Chicano Poetics: Heterotexts and Hybridities by Alfred ArteagaChicano Poetics: Heterotexts and Hybridities by Alfred Arteaga

Chicano Poetics: Heterotexts and Hybridities

byAlfred ArteagaEditorAlbert Gelpi

Paperback | July 28, 1997

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Chicano Poetics: Heterotexts and Hybridities examines the crossing of literary and social forces that forms the context for being Chicano. Heterotextual poetics reveals how a poetry of the cross can influence identity, in readings ranging from the poetry of gender and race by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz to that of the fragmentary, postmodern subject of Juan Felipe Herrara. Heterotextuality is the medium in which xicanismo is articulated and comes to be a hybrid subject of textual difference.
Title:Chicano Poetics: Heterotexts and HybriditiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.47 inPublished:July 28, 1997Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521574927

ISBN - 13:9780521574921


Table of Contents

Introduction; Canto Primero; Mestizaje/Difrasismo; Part I. Sex and Color: Respuesta a Frida; Heterotextual Reproduction; Tricks of Gender Xing; Part II. Nation and States: Net Laguna; An Other Tongue; Beasts and Jagged Strokes of Color; Part III. Space and Time: Small Sea of Europe; Blood Points; Late Epic, Post Postmodern.

Editorial Reviews

"Thoughtful, incisive, self-reflective.... Arteaga's work makes clear how the qualities that the term `Chicano' as subjectivity evokes are inflected by the corporeal presence of the Chicano body...." Rafael Pérez-Torres, Contemporary Literature