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Massacre of the Dreamers : Essays on Xicanisma. 20th Anniversary Updated Edition.

By: Castillo, Ana.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, 2014Description: 1 online resource (287 p.).ISBN: 9780826353597.Subject(s): Feminism -- United States | Feminism | Mexican American womenGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Massacre of the Dreamers : Essays on Xicanisma. 20th Anniversary Updated Edition.DDC classification: 305.48/86872073 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Clarissa Pinkola Estés; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: A Countryless Woman: The Early Feminista; 2: The 1986 Watsonville Women's Strike: A Case of Mexicana/Chicana Activism; 3: The Ancient Roots of Machismo; 4: Saintly Mother and Soldier's Whore: The Leftist/Catholic Paradigm; 5: In the Beginning There Was Eva; 6: La Macha: Toward an Erotic Whole Self; 7: Brujas and Curanderas: A Lived Spirituality; 8: Un Tapiz: The Poetics of Conscientización; 9: Toward the Mother-Bond Principle; 10: Resurrection of the Dreamers
Afterword: The Real and True Meaning of Our Lady of GuadalupeNotes; Back Cover
Summary: This new edition of an immensely influential book gives voice to Mexic Amerindian women silenced for hundreds of years by the dual censorship of being female and indigenous.
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Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Foreword by Clarissa Pinkola Estés; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: A Countryless Woman: The Early Feminista; 2: The 1986 Watsonville Women's Strike: A Case of Mexicana/Chicana Activism; 3: The Ancient Roots of Machismo; 4: Saintly Mother and Soldier's Whore: The Leftist/Catholic Paradigm; 5: In the Beginning There Was Eva; 6: La Macha: Toward an Erotic Whole Self; 7: Brujas and Curanderas: A Lived Spirituality; 8: Un Tapiz: The Poetics of Conscientización; 9: Toward the Mother-Bond Principle; 10: Resurrection of the Dreamers

Afterword: The Real and True Meaning of Our Lady of GuadalupeNotes; Back Cover

This new edition of an immensely influential book gives voice to Mexic Amerindian women silenced for hundreds of years by the dual censorship of being female and indigenous.

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CHOICE Review

In ten essays that cover topics on the Latina's identity, machismo, concientizaci'on, curanderismo, woman's duality, and new definitions of feminism, Castillo vents rather than enlightens. Attempting to define what she calls "Xicanisma" (a new awareness among Latinas), she traces the Movimiento's roots and spotlights such types of Latinas as the virgin/whore duality, curanderas, factory workers, and academics. Castillo tells much about her personal life and relationships, her life as a writer and scholar, and her family and friends. It is unclear to what audience Castillo addresses this diatribe against "Anglos" or "gringos," the middle class, academe, the church, capitalism, Spanish culture, males, even the Bible. The chastising, accusatory tone and "fighting words" that permeate this discourse alienate the reader. The biased, often outdated sources support a viewpoint that remains closed to any type of dialogue. The numerous inaccuracies, self-avowed simplistic assertions, generalizations, poor editing, lack of focus, and faulty constructions make for tortuous reading. Only occasionally does one perceive through this jumble the creative writer capable of cummunicating a reality and a belief system without hitting one on the head with a sledgehammer. This reviewer is amazed that the University of New Mexico Press would allow such a carelessly conceived product to appear in print. S. T. Clark; California State University, San Marcos

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Ana Castillo is the author of the novels The Mixquiahuala Letters, Sapogonia, and So Far from God; the story collection Loverboys; the critical study Massacre of the Dreamers; and several volumes of poetry. She has received an American Book Award, a Carl Sandburg Prize, and a Southwestern Booksellers Award for her work. She lives in Chicago. <p> (Bowker Author Biography) Ana Castillo is the author, most recently, of "Peel My Love Like an Onion", as well as three other novels, a previous collection of poetry, "My Father Was a Toltec", & numerous other books. She lives in Chicago with her son, Michael. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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