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Chicana Sexuality and Gender [electronic resource] : Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History, and Art

By: Blake, Debra J.
Contributor(s): Mignolo, Walter D | Silverblatt, Irene | Saldívar-Hull, Sonia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Latin America Otherwise: Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (313 p.).ISBN: 9780822381228.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Chicana Sexuality and Gender : Cultural Refiguring in Literature, Oral History, and ArtDDC classification: 305.48/86872073 LOC classification: HQ1166.B53 2008Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Power of Representation History, Memory, and the Cultural Refiguring of La Malinche's Lineage; 2. Chicana Feminism Spirituality, Sexuality, and Mexica 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; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index
Summary: 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
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Power of Representation History, Memory, and the Cultural Refiguring of La Malinche's Lineage; 2. Chicana Feminism Spirituality, Sexuality, and Mexica 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; Conclusion; Notes; References; Index

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

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

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