Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature: Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities

Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature: Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities

by Alma Rosa Alvarez

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Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature: Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities by Alma Rosa Alvarez

Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature looks at the ways in which Chicana/o authors who have experienced cultural disconnection or marginalization because of their gender, gender politics and sexual orientation attempt to forge a connection back to Chicana/o culture through their use of liberation theology.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415955577
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/21/2007
Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues Series
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

Alma Rosa Alvarez is Associate Professor of English and Writing at Southerrn Oregon University, US. Her research currently focuses on Mexican/Chicana/o Circular Migrations and issues of Nostalgia.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments. Introduction 1. The Problematics of Chican(o) Subjectivity 2. Liberation Theology: An Overview and its Transition into Chicano Contexts 3. Gloria Anzaldua’s Coatlicue State: A Postmodern Rupture into Liberation Theology 4. Ann Castillo’s Representation of the Seventeenth Century Mystical Nun Tradition: A Renarrativization of Catholic Feminist Agency in the Form of Liberation Theology Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index

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