Latina writers

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Stavans (Latin American and Latino Culture, Amherst College) compiles 11 essays for students, specialists, and general readers by Latina writers and scholars, who come from different theoretical perspectives and discuss major themes in Latina literature; Chicana feminist criticism; the language of food in works by women; fragmentation, exile, and nostalgia; and the concept of mestizaje as viewed through queer theory. Interviews with Judith Ortiz Cofer and Esmeralda Santiago and personal essays by Maria Irene Foneés and others are included. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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series2 The Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization.
subject_facet American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism, American literature -- 21st century -- History and criticism, American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism, American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism, Feminism and literature, Hispanic American women authors -- Political and social views, Hispanic Americans in literature, Homosexuality and literature
table_of_contents Saddling la gringa : major themes in the works of Latina writers / Phillipa Kafka -- Chicana feminist criticism / Debra A. Castillo -- "What doesn't kill you, makes you fat" : the language of food in Latina literature / Jacqueline Zeff -- New ways of telling : Latinas' narratives of exile and return / Jacqueline Stefanko -- Gloria Anzaldúa's queer Mestisaje / Ian Barnard -- Sandra Cisneros : form over content / Ilan Starans -- Between the milkman and the fax machine : challenges to women writers in the Caribbean / Sherezada "Chiqui" Vicioso -- Attempting perfection : an interview with Judith Ortiz Cofer / Renee H. Shea -- I write these messages that come / María Irene Fornés -- And Frida looks back : the art of Latina/o queer heroics / Cherríe L. Moraga -- Conversations with Ilan Stavans / Esmeralda Santiago.
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