Borderlands: The New Mestiza
"Rooted in Gloria Anzald˙a's experience as a Chicana, a lesbian, an activist, and a writer, the groundbreaking essays and poems in this volume profoundly challenged how we think about identity. Borderlands/La Frontera remapped our understanding of what a "border" is, seeing it not as a simple divide between here and there, us and them, but as a psychic, social, and cultural terrain that we inhabit, and that inhabits all of us."
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4 La herencia de Coatlicue The Coatlicue State protean being dark dumb
windowless no moon glides across the stone the nightsky alone alone no lights
just mirrorwalls obsidian smoky in the mirror she sees a woman with four heads
no matter how fregados we are he said, shaking his head, spitting at the ground.
Vamonos, mujer, empaca el mugrero. He hands me a cup of coffee, half of it
sugar, half of it milk my throat so dry I even down the dregs. It has to be done.
Two uniforms have his head wedged down in the gap between the bucket seats,
red sirens turning turning just over his head. Another pulls down his pants holds
him tight around the waist the fourth pummels the pale orbs over and over till the
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I read the second edition of this book for a Latina/o Studies class in college, and found it such a powerful experience that I began pushing it on all my friends. One of them finally took me up on my ... Read full review
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I particularly like the chapter called "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" when Anzaldua explains just how much our language shapes our identity. This was an eye-opener for students who rarely befriend people ... Read full review
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