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The first publication size learn of this style, Collective identification and Cultural Resistance in modern Chicana/o Autobiography enables new understandings of the way humans and cultures are displaced and reinvent themselves. in the course of the exam of visible arts and literature, Juan Velasco analyzes the gap for self-expression that gave strategy to a brand new paradigm in modern Chicana/o autobiography. by way of bringing jointly self-representation with advanced theoretical paintings round tradition, ethnicity, race, gender, intercourse, and nationality, this paintings is on the crossroads of intersectional analysis and engages with scholarship at the construction of cross-border groups, the liberatory dimensions of cultural survival, and the reclaiming of recent art fashioned opposed to the mechanisms of violence that Mexican-Americans have endured.

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