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Author Contreras, Sheila Marie.

Title Blood lines : myth, indigenism, and Chicana/o literature / Sheila Marie Contreras
Edition First edition
Published Austin : University of Texas Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 218 pages)
Series Chicana matters series
Chicana matters series.
Contents Introduction: Myths, indigenisms, and conquests -- Mexican myth and modern primitivism: D.H. Lawrence's The plumed serpent -- The Mesoamerican in the Mexican-American imagination: Chicano movement indigenism -- From La Malinche to Coatlicue: Chicana indigenist feminism and mythic native women -- The contra-mythic in Chicana literature: refashioning indigeneity in Acosta, Cervantes, Gaspar de Alba, and Villanueva
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-202) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Alurista -- Criticism and interpretation.
AnzaldĂșa, Gloria -- Criticism and interpretation.
Cervantes, Lorna Dee -- Criticism and interpretation.
Villanueva, Alma, 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation.
American literature -- Mexican American authors -- History and criticism.
Ethnology -- Methodology.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Indigenous peoples in literature.
Literature and myth.
Mexican Americans in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007035061
ISBN 0292794053 (electronic bk.)
9780292794054 (electronic bk.)