Latina Writers, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313348073
  • ISBN-13: 9780313348075
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 138 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Explores the authors' lives and extraordinary careers, as well as the social and political issues their works address.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Series Foreword.
1: Appreciations.
2: Saddling La Gringa: Major Themes in the Works of Latina Writers.
3: Chicana Feminist Criticism.
4: “What Doesn't Kill You, Makes You Fat”: The Language of Food in Latina Literature.
5: New Ways of Telling: Latinas' Narratives of Exile and Return.
6: Gloria Anzaldúa's Queer Mestisaje.
7: Sandra Cisneros: Form over Content.
8: Testimonios.
9: Between the Milkman and the Fax Machine: Challenges to Women Writers in the Caribbean.
10: Attempting Perfection: An Interview with Judith Ortiz Cofer.
11: I Write These Messages That Come.
12: And Frida Looks Back: The Art of Latina/o Queer Heroics.
13: Conversations with Ilan Stavans.
Selected Bibliography.
About the Editor and Contributors.