Queer Mother for the Nation: The State and Gabriela Mistral

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Chilean writer Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), the first Latin American to win theNobel Prize for Literature, was a poetic idol for generations of Latin Americans who viewed her as Womanhood incarnate, the national schoolteacher-mother. How this distinctly masculine woman who never gave birth came to occupy this role, and what Mistral's image, poetry, and life have to say about the relations-and realities-of race, gender, and sexual politics in her time, are the questions Licia Fiol-Matta pursues in this book, recreating the ...

Queer Mother for the Nation: The State and Gabriela Mistral 2002, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816639649

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Queer Mother for the Nation: The State and Gabriela Mistral 2002, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816639632

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