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The Gloria Anzaldúa reader

Author: Gloria Anzaldúa; AnaLouise Keating
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2009.
Series: Latin America otherwise.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Born in the Rio Grande Valley of south Texas, independent scholar and creative writer Gloria Anzaldua was an internationally acclaimed cultural theorist. As the author of Borderlands / La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Anzaldua played a major role in shaping contemporary Chicano/a and lesbian/queer theories and identities. As an editor of three anthologies, including the groundbreaking This Bridge Called My Back:  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anzaldúa, Gloria.
Gloria Anzaldúa reader.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2009
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gloria Anzaldúa; AnaLouise Keating
ISBN: 9780822345558 0822345552 9780822345640 0822345641
OCLC Number: 319500661
Description: xi, 361 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Reading Gloria Anzaldúa, reading ourselves ... complex intimacies, intricate connections --
Part 1. "Early" writings : --
Tihueque --
To Delia, who failed on principles --
Reincarnation --
The occupant --
I want to be shocked shitless --
The new speakers --
Speaking in tongues: a letter to third world women writers --
The coming of el mundo surdo --
La prieta --
El paisano is a bird of good omen --
Dream of the double-faced women --
Foreword to the second edition (of This Bridge Called My Back) --
Spirituality, sexuality, and the body: an interview with Linda Smuckler. Part 2. "Middle" writings : --
Enemy of the state --
Del otro lado --
Encountering the medusa --
Creativity and switching modes of consciousness --
En rapport, in opposition: cobrando cuentas a las nuestras --
The presence --
Metaphors in the tradition of the shaman --
Haciendo caras, una entrada --
Bridge, drawbridge, sandbar, or island: lesbians-of-color hacienda Alianzas --
Ghost trap / trampa de espanto --
To(o) queer the writer --
loca, escritora y chicana --
Border arte: nepantla, el lugar de la frontera --
On the process of writing Borderlands / La Frontera --
La vulva es una herida abierta / the vulva is an open wound --
The new Mestiza nation: a multicultural movement. Part 3. Gallery of images --
Part 4. "Later" writings : --
Foreword to Cassell's encyclopedia of queer myth, symbol and spirit --
How to --
Memoir- my calling; or, notes for "How Prieta Came to Write" --
When I write I hover --
Transforming American studies: 2001 Bode-Pearson prize acceptance speech --
Yemaya --
(Un)natural bridges, (un)safe spaces --
Healing wounds --
Reading LP --
A short Q & A between LP and her author (GEA) --
Like a spider in her web --
Bearing witness: their eyes anticipating the healing --
The postmodern llorona --
Speaking across the divide --
Llorona coyolxauhqui --
Disability & identity: an e-mail exchange & a few additional thoughts --
Let us be the healing of the wound: the Coyolxauhqui imperative --
la sombra y el sueno --
Appendix 1. Glossary --
Appendix 2. Timeline: Some highlights from Gloria Evangelina Anzaldúa's life.
Series Title: Latin America otherwise.
Responsibility: Gloria E. Anzaldúa ; AnaLouise Keating, editor.


Born in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, independent scholar and creative writer Gloria E Anzaldua was an internationally acclaimed cultural theorist. Providing a sample of the poetry, prose,  Read more...


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"The Reader does a good job of offering a wide range of Anzaldua's writings, from her most famous and well-loved essays that appeared in the seminal Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza to Read more...

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