Cultural Writing. Essays. Latino/Latina reviews. Rooted in Gloria Anzaldua's adventure as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a author, the groundbreaking essays and poems during this quantity profoundly challenged how we expect approximately id. BORDERLANDS/LA FRONTERA remapped our figuring out of what a "border" is, seeing it no longer as an easy divide among right here and there, us and them, yet as a psychic, social, and cultural terrain that we inhabit, and that inhabits we all. This twentieth-anniversary variation beneficial properties new commentaries from fashionable activists, artists, and academics at the legacy of Gloria Anzaldua's visionary paintings.
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