Scenes from the Movie Giant

ISBN-10: 1880684128
ISBN-13: 9781880684122
Edition: 1993
Authors: Tino Villanueva
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Description: A 14 year-old boy sits in the darkness of the Holiday Theater watching a scene of anti-Mexican racism in a Rock Hudson / Elizabeth Taylore movie. This scene, this memory, is at the heart ofScene from the Movie GIANT,a remarkable book-length poem in  More...

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Book details

List price: $10.95
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Curbstone Press
Publication date: 7/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 55
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198

A 14 year-old boy sits in the darkness of the Holiday Theater watching a scene of anti-Mexican racism in a Rock Hudson / Elizabeth Taylore movie. This scene, this memory, is at the heart ofScene from the Movie GIANT,a remarkable book-length poem in five parts by Tino Villanueva. Villanueva excavates the meaning of this scene and in doing so grapples with urgent questions of cultural identity.

Scene from the Movie Giant
The 8:00 O'Clock Movie
The Benedicts (Up-Close)
The Serving of Water
Claiming the Air
Text for a Vaquero: Flashback
The Existence of Sarge
On the Subject of Staying Whole
Stop-Action: Impression
Fallingrief of Unpleasure
Without a Prayer at the Holiday Theater
Fight Scene Beginning
Fight Scene, Part II
Fight Scene: Final Frames
Journey Home
Observer and Observed
Dusk with Dreaming
That Autumn
Fade-Out-Fade-In
The Slow Weight of Time
The Telling
Notes
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