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Chicana Sexuality and Gender

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Compares the self-representations of the US Mexicanas with the representations of academic-affiliated, intellectual Chicana writer... Lire la suite
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Compares the self-representations of the US Mexicanas with the representations of academic-affiliated, intellectual Chicana writers and visual artists. This work looks at how the Chicana professional intellectuals and the US Mexicana women refigure demeaning constructions of female gender roles and racial, ethnic, and sexual identities.

Auteur

Debra J. Blake is a lecturer in the Department of Chicano Studies at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.



Texte du rabat

A study of working class and elite intellectual Mexican and Mexican American women that focuses on their sexuality and identity, particularly their identification with four primary Mexican female cultural symbols: La Malinche, Aztec goddesses, the Virgin



Contenu

AcknowledgmentsIntroduction; 1. The Power of Representation: History, Memory, and the Cultural Refiguring of La Malinche's Lineage; 2. Chicana Feminism: Spirituality, Sexuality, and Mexican Goddesses Re-membered; 3. Las Historias: Sexuality, Gender Roles, and La Virgen de Guadalupe Reconsidered; 4. Cultural Anxieties and Truths: Gender, Nationalism, and La Llorona Retellings; 5. Reading Dynamics of Power: Oral Histories, Feminist Research, and the Politics of Location; ConclusionNotes; References; Index

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Chicana Sexuality and Gender
Sous-titre: Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History, and Art
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9780822343103
ISBN: 978-0-8223-4310-3
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Duke University Press
Genre: Art
nombre de pages: 296
Poids: 408g
Taille: H228mm x B155mm x T16mm
Année: 2008