Gloria Anzaldúa: Borders of Knowledge and (re) Signification

Bornstein-Gómez, Miriam
October 2010
Confluencia;Fall2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p46
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
The article discusses the book "Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza" by Gloria Anzaldúa and its critical engagement with the social and cultural conditions in the Mexican-American borderlands. The author considers Anzaldúa's critique of power relations imposed by U.S. colonialism and explores her construction of cultural and personal identity informed by the experience of Mestizo women.


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