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Journal
2012 | 11 | 1 | 286-303
Article title

Visions of the Female Subject in the Borderlands

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Abstracts
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Drawing on distinctions among concepts regarding the female experience, as well as on postcolonial theory, the proposed paper aims at identifying a series of specific features of the Chicano/a vision of the female subject. It also focuses on apparently irreconcilable differences between Chicano and Chicana literary strategies in dealing with feminine imagery, as well as on a taxonomy of female instances that could be configured in both literary and social spaces.
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Journal
Year
Volume
11
Issue
1
Pages
286-303
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Dates
published
2012-12-01
online
2013-02-08
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10320-012-0046-1
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