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2019 | 26/1 | 99-109
Article title

Dwujęzyczna i dwukulturowa tożsamość Chicano na podstawie hybrydycznej prozy Glorii Anzaldúi i Margarity Coty-Cárdenas

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Bilingual and bicultural Chicano identity in the hybrid prose of Gloria Anzaldúa and Margarita Cota-Cárdenas
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PL
Abstracts
EN
The aim of this paper is to discuss the linguistic and cultural identity of the Chicano community on the basis of two pieces of hybrid prose, i.e. Borderlands/ La Frontera. The New Mestiza written by Gloria Anzaldúa and Puppet by Margarita Cota-Cárdenas. In order to provide some basic features of the above mentioned community, some of its historical, political, social and cultural issues are addressed. The analysis of both Chicano/a texts reveals, in the first place, the heterogeneous nature of the community. Secondly, they illustrate myriads of linguistic procedures evoking the Mexican-American “border space” condition and Spanish–English code–switching, including dialects, some subaltern languages: Spanglish, Pachuco and Chicano, as well as the Nahuatl language. The texts also expose a natural translational condition of the Chicano individuals in Anzaldúa’s essays and poems along with a linguistic attitude of the Chicano fictional characters in Cota-Cárdenas’ novella.
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99-109
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2019-03-25
Contributors
  • Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza
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Document Type
Publication order reference
Identifiers
ISSN
2544-9354
YADDA identifier
bwmeta1.element.desklight-2715e064-ad3f-4b9e-a9d3-3d3ba8349a34
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