Virtual Islands: The Reterritorialization of Puerto Rican Spatiality in Cyberspace

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Abstract

Discusses the significance of the spatiality of Puerto Rican Web sites to community identity and processes of virtual self-fashioning. Differences of the role of coquí frogs in Puerto Rican and Hawaiian societies; Discussion of the rhetoric of insularity and its role in Puerto Rican discourse; Information on the coqui.net Web site which features information about various companies and services located in Puerto Rico.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)375-400
Number of pages26
JournalHispanic Review
Volume72
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1 2004

Keywords

  • PUERTO Ricans
  • GROUP identity
  • WEBSITES
  • FROGS
  • IMMIGRANTS
  • PUERTO Rico
  • HAWAII
  • UNITED States

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