eBook Quinceeras Era, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313358257
  • ISBN-13: 9780313358258
  • DDC: 305.235
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 134 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released May 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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Overview

This volume compiled by Ilan Stavans examines the importance of ritual and celebration and the quincea-era celebration’s growing social importance to in the Latino community, particularly in the United States. The essays explore the quincea-era and the coming-of-age ritual from various angles. Prior to 2007, the quincea-era received no formal ritual through the Catholic Church, which has since issued one. As such, the role of religion and the Catholic Church in the quincea-era celebration is given extensive consideration. Gender, family status, class, race, as well as the aspects of performa.