Contemporary Chicana Poetry


 expand sectionI—  Setting the Context:  Gender, Ethnicity, and Silence in Contemporary Chicana Poetry
 expand sectionII—  The Birthing of the Poetic "I" in Alma Villanueva's Mother, May I?  The Search for a Female Identity
 expand sectionIII—  The Chicana as Scribe:  Harmonizing Gender and Culture in Lorna Dee Cervantes' "Beneath the Shadow of the Freeway"
 expand sectionIV—  Prohibition and Sexuality in Lucha Corpi's Palabras De Mediodia / Noon Words
 expand sectionV—  The Dramatization of a Shifting Poetic Consciousness:  Bernice Zamora's Restless Serpents

  Appendix A—  Poems from Bloodroot by Alma Villanueva
  Appendix B—  Poems from Alma Villanueva's Irvine Collection
 expand sectionAppendix C— Mother, May I? By Alma Villanueva
 expand sectionNotes
 expand sectionBibliography
 expand sectionIndex

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