Stunned Into Being

Stunned Into Being

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Lorna Dee Cervantes is a pivotal figure throughout the Chicano literary movement and this book gathers 30 yearsa€™ worth of essays and articles about her as well as interviews with her. A fifth-generation Californian of Mexican and Native American (Chumasch) heritage, Cervantes is widely considered one of the most important Latina poets who drew tremendous power from her struggles in the literary and political trenches. This work explores the boundaries between language and experience and features a new collection of poems by the dynamic poet.This essaya#39;s subtitle, a€œReading the Multiple Centers of Chicana Poetics, a€ differentiates itself from the a€œEyesa€ qua a€œAysa€ of the titlea#39;s first half by drawing ... female experiences, histories, intertextualities, and identitiesa€”referred to elsewhere as the subjectivities of the a€œwild zonea€ (Candelaria a€œWild Zonea€). The intersecting subjectivities of Chicana identity comprise many centers of consciousnessa€”for exampleanbsp;...

Title:Stunned Into Being
Author:Eliza Rodriguez y Gibson
Publisher:Wings Press (TX) - 2012-01


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