Cherríe Moraga's Loving in the War Years: lo que nunca pasó por sus labios: Auto-ethnography of the "New Mestiza."

Cloud, Chritine
October 2010
Confluencia;Fall2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p84
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
A literary criticism is presented of the book "Loving in the War Years: lo que nunca pasó por sus labios" by Cherríe Moraga. It discusses its relationship to the Chicano autobiographical genre and explores Moraga´s auto-ethnographic approach to understanding Chicano cultural and ethnic identities. It also considers the author's reflections as a Chicano lesbian on barriers to community participation associated with gender and sexual orientation.


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