Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

Chicana Feminisms: A Critical Reader / Edition 1

by Gabriela F. Arredondo
     
 

An anthology of original essays from Chicana feminists which explores the complexities of life experiences of the Chicanas, such as class, generation, sexual orientation, age, language use, etc.

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An anthology of original essays from Chicana feminists which explores the complexities of life experiences of the Chicanas, such as class, generation, sexual orientation, age, language use, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822331414
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/28/2003
Series:
Post-Contemporary Interventions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
680,681
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: Chicana Feminisims at the Crossroads: Disruptions in Dialogue1
Ch. 1Cartohistography: One Voice's Continent19
Response: Translating Herstory: A Reading of and Responses to Elba Rosario Sanchez52
Ch. 2Contested Histories: Las Hijas de Cuauhtemoc, Chicana Feminisms, and Print Culture in the Chicano Movement, 1968-197359
Response: Chicana Print Culture and Chicana Studies: A Testimony to the Development of Chicana Feminist Culture90
Ch. 3The Writing of Canicula: Breaking Boundaries, Finding Forms97
Response: Sad Movies Make Me Cry109
Ch. 4Literary (Re)Mappings: Autobiographical (Dis)Placements by Chicana Writers114
Response: (Re)Mapping mexicanidades: (Re)Locating Chicana Writings and Translation Politics146
Ch. 5Chronotope of Desire: Emma Perez's Gulf Dreams155
Response: The Lessons of Chicana Lesbian Fictions and Theories178
Ch. 6Unruly Passions: Poetics, Performance, and Gender in the Ranchera Song184
Response: ... Y volver a sufrir: Neuvos acercaminetos al melodrama211
Translation of Response: ... And to Suffer Again: New Approaches to Melodrama220
Ch. 7Talkin' Sex: Chicanas and Mexicanas Theorize about Silences and Sexual Pleasures228
Response: Questions of Pleasure254
Ch. 8Underground Feminisms: Inocencia's Story260
Response: Grounding Feminisms through La Vida de Inocencia291
Ch. 9Domesticana: The Sensibility of Chicana Rasquachismo298
Response: Invention as Critique: Neologisms in Chicana Art Theory316
Ch. 10Reproduction and Miscegenation on the Borderlands: Mapping the Maternal Body of Tejanas324
Response: The Sterile Cuckoo Racha: Debugging Lone Star349
Ch. 11Anzaldua's Frontera: Inscribing Gynetics Norma Alarcon354
Response: Inscribing Gynetics in the Bolivian Andes370
Contributors377
Index383

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