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Bordenlands/ La frontera

This book is about Gloria Anzaldua
Explore the transformative narrative of "Borderlands/La Frontera" by Gloria Anzaldúa, a groundbreaking work that delves into the complex realms of identity and cultural hybridity. Published on April 11, 2016, this book intricately weaves autobiography, essay, and poetry, transcending traditional narrative forms to reflect the multifaceted voice of Anzaldúa herself. Through a blend of Spanish, English, Nahuatl, and various Chicano dialects, Anzaldúa crafts a critical new discourse that challenges essentialisms and celebrates the diverse identities of borderland inhabitants. "Borderlands/La Frontera" confronts and redefines Chicana national identity, rooted in the myth of Aztlán, and reshapes the discourse on mestizaje, introducing the figure of the New Mestiza—a heterogeneous, marginal, indigenous-heritage woman, who navigates her identity through racial, linguistic, and historical struggles. This book is a pivotal resource for college students studying gender equality, racial justice, and indigenous rights, inviting them to rethink universal norms and embrace the complexity of intersectional identities. Engage with Anzaldúa's vision and reflect on how these borderland narratives challenge and expand our understanding of identity and belonging in a diverse world.
Published by Capitán Swing Libros on April 11, 2016
305 pages
ISBN: 9788494504327
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