Women Writing Resistance

Women Writing Resistance

Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean

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Essays on Latinx and Caribbean identity and on globalization by renowned women writers, including Julia Alvarez, Edwidge Danticat, and Jamaica Kincaid

Women Writing Resistance: Essays on Latin America and the Caribbean gathers the voices of sixteen acclaimed writer-activists for a one-of-a-kind collection. Through poetry and essays, writers from the Anglophone, Hispanic, and Francophone Caribbean, including Puertorrique#65533;as and Cubanas, grapple with their hybrid American political identities. Gloria Anzald#65533;a , the founder of Chicana queer theory; Rigoberta Mench#65533; , the first Indigenous person to win a Nobel Peace Prize; and Michelle Cliff , a searing and poignant chronicler of colonialism and racism, among many others, highlight how women can collaborate across class, race, and nationality to lead a new wave of resistance against neoliberalism, patriarchy, state terrorism, and white supremacy.
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2017]
ISBN: 9780807088197
0807088196
Characteristics: ix, 220 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Browdy de Hernandez, Jennifer - Editor

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