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Author Bost, Suzanne

Title Encarnación : illness and body politics in Chicana feminist literature / Suzanne Bost

Publ Info New York : Fordham University Press, 2010
Edition First edition
 PC  PS153.M4 B67 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PS153.M4 B67 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript x, 234 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-227) and index
Contents Feeling pre-Columbian: Chicana feminists' imaginative historiography -- Pain: Gloria Anzald©đa's challenge to "women's health" -- Medicine: Cherr©Ue Moraga's boundary violations -- Movement: Ana Castillo's shape-shifting identities -- Conclusion. rethinking body politics: Maya Gonz©Llez and Diane Gamboa
LC subject American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
Diseases in literature
Human body in literature
Identity (Psychology) in literature
Mexican American women in literature
Mexican Americans -- Race identity
Feminism in literature
Feminism and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century
ISBN 9780823230853 (pbk.)
0823230856 (pbk.)