TITLE

Gloria Anzaldúa: Borders of Knowledge and (re) Signification

AUTHOR(S)
Bornstein-Gómez, Miriam
PUB. DATE
October 2010
SOURCE
Confluencia;Fall2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
56521664

 

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