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Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature

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Encarnacion takes a new look at identity. Following the contemporary movement away from the fixed categories of identity politics toward a more fluid conception of the intersections between identities and communities, this book analyzes the ways in which literature and philosophy draw boundaries around identity. The works of Gloria Anzaldua, Cherrie Moraga, and Ana Castillo, in particular, enable us to examine how identities shift and intersect with others through processes of "incarnation." Since the 1980s, critics have ...

Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature 2009, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823230853

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Encarnacion: Illness and Body Politics in Chicana Feminist Literature 2009, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823230846

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