Loca Motion: The Travels of Chicana and Latina Popular Culture

Loca Motion: The Travels of Chicana and Latina Popular Culture

by Michelle Habell-Pallan, Beverly Moran
     
 

ISBN-10: 0814736629

ISBN-13: 9780814736623

Pub. Date: 05/01/2005

Publisher: New York University Press

An examination of contemporary transnational social dynamics through the lens of Chicano and Latino popular culture, which turns to practitioners of spoken word, performance art, theater, and music to examine US-Mexican-Canadian border culture.  See more details below

Overview

An examination of contemporary transnational social dynamics through the lens of Chicano and Latino popular culture, which turns to practitioners of spoken word, performance art, theater, and music to examine US-Mexican-Canadian border culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814736623
Publisher:
New York University Press
Publication date:
05/01/2005
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.88(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
1 From the Shadows of the Spanish Fantasy Heritage to a Transnational Imaginary
2 “No Cultural Icon”: Marisela Norte and Spoken Word—East L.A. Noir and the U.S./Mexico Border
3 The Politics of Representation: Queerness and the Transnational Family in Luis Alfaro’s Performance
4 Translated/Translating Woman: Comedienne/Solo Performer Marga Gomez, “Sending All Those Puerto Ricans Back to Mexico,” and the Politics of a Sexualized Location
5 “¿Soy Punkera, Y Que?”: Sexuality, Translocality, and Punk in Los Angeles and Beyond
6 Bridge over Troubled Borders: The Transnational Appeal of Chicano Popular Music
Epilogue: “Call Us Americans, ’Cause We Are All from the Américas”: Latinos at Home in Canada
Notes
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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