Chicana Ways

Chicana Ways

Conversations With Ten Chicana Writers

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Conversations with Ten Chicana Writers

Karin Rosa Ikas offers probing and insightful interviews with ten Chicana writers of diverse backgrounds: Denise Chávez, Gloria Anzaldúa, Lucha Corpi, Cherríe Moraga, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Mary Helen Ponce, Jamie Lujan, Demetria Martinez, Estela Portillo-Trambley, and Pat Mora. The interviews address such topics as personal background, education, sense of ethnic and gender identity, the origins and intention of published works, and general views on writing, culture, and art, revealing a rich multiplicity of Chicana voices and views in diverse genres including poetry, drama, and fiction. For each of these women, though, her identity as a Chicana and as a woman is critically important to her evolution and purpose as a writer. Chicana Ways documents the rich diversity and brilliance of contemporary Mexican American writing and is essential reading for anyone interested in multicultural and feminist literature.
 


Publisher: Reno, Nev. : University of Nevada Press, c2002
ISBN: 9780874174939
0874174937
9780874174922
0874174929
Branch Call Number: 810.9928 CHI
Characteristics: xx, 225 p. : ports. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Ikas, Karin

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