Telling border life stories : four Mexican American women writers / Donna M. Kabalen de Bichara.

Voices from the borderlands push against boundaries in more ways than one, as Donna M. Kabalen de Bichara ably demonstrates in this investigation into the twentieth-century autobiographical writing of four women of Mexican origin who lived in the American Southwest. Until recently, little attention...

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Main Author: Kabalen de Bichara, Donna M.
Format: eBook
Published: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2013.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Rio Grande/Río Bravo ; no. 18.
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Table of Contents:
  • Memory and historical remembering: the art of autobiography and theoretical perspectives
  • Narrative and descriptive discourse: the autobiographical "I" and cultural pre-constructs concerned with space
  • Recovering cultural and historical memory: the dynamic quality of semiotic structures
  • The female subject and expressions of life experiences: social practice and imaginary formations
  • Conclusions.