Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature: Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities (Latino Communities: Emerging Voices, Political, Social, Cu

Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature: Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities (Latino Communities: Emerging Voices, Political, Social, Cu

By: Alma Rosa Alvarez (author)Paperback

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Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature looks at the ways in which Chicana/o authors who have experienced cultural disconnection or marginalization because of their gender, gender politics and sexual orientation attempt to forge a connection back to Chicana/o culture through their use of liberation theology.

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About Author

Alma Rosa Alvarez is Associate Professor of English and Writing at Southerrn Oregon University, US. Her research currently focuses on Mexican/Chicana/o Circular Migrations and issues of Nostalgia.

Contents

Acknowledgments. Introduction 1. The Problematics of Chican(o) Subjectivity 2. Liberation Theology: An Overview and its Transition into Chicano Contexts 3. Gloria Anzaldua's Coatlicue State: A Postmodern Rupture into Liberation Theology 4. Ann Castillo's Representation of the Seventeenth Century Mystical Nun Tradition: A Renarrativization of Catholic Feminist Agency in the Form of Liberation Theology Appendix. Notes. Bibliography. Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 16/04/2012
  • ISBN13: 9780415541633
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9780415541633
  • weight: 272
  • ISBN10: 0415541638

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