By Juan Velasco

The first booklet size examine of this style, Collective identification and Cultural Resistance in modern Chicana/o Autobiography allows new understandings of ways humans and cultures are displaced and reinvent themselves. during the exam of visible arts and literature, Juan Velasco analyzes the gap for self-expression that gave solution to a brand new paradigm in modern Chicana/o autobiography. via bringing jointly self-representation with complicated theoretical paintings round tradition, ethnicity, race, gender, intercourse, and nationality, this paintings is on the crossroads of intersectional analysis and engages with scholarship at the construction of cross-border groups, the liberatory dimensions of cultural survival, and the reclaiming of recent art fashioned opposed to the mechanisms of violence that Mexican-Americans have endured.

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