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Breaking boundaries : [electronic resource] Latina writing and critical readings / edited by Asunción Horno-Delgado ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Horno Delgado, Asunción, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1989Description: xv, 268 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0870236350 (alk. paper) :; 9780870236358 (alk. paper); 0870236369 (pbk. : alk. paper) :; 9780870236365 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism | American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism | American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism | Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Hispanic American women -- Intellectual life | Hispanic Americans in literature | Literatura americana -- Mujeres como autoras -- Historia y crítica | Littérature américaine -- Auteurs hispano-américains -- Histoire et critique | Écrits de femmes américains -- Histoire et critique | Littérature américaine -- 20e siècle -- Histoire et critique | Américaines d'origine latino-américaine -- Vie intellectuelle -- 20e siècle | Femmes et littérature -- États-Unis -- Histoire -- 20e siècle | Américains d'origine latino-américaine dans la littérature | Spaans | Amerikaans | Vrouwelijke auteursDDC classification: 810/.9/9287 Other classification: 18.33 | 18.06 Online resources: Free eBook from the Internet Archive Also issued online.
Contents:
At the threshold of the unnamed : Latina literary discourse in the eighties / Eliana Ortega and Nancy Saporta Sternbach -- Heat and rain (testimonio) / Denise Chávez -- "Nopalitos" : the making of fiction (testimonio) / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Doña Josefa : bloodpulse of transition and change / Janice Dewey -- "A deep racial memory of love" : the Chicana feminism of Cherríe Moraga / Nancy Saporta Sternbach -- Sandra Cisneros' The house on Mango Street : community-oriented introspection and the demystification of patriarchal violence / Ellen McCracken -- Deconstructing the dominant patriarchal text : Cecile Pineda's narratives / Juan Bruce-Novoa -- The ties that bind : women and community in Evangelina Vigil's Thirty an' seen a lot / Mary Jane Treacy.
The sardonic powers of the erotic in the work of Ana Castillo / Norma Alarcón -- Puerto Rican writers in the U.S., Puerto Rican writers in Puerto Rico : a separation beyond language (testimonio) / Nicholasa Mohr -- Open letter to Eliana (testimonio) / Sandra María Esteves -- Poetic discourse of the Puerto Rican woman in the U.S. : new voices of Anacaonian liberation / Eliana Ortega -- "Señores, don't leibol mi, please!! : ya soy Luz María Umpierre" / Asunción Horno-Delgado, translated by Janet N. Gold -- A commentary on the works of three Puerto Rican women poets in New York / Yamila Azize Vargas translated by Sonia Crespo Vega -- Latinas at the crossroads : an affirmation of life in Rosario Morales and Aurora Levins Morales' Getting home alive / Lourdes Rojas.
The show does go on (testimonio) / Dolores Prida -- From immigrants to ethnics : Cuban women writers in the U.S. / Eliana Rivero -- Dolores Prida's Coser y cantar : mapping the dialectics of ethnic identity and assimilation / Albert Sandoval -- A Cuban-Panamanian-American-lawyer-writer now in Connecticut (testimonio) / Bessy Reyna -- An oral history (testimonio) / Sherezada (Chiqui) Vicioso -- Marjorie Agosín as Latina writer / Nina M. Scott.
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Bibliography: p.251-263.

At the threshold of the unnamed : Latina literary discourse in the eighties / Eliana Ortega and Nancy Saporta Sternbach -- Heat and rain (testimonio) / Denise Chávez -- "Nopalitos" : the making of fiction (testimonio) / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Doña Josefa : bloodpulse of transition and change / Janice Dewey -- "A deep racial memory of love" : the Chicana feminism of Cherríe Moraga / Nancy Saporta Sternbach -- Sandra Cisneros' The house on Mango Street : community-oriented introspection and the demystification of patriarchal violence / Ellen McCracken -- Deconstructing the dominant patriarchal text : Cecile Pineda's narratives / Juan Bruce-Novoa -- The ties that bind : women and community in Evangelina Vigil's Thirty an' seen a lot / Mary Jane Treacy.

The sardonic powers of the erotic in the work of Ana Castillo / Norma Alarcón -- Puerto Rican writers in the U.S., Puerto Rican writers in Puerto Rico : a separation beyond language (testimonio) / Nicholasa Mohr -- Open letter to Eliana (testimonio) / Sandra María Esteves -- Poetic discourse of the Puerto Rican woman in the U.S. : new voices of Anacaonian liberation / Eliana Ortega -- "Señores, don't leibol mi, please!! : ya soy Luz María Umpierre" / Asunción Horno-Delgado, translated by Janet N. Gold -- A commentary on the works of three Puerto Rican women poets in New York / Yamila Azize Vargas translated by Sonia Crespo Vega -- Latinas at the crossroads : an affirmation of life in Rosario Morales and Aurora Levins Morales' Getting home alive / Lourdes Rojas.

The show does go on (testimonio) / Dolores Prida -- From immigrants to ethnics : Cuban women writers in the U.S. / Eliana Rivero -- Dolores Prida's Coser y cantar : mapping the dialectics of ethnic identity and assimilation / Albert Sandoval -- A Cuban-Panamanian-American-lawyer-writer now in Connecticut (testimonio) / Bessy Reyna -- An oral history (testimonio) / Sherezada (Chiqui) Vicioso -- Marjorie Agosín as Latina writer / Nina M. Scott.

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