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Boricua Pop Puerto Ricans and the Latinization of American Culture

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ISBN-10: 0814758185

ISBN-13: 9780814758182

Edition: 2004

Authors: Frances Negr�n-Muntaner, Frances Negr�n-Muntaner

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View the Table of Contents .nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Read the Introduction . "A perspicacious new book and one of the most intellectually exciting works of recent years,Boricua Pop: Puerto Ricans and the latinization of American Culturegives new meaning to the idea of the pleasure of the text. "Mixing the down and dirty with high culture to come up with good look at the transculture effects of it all." San Juan Star "Important, timely, and innovative,Boricua Popis a stellar addition to a body of work that grows in importance over time. Negrón-Muntaner's book is eagerly anticipated." José Quiroga, author of Tropics of Desire "Boricua Pop" is a foundational text in American, Latino/a, Queer,…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 6/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 337
Size: 5.98" wide x 8.98" long x 1.02" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Weighing in theory : Puerto Ricans and American culture
1898 : the trauma of literature, the shame of identity
Feeling pretty : West side story and U.S. Puerto Rican identity
From Puerto Rico with Trash : Holly Woodlawn's A low life in high heels
The writing on the wall : the life and passion of Jean-Michel Basquiat
Flagging Madonna : performing a Puerto Rican-American erotics
Rosario's tongue : Rosario Ferre and the commodification of island literature
Barbie's hair : selling out Puerto Rican identity in the global market
Jennifer's butt : valorizing the Puerto Rican racialized female body
Ricky's hips : the queerness of Puerto Rican "white" culture
Postscript : words from the grave