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Queering Mestizaje Transculturation and Performance

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ISBN-10: 0472069551

ISBN-13: 9780472069552

Edition: 2006

Authors: Alicia Arrizon

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Queering Mestizajeemploys theories of postcolonial cultural studies (including performance studies, queer and feminist theory) to examine the notion of mestizaje---the mixing of races, and specifically indigenous peoples, with European colonizers---and how this phenomenon manifests itself in three geographically diverse spaces: the United States, Latin America, and the Philippines. Alicia Arrizon argues that, as an imaginary site for racialized, gendered, and sexualized identities, mestizaje raises questions about historical transformation and cultural memory across Spanish postcolonial sites.Arrizon offers new, queer readings of the hybrid, the intercultural body, and the hyphenated self,…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Publication date: 11/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.122
Language: English

Alicia Arriz�n is an Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside. Her writings on theater and performance have been published in The Drama Review: The Journal of Performance Studies, Ollantay: Theater Magazine, and Mester: Literary Journal.