Scene from the Movie Giant / Edition 1

Scene from the Movie Giant / Edition 1

by Tino Villanueva
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Northwestern University Press
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Scene from the Movie Giant / Edition 1

A 14 year-old boy sits in the darkness of the Holiday Theater watching a scene of anti-Mexican racism in a Rock Hudson / Elizabeth Taylore movie. This scene, this memory, is at the heart of Scene from the Movie GIANT, a remarkable book-length poem in five parts by Tino Villanueva. Villanueva excavates the meaning of this scene and in doing so grapples with urgent questions of cultural identity.

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ISBN-13: 9781880684122
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 07/28/1995
Edition description: 1st ed
Pages: 55
Sales rank: 1,190,186
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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