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Post-Borderlandia : Chicana Literature and Gender Variant Critique / T. Jackie Cuevas.

Author/Creator:
Cuevas, T. Jackqueline author., Author,
Publication:
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, [2018]
Series:
Latinidad: Transnational Cultures in the
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (188 p.) : 8
Local subjects:
Adelina Anthony. (search)
Chicana. (search)
Chicano. (search)
Chicanx. (search)
Felicia Luna Lemus. (search)
Gloria Anzaldua. (search)
Helena Maria Viramontes. (search)
Jovita Gonzalez. (search)
binary. (search)
butch. (search)
female. (search)
feminist. (search)
gender queerness. (search)
gender. (search)
identity. (search)
lesbian. (search)
literary. (search)
literature. (search)
masculine. (search)
queer. (search)
sex. (search)
transgender. (search)
variance. (search)
Language:
In English.
System Details:
Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
text file PDF
Summary:
Bringing Chicana/o studies into conversation with queer theory and transgender studies, Post-Borderlandia examines why gender variance is such a core theme in contemporary Chicana and Chicanx narratives. It considers how Chicana butch lesbians and Chicanx trans people are not only challenging heteropatriarchal norms, but also departing from mainstream conceptions of queerness and gender identification. Expanding on Gloria Anzaldúa's classic formulation of the Chicana as transformer of the "borderlands," Jackie Cuevas explores how a new generation of Chicanx writers, performers, and filmmakers are imagining a "post-borderlands" subjectivity, where shifting national, racial, class, sexual, and gender identifications produce complex power dynamics. In addition, Cuevas offers fresh archival analysis of the Chicana feminist canon to reveal how queer gender variance has always been crucial to this literary tradition.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Contents
Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: Gender Variance and the Post-Borderlands
1. Chicana Masculinities
2. Ambiguous Chicanx Bodies
3. Transing Chicanidad
4. Brokeback Rancho
Conclusion: From a Long Line of Marimachas
Notes
Bibliography
Index
Notes:
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 21. Dez 2019)
Contributor:
De Gruyter.
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
ISBN:
9780813594569
OCLC:
1027476921
Publisher Number:
10.36019/9780813594569 doi
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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