to this week’s Author Spotlight, Isaac Veysey-White, for an excellently crafted article, “Liberatory Queer Performance and the Coloniality of Gender in Melibea Obono’s La Bastarda”!
Veysey-White’s article facilitates intriguing discussion surrounding the power and ideology within Trifonia Melibea Obono’s La Bastarda (2016), specifically highlighting how this Equatorial Guinean novel subverts colonial gender norms.
Isaac is a PhD candidate at Michigan State University studying Hispanic Cultural Studies. His research prominently focuses on contemporary Spanish peninsular literature and popular culture, specifically memory, societal trauma, solidarity, and collective resistance.
Read the full text here: https://buff.ly/3dFA2iZ
Article keywords: La Bastarda, Trifonia Melibea Obono, homophobia, misogyny, queer theory