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Author Danielson, Marivel T.

Title Homecoming queers : desire and difference in Chicana Latina cultural production / Marivel T. Danielson.

Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2009]


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Description 1 online resource (ix, 219 pages).
Series Latinidad : transnational cultures in the United States
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index.
Contents Queering home: desire meets theory meets art -- Speaking selves: language and identity in transition -- Moving violations: performing the limits of representation in Marga Gomez's Jaywalker -- The birdy and the bees: queer Chicana girlhood in Carla Trujillo's What night brings -- Complicating community: Terri De La Peña, Cristina Serna, Frances Negrón Muntaner, Ela Troyano, and Carmelita Tropicana -- The erotics of home: Monica Palacios, Marga Gomez, and Carmelita Tropicana -- Dancing with devils: gendered violence in novels by Emma Pérez and Achy Obejas -- Our art is our weapon: women of color transforming academia.
Summary Homecoming Queers provides a critical discussion of the multiple strategies used by queer Latina authors and artists in the United States to challenge silence and invisibility within mainstream media, literary canons, and theater spaces. Marivel T. Danielson's analysis reveals the extensive legacy of these cultural artists, including novelists, filmmakers, students and activists, comedians, performers, and playwrights. By clearly discussing the complexities and universalities of ethnic, racial, sexual, gender, and class intersections between queer Chicana and U.S. Latinas, Danielson ex.
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Subject American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Lesbians' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Home in literature.
Hispanic Americans in the performing arts.
Hispanic American lesbians -- Intellectual life.
Space in literature.
ART -- Reference.
ART -- Performance.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Gay Studies.
Lesbianismo -- En la literatura.
Literatura hispanoamericana -- Autoras -- Historia y crítica.
American literature -- Hispanic American authors. (OCoLC)fst00807169
American literature -- Women authors. (OCoLC)fst00807271
Hispanic Americans in the performing arts. (OCoLC)fst00957630
Home in literature. (OCoLC)fst00959307
Lesbians' writings, American. (OCoLC)fst00996595
Space in literature. (OCoLC)fst01904752
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc. (OCoLC)fst01411635
Other Form: Print version: Danielson, Marivel T. Homecoming queers. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2009 9780813545714 (DLC) 2008048064 (OCoLC)269455856
ISBN 9780813548371 (electronic bk.)
0813548373 (electronic bk.)
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