1st Edition

Liberation Theology in Chicana/o Literature
Manifestations of Feminist and Gay Identities

ISBN 9780415541633
Published April 10, 2012 by Routledge
172 Pages

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Book 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.

Table of 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

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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.