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Abarca, Meredith E.

Rethinking Chicana/o Literature through Food

Abarca, Meredith E. - Rethinking Chicana/o Literature through Food, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Meredith E. Abarca, Nieves Pascual Soler

Part I. Translatable Foods

2. Diabetes, Culture, and Food: Posthumanist Nutrition in the Gloria Anzaldúa Archive
Suzanne Bost

3. Bologna Tacos and Kitchen Slaves: Food and Identity in Sandra Cisneros’s Caramelo

Heather Salter

4. Food Journeys in Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation and Woman Hollering Creek

Norma L. Cárdenas

Part II. The Taste of Authenticity

5. “Because Feeding Is the Beginning and End”: Food Politics in Ana Castillo’s So Far from God

Elizabeth Lee Steere

6. Food, Consciousness, and Feminism in Denise Chávez’s Loving Pedro Infante

Laura P. Alonso Gallo

Part III. The Voice of Hunger

7. Families Who Eat Together, Stay Together: But Should They?
Meredith E. Abarca

8. “La Comida y La Conciencia”: Foods in the Counter-Poetics of Lorna Dee Cervantes
Edith M. Vásquez, Irene Vásquez

9. Hungers and Desires: Borderlands Appetites and Fulfillment
Norma E. Cantú

Part IV. Machos or Cooks

10. Chicano Culinarius: From Cowboys to Gastronomes
Nieves Pascual Soler

11. Mexican Meat Matzah Balls: Burciaga as a Culinary Ambassador
Mimi Reisel Gladstein

12. Reading the Taco Shop Poets in the Crossroads of Chicano Postnationalism
Paul Allatson

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Literary Theory, Cultural Theory, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Latin American Culture

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Literatures of the Americas
Page amount
247 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137371447
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47835-4

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