Chicana Traditions: Continuity and Change / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780252070129
  • Publisher: University of Illinois Press
  • Publication date: 2/28/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 280
  • Sales rank: 1,103,758
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. 1 Enduring Traditions
1 Chicana Life-Cycle Rituals 15
2 Art of the Santera 35
3 The Indita Genre of New Mexico: Gender and Cultural Identification 56
4 Danger! Children at Play: Patriarchal Ideology and the Construction of Gender in Spanish-Language Hispanic/Chicano Children's Songs and Games 81
5 Caminando con La Llorona: Traditional and Contemporary Narratives 100
Pt. 2 Practicing Traditions
6 Indianizing Catholicism: Chicana/India/Mexicana Indigenous Spiritual Practices in Our Image 117
7 Las Que Menos Queria el Nino: Women of the Fidencista Movement 133
8 Transgressing the Taboo: A Chicana's Voice in the Mariachi World 143
Pt. 3 Transforming Traditions
9 Meeting La Cantante through Verse, Song, and Performance 167
10 Ranchera Music(s) and the Legendary Lydia Mendoza: Performing Social Location and Relations 183
11 Mounting Traditions: The Origin and Evolution of La Escaramuza Charra 207
12 Cruzando Frontejas: Remapping Selena's Tejano Music "Crossover" 224
13 Goldie Garcia: La Reina de South Broadway y Rasquache 237
Selected Bibliography of Chicana Folklore 251
Contributors 259
Index 262
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