Infinite Divisions An Anthology of Chicana Literature

ISBN-10: 0816513848

ISBN-13: 9780816513840

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List price: $24.95
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
Publication date: 6/1/1993
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 387
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Tey Diana Rebolledo, Professor of Spanish at the University of New Mexico, is the author of Women Singing in the Snow: A Cultural Analysis of Chicana Literature and co-editor of books including Infinite Divisions: An Anthology of Chicana Literature and Las Mujeres Hablan: An Anthology of Nuevo Mexicana Writers. In 1997 she received the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS) Scholar Award.

Preface
Photographic Images: Some of the Contributors
Introduction
Foremothers
The Oral Tradition
Excerpts from "Una Vieja Y Sus Recuerdos"
Eufemia's Sopapillas
An Old Native Custom: La Curandera
Quiteria Outwits the Witch Nurse
Las Tres Gangozas (The Three Sisters)
The Written Tradition
Asking For the Bride
The Field Crosses of the Farmers
The Herb Woman
Shadows of the Past - VI. Memorias
Flores Secas / Dried Flowers
Quinceanera / Sweet Fifteen
Drama en Mananitas / Drama in the Early Mornings
Maria Esperanza
Simplicidades / Simplicities
A Elena / To Elena
School
Self and Identity
So Not To Be Mottled
My Name
Toma de nombre / Taking of Name
By Your True Faces We Will Know You
El dia de la chicana
Soy hija de mis padres... / I am the daughter of my parents
La Loca de la Raza Cosmica
Crisis de identidad / Crisis of Identity
Oaxaca, 1974
The Gift?
Chicana Studies
To Other Women Who Were Ugly Once
Women Are Not Roses
Legal Alien
To live in the Borderlands means you
Mestiza
ever since
I sing to myself
Progenitor
From "A Letter to Alicia"
Whole
Desert Women
Self and Others
My Mother Pieced Quilts
ser conforme
Haciendo Tamales
Beneath the Shadow of the Freeway
mi mama se sentaba / my mother would sit
For the Color of My Mother
Baby Doll
The Album
Section 3 from Mother, May I?
Mama Tona
The Moths
Mourning a Sister's Death
To a Little Blond Girl of Heber, Califas
Wimpy's Wake
Arturo Burro
mente joven...
El sueno de las flores
On Meeting You in Dream and Remembering Our Dance
Chon
after the name-giving
To My Daughter
Nuestros mundos / Our Worlds
Plot
The Toltec
South Sangamon
The Jewelry Collection of Marta la Guera
Do You Take?
Para un Revolucionario
A Woman Was Raped
For Virginia Chavez
Crow
Spaces
La Casa / The House
kitchen talk
New Year's Eve
Section 5 from Mother, May I?
Spaces like the Barrio
The Truth in My Eves
The Journey
was fun running 'round descalza
Caminitos
Roads
The Valley of the Sun
Fecundating
El retorno
Drought: San Joaquin Valley, Winter
La Gran Ciudad
The Border
tia juana u glisten
tavern taboo
Myths and Archetypes
Aztec Princess
Marina
La Malinche
La Malinche a Cortez y Vice Versa / La Malinche to Cortez and Vice Versa
Somos la Tierra
Malinche's Discourse
Malinche Past: Selection from Paletitas de guayaba
Malinchista, A Myth Revised
Como Duele
Go Away from My Window, La Llorona (1)
La Llorona: At Sixteen; Portrait by the River
La Llorona
Witches' Blood
The Three Sisters
Hands
1910
Josefina's Chickens
Adelita
Guerrillera Soy / I Am a Warrior Woman
Sor Juana
444 Years After
Little Miracles, Kept Promises
Gullible
Cuento de Hadas / Fairy Tale
Mi Reflejo
Writers on Language and Writing
A Poet's Job
It Is My Nature
Creations
Cuentista: Story-teller
Clever Twist
Restless Serpents
Como la semilla / Like the Seed
Protocolo de verduras / The Protocol of Vegetables
Para el consumidor / For the Consumer
Maybe a Nun After All
Visions of Mexico While at a Writing Symposium in Port Townsend Washington
Poem For The Young White Man Who Asked Me How I, An Intelligent, Well-Read Person Could Believe In The War Between Races
Declaration on a Day of Little Inspiration
Literary Wetback
Refugee Ship
Linguistic Terrorism
Julieta's Muses
They Are Laying Plans for Me - Those Curanderas
Poema Inedito / Unpublished Poem
Mi Poesia / My Poetry
Dedicated to American Atomics II
Lirica fanatica / Fanatic Lyric
Desveladas inutiles / Useless Sleeplessness
The Confession
como embrujada
Paradox
Mango Says Goodbye Sometimes
Growing-Up
Growing
Aay Cucuy...! / "Ooooh! The Boogieman!"
Nostalgia
Pueblo, 1950
Elena at 5 Years
Troublemaker (for all who ask what I plan to do with my degree)
Excerpts from "Rosebud"
How I Changed the War and Won the Game
Velorio
Evening in Paris
Monarquia
Para Teresa
I Was a Skinny Tomboy Kid
In the Toolshed
Her Choice
Celebrations
My Poetry
Fire
Movimiento / Movement
Let Us Never Forget the Dance
He was one of those special ones, she said
The Ceremony of Orgasm
Mielvirgen
Spring Tonic
Dream
The Body as Braille
Como lo siento
Making Tortillas
Bearded Lady
Two Brothers
Plumb
Segments
Emplumada
'San Antonio Rose' Era Xicana
Sin Ti Yo No Soy Nada / Without You I Am Nothing
The Paris Gown
Weeping With Laughter
Bibliography
Acknowledgments and Sources
About the Contributors
About the Editors
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