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Title Tortilleras : Hispanic and U.S. Latina lesbian expression / edited by Lourdes Torres and Inmaculada Pertusa.
Published Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2003.
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 Floor4  PQ7081.5 .T68 2003    IN LIBRARY
Description vi, 279 p. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents From the margins to the mainstream: lesbian characters in Spanish fiction (1964-79) / Wilfredo Hernández -- Carme Riera: (un)covering the lesbian subject or simulation of coming out? / Inmaculada Pertusa -- Tomboy tantrums and queer infatuations: reading lesbianism in Magali García Ramis's Felices días, tío Sergio / Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes -- Coming-out stories and the politics of identity in the narrative of Terri de la Peña / Salvador C. Fernández -- Silent pleasures and pleasures of silence: Ana María Moix's "Las virtudes peligrosas" / Nancy Vosburg -- Reading, writing, and the love that dares not speak its name: eloquent silences in Ana María Moix's Julia / Gema Pérez-Sánchez -- Outside the castle walls: beyond lesbian counterplotting in Cristina Peri Rossi's Desastres intimos / Janis Breckenridge -- "He made me a hole!" Gender bending, sexual desire, and the representation of sexual violence / Regina M. Buccola -- Bomberas on stage: Carmelita Tropicana speaking in tongues against history, madness, fate, and the state / Karina Lissette Cespedes -- Empowering the feminine/feminist/lesbian subject through the lens: the representation of women in María Luisa Bemberg's Yo, la peor de todas / Claudia André -- The lesbian family in Cristina Peri Rossi's "The witness": a study in utopia and infiltration / Sara E. Cooper -- Chicana lesbianism and the multigenre text / Elisa A. Garza -- Interracial lesbian erotics in early modern Spain: Catalina de Erauso and Elena/o de Céspedes / Sherry Velasco -- Violence, desire, and transformative remembering in Emma Pérez's Gulf dreams / Lourdes Torres -- Learning to live without black familia: Cherríe Moraga's nationalist articulations / Christina Sharpe -- Shameless histories: Chicana lesbian fictions talking race/talking sex / Catrióna Rueda Esquibel.
Subject Lesbians' writings, Spanish American -- History and criticism.
Lesbians' writings, Spanish -- History and criticism.
Lesbians' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Spanish American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Spanish American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism.
Spanish literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Hispanic American lesbians -- Intellectual life.
Hispanic American women in literature.
Lesbians in literature.
Related Names Torres, Lourdes, 1959-
Pertusa, Inmaculada, 1963-
ISBN 1592130070 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1592130062 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 50004336