A survey of the novels of Ana Castillo, a contemporary Mexican American writer : the Mixquiahuala Letters, Sapogonia, So far from God, Give it to me, Peel my love like an onion, and the Guardians /

"The book studies the strategy of Castillo and analyzes her works to dismantle the binary pairings -- healthy vs. physically impaired; educated vs. ignorant, and rich vs. poor showing that no matter what type of body (or spirit), skin color, or gender you inhabit, every individual has intrinsic...

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Main Author: Shaul, Michele (Author)
Other Authors: Quinn-Sánchez, Kathryn (writer of foreword.)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Lewiston : The Edwin Mellen Press, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Castillo's prose novels
  • The Mixquiahuala Letters
  • Sapogonia: an anti-romance in 3/8 meter
  • So far from God
  • Give it to me
  • Cultural balance: Peel my love like an onion
  • Life on the border: the guardians
  • Conclusion.