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- DescriptionThe question of identity has been present in Chicana literature since its beginnings and the second part of the 20th century witnessed proliferation of works by Chicanas addressing this issue. Those recent works differ significantly from the earliest representations of Chicana self-definition processes. The aim of this work is to identify and describe vel approaches to Chicana identity and identity formation as presented by Denise Chavez, Sandra Cisneros, and Mona Ruiz. Therefore, the book analyzes both similarities and differences between various representations of this topic. In addition, it examines the dynamics of interaction between multiple factors influencing the processes of Chicana identity formation presented in the analyzed texts, with a particular focus on the spatial valence which has been disregarded for a long time.
- Author BiographyEwa Alicja Antoszek is an Assistant Professor at the Department of American Literature and Culture at the MCSU, Lublin (Poland). She obtained her MA degree in 2002 and her PhD in 2010. She also earned a Diploma in American Studies from Smith College, Northampton, MA (USA) in 2002. Her major interests include ethnic literatures in the United States, women's studies and gender studies. She is the author of several publications.
- Author(s)Ewa Alicja Antoszek
- PublisherPeter Lang AG
- Date of Publication13/08/2012
- Series TitleNew Americanists in Poland
- Series Part/Volume Number4
- Place of PublicationBern
- Country of PublicationSwitzerland
- First Published2012
- ImprintPeter Lang AG
- Weight420 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Edition StatementNew edition
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