Last Generation: Prose and Poetry / Edition 1

Last Generation: Prose and Poetry / Edition 1

by Cherrie Moraga
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0896084663

ISBN-13: 2900896084666

Pub. Date: 07/01/1999

Publisher: South End Press

Crossing literary genres and moving freely between Spanish and English, Moraga ruminates on her identity as a lesbian writer/activist and her role in the Chicano community, weaving a rich tapestry of ancestors, lovers, politics & life on the streets

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Crossing literary genres and moving freely between Spanish and English, Moraga ruminates on her identity as a lesbian writer/activist and her role in the Chicano community, weaving a rich tapestry of ancestors, lovers, politics & life on the streets

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900896084666
Publisher:
South End Press
Publication date:
07/01/1999
Series:
Not a Luxury Poetry Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
196

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Last Generation

Part 1: New Mexican Confession

En Route para Los Angeles

They Was Girls Together

The Ecology of Woman

Hermit’s Prayer

Lyfe Cycle

Just Vision

Poema como valentín

Reunion

Dreaming of Other Planets

New Mexican Confession

Part 2: War Cry

Ni for El Salvador

War Cry

Foreign Tongue

We Have Read a Lot and Know We Are Not Safe

The War Continues

La Despedidia

Proposition

Art in América con Acento

Part 3: La Fuerza Femenina

Credo

Blood Sisters

If

En busca de la fuerza femenina

La Ofrenda

Part 4: The Breakdown of the Bicultural Mind

Sueño

Peloncito

If a Stranger Could Be Called Family

I Was Not Supposed to Remember

Whose Savior?

Half-breed

It’s Not New York

Indian Summer

The Grass, Not Greener

The Breakdown of the Bicultural Mind

Part 5: The Last Generation

Meditation

I Don’t Know the Protocol

Madre

Our Lady of the Cannery Workers

Queer Atzlán: The Re-formation of Chicano Tribe

Tribute

Where Beauty Resides

Codex Xerí: El Momento Histórico

Sources Cited

About the Author

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