Extinct Lands, Temporal Geographies: Chicana Literature and the Urgency of Space / Edition 1

Extinct Lands, Temporal Geographies: Chicana Literature and the Urgency of Space / Edition 1

by Mary Pat Brady
     
 

Examines how Chicana literature -- its narrative techniques, stylistic conventions, plot dilemmas and resolutions -- interrogate the multiple ways space and social relations constitute each other.

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Examines how Chicana literature -- its narrative techniques, stylistic conventions, plot dilemmas and resolutions -- interrogate the multiple ways space and social relations constitute each other.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822329749
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/28/2002
Series:
Latin America Otherwise Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,140,373
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Razing Arizona13
2Double-Crossing la Frontera Nomada49
3Intermarginalia: Chicana/a Spatiality and Sexuality in the Work of Gloria Anzaldua and Terri de la Pena83
4Sandra Cisneros's Contrapuntal "Geography of Scars"111
5"Against the Nostalgia for the Whole and the One": Cherrie Moraga, Aztlan, and the Spatiality of Memory137
6"War Again, or Somesuch": Narrating the Scale and Scope of Narcospatiality172
Conclusion: Spelunking through the Interstices202
Notes207
Bibliography247
Index269

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