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.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Series:||Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues Series|
|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