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Routledge, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 306 pages
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Gloria E. Anzaldua, best known for her books Borderlands/La Frontera and This Bridge Called My Back, is often considered as one of the foremost modern feminist thinkers and activists. As one of the first openly lesbian Chicana writers, Anzaldua has played a major role in redefining queer, female and Chicano/a identities, and in developing inclusionary movements for social justice.

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Gloria E. Anzaldúa is the author of Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza, Friends from the Other Side/Amigos del otro lado, and Prietita and the Ghost Woman/ Prietita y la Llorona, editor of Making Face, Making Soul/Haciendo Caras: Creative and Critical Perspectives by Women of Color, and co-editor of This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. Anzaldúa has played a pivotal role in redefining US feminisms, cultural studies, Chicano/a issues, US American literature, ethnic studies, queer theory, and postcolonial theory.
AnaLouise Keating is Associate Professor of English at Aquinas College. In addition to Women Reading Women Writing: Self-Invention in Paula Gunn Allen, Gloria Anzaldúa, and Audre Lorde, she co-edited Perspectives: Gender Studies and has published articles on critical "race" theory, queer theory, Latina writers, African American women writers, and pedagogy.