Entremundos/amongworlds: New Perspectives on Gloria Anzaldua

Paperback | September 15, 2008

byAnalouise Keating

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This book offers a multidisciplinary investigation of the concepts, impact, and writings of contemporary cultural theorist and creative writer, Gloria Anzaldua; a figure whose work has expanded previous views in American Studies, Chicano/a Studies, composition studies, cultural studies, ethnic studies, feminism, literary studies, critical pedagogy, and queer theory.

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This book offers a multidisciplinary investigation of the concepts, impact, and writings of contemporary cultural theorist and creative writer, Gloria Anzaldua; a figure whose work has expanded previous views in American Studies, Chicano/a Studies, composition studies, cultural studies, ethnic studies, feminism, literary studies, criti...

AnaLouise Keating is Associate Professor of Women's Studies at Texas Woman's University.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:298 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.67 inPublished:September 15, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230605931

ISBN - 13:9780230605930

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Preface: Unfinished Words: The Crossing of Gloria Anzaldúa--Chela Sandoval * Introduction: Shifting Worlds: Una Entrada--AnaLouise Keating * autohistoria y autohistoria-teoría. . . . (re)writing self, (re)writing culture * Gloria y yo: Writing silence and the search for the fronteriza voice--Zulma Y. Méndez * The 1,000-Piece Nights of Gloria Anzaldúa: Autohistoria-teoría at Florida Atlantic University--Caren S. Neile * Reclaiming Pleasure: Reading the Body in “People Should Not Die in June in South Texas”--Mary Loving Blanchard * Daughter of Coatlicue: An Interview with Gloria Anzaldúa--Irene Lara * Living in the House of Nepantla--Irene Reti * iv. nepantla. . . . pathways to change * La Gloriosa Travesura de la Musa Que Cruza /The Misbehaving Glory(a) of the Border-Crossing Muse: Transgression in Anzaldúa's Children's Stories--Edith M. Vásquez * Apertures of In-Betweeness, of Selves in the Middle--Mariana Ortega * From within Germinative Stasis: Creating Active Subjectivity, Resistant Agency--María Lugones * Negotiating Paradoxical Spaces: Women, Disabilities, and the Experience of Nepantla--Carrie McMaster * v. nos/otras . . . . intersecting selves/intersecting others * What Do You Learn From What You See? Gloria Anzaldúa and Double Vision in the Teaching of Writing--Eve Wiederhold * Reading National Identities: The Radical Disruptions of Borderlands/La Frontera--Beth Berila * Teaching la Conciencia de la Mestiza in the Midst of White Privilege--Simona J. Hill * "Know Me Unbroken": Peeling Back the Silenced Rind of the Queer Mouth through the Works of Gloria Anzaldúa--Mark W. Bundy*New Pathways to Understanding Self-in-Relation: Anzaldúan (Re)Visions for Developmental Psychology--Kelli Zaytoun * vi. conocimientos . . . . expanding the vision * “So Much Meat”: Gloria Anzaldúa, the Mind/Body Split, and Exerting Control over My Fat Body--Elena Levy-Navarro * Champion of the Spirit: Anzaldúa’s Critique of Rationalist Epistemology--Amala Levine * Shifting the Shapes of Things to Come: The Presence of the Future in Gloria Anzaldúa--Jane Caputi * Doing Mestizaje: When Epistemology Becomes Ethics--Mónica F. Torres * vii. el mundo zurdo, the new tribalism . . . . forging new alliances * This is Personal: Re-Visiting Gloria Anzaldúa from within the Borderlands--Lee Maracle * Spirit, Culture, Sex: Elements of the Creative Process in Anzaldúa’s Poetry--Linda Garber * Radical Rhetoric: Anger, Activism, and Change--Amanda Espinosa-Aguilar * Tierra Tremenda: The Earth's Agony and Ecstasy in the Work of Gloria Anzaldúa--Inés Hernández-Avila * Shifting Perspectives: Spiritual Activism, Social Transformation, and the Politics of Spirit--AnaLouise Keating