Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change / Edition 1

Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change / Edition 1

by Norma E. Cantu

ISBN-10: 0252070127

ISBN-13: 9780252070129

Pub. Date: 02/28/2002

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1Enduring Traditions
1Chicana Life-Cycle Rituals15
2Art of the Santera35
3The Indita Genre of New Mexico: Gender and Cultural Identification56
4Danger! Children at Play: Patriarchal Ideology and the Construction of Gender in Spanish-Language Hispanic/Chicano Children's Songs and Games81
5Caminando con La Llorona: Traditional and Contemporary Narratives100
Pt. 2Practicing Traditions
6Indianizing Catholicism: Chicana/India/Mexicana Indigenous Spiritual Practices in Our Image117
7Las Que Menos Queria el Nino: Women of the Fidencista Movement133
8Transgressing the Taboo: A Chicana's Voice in the Mariachi World143
Pt. 3Transforming Traditions
9Meeting La Cantante through Verse, Song, and Performance167
10Ranchera Music(s) and the Legendary Lydia Mendoza: Performing Social Location and Relations183
11Mounting Traditions: The Origin and Evolution of La Escaramuza Charra207
12Cruzando Frontejas: Remapping Selena's Tejano Music "Crossover"224
13Goldie Garcia: La Reina de South Broadway y Rasquache237
Selected Bibliography of Chicana Folklore251

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