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This provocative mix of unique poetry, prose, feedback, and visible paintings files the continued progress of literature through and approximately Chicanas. via leading edge use of language and photographs, the artists represented right here discover woman sexuality, fiscal and social injustice, gender roles, and the contributions of serious theory.

Chicana Creativity and Criticism, first released in 1988, comprises poetry by way of Lorna Dee Cervantes, Lucha Corpi, Evangelina Vigil-Piñón, Denise Chávez, and Naomi Quiñónez; prose through Alma E. Cervantes, Helena María Viramontes, Roberta Fernández, and Sheila Ortiz Taylor; feedback by means of Tey Diana Rebolledo, Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano, Norma Alarcón, and María Herrera-Sobek; and paintings by means of Carmen Lomas Garza, Yreina Cervántez, and Laura Aguilar.

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