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Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature

Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities

By Alma Rosa Alvarez

Routledge – 2007 – 176 pages

Series: Latino Communities: Emerging Voices - Political, Social, Cultural and Legal Issues

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Description

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.

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

Author Bio

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.

Name: Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature: Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Alma Rosa Alvarez. 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...
Categories: Feminist Literature & Theory, Gay & Lesbian Literature, Women's Literature, Gender Studies - Soc Sci