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
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.