Borderlands/La Frontera has become a classic in Chicano border studies, feminist theory, gay and lesbian studies, and cultural studies. The new critical introduction by Sonia Saldivar-Hull provides an overview of the important contributions Borderlands has made to discussions of race, gender, class, and sexuality, while Anzaldua's own reflections reveal her new theoretical paths since Borderlands was first published in 1987.
.".. Anzaldua moves with grace and erudition through a sprawling landscape, nothing less than a history of the people of the Southwest, a survey of both sides of the border, a critique of Western patriarchal civilization, and a manifesto of true counterculture: the non-dominants, the Third World, women, queers, outsiders."
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Anzaldua, a Chicana native of Texas, explores in prose and poetry the murky, precarious existence of those living on the frontier between cultures and languages. Writing in a lyrical mixture of ... Read full review
This book changed my life and is one of the reasons I have decided to pursue a graduate degree, among other things. It marks an intervention within the realm of interdisciplinary thinking that not many fields understand.
Introduction by Sonia SalvídarHull page
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Movimientos de rebeldía y las culturas
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