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Title Telling to live : Latina feminist testimonios / the Latina feminist group, Luz del Alba Acevedo ... [et al.].
Imprint Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2001.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E184.S75 T45 2001    AVAILABLE  
LOCATION CALL # STATUS MESSAGE
 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E184.S75 T45 2001    AVAILABLE  
Series Latin America otherwise
Latin America otherwise.
Subject Hispanic American women -- Social conditions -- Anecdotes.
Hispanic American women -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Feminists -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes.
Sex discrimination against women -- United States -- Anecdotes.
United States -- Ethnic relations -- Anecdotes.
Alt Name Acevedo, Luz del Alba.
Description xvi, 378 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents Acknowledgments -- Introduction : Papelitos guardados : theorizing latinidades through testimonio -- Genealogies of empowerment -- Alchemies of erasure -- Body re/members -- Passion, desires, and celebrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-372).
ISBN 0822327554 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822327651 (pbk.)
OCLC # 46866215
Table of Contents
 About the Series 
 Acknowledgments 
 Introduction: Papelitos Guardados: Theorizing Latinidades Through Testimonio1
IGenealogies of Empowerment25
  Certified Organic Intellectual / Aurora Levins Morales27
  My Father's Hands / Yvette Gisele Flores-Ortiz33
  Vignettes of a Working-Class Puerto Rican Girl in Brooklyn, New York / Celia Alvarez39
  Silence Begins at Home / Patricia Zavella43
  You Speak Spanish Because You Are Jewish? / Rina Benmayor55
  Getting There Cuando No Hay Camino / Norma E. Cantu60
  Reflection and Rebirth: The Evolving Life of a Latina Academic / Iris Ofelia Lopez69
  Mi Primera Amiguita: Carmelita / Gloria Holguin Cuadraz86
  The House That Mama Biela Built / Daisy Cocco De Filippis90
  Lightning / Mirtha N. Quintanales96
  My Name Is This Story / Aurora Levins Morales100
  Resisting the Alchemy of Erasure: Journey to Labor Ideas / Clara Lomas104
  Esta Risa No Es de Loca / Caridad Souza114
  A Escondidas: A Chicana Feminist Teacher Who Writes/A Chicana Feminist Writer Who Teaches / Norma E. Cantu123
  Canto de Mi Madre/Canto de Mi Padre / Ines Hernandez Avila132
  Daughter of Bootstrap / Luz Del Alba Acevedo139
  Beyond Survival: A Politics/Poetics of Puerto Rican Consciousness / Liza Fiol-Matta148
  I Can Fly: Of Dreams and Other Nonfictions / Eliana Rivero156
IIAlchemies of Erasure167
  The Christmas Present / Caridad Souza169
  Snapshots from My Daze in School / Celia Alvarez177
  Point of Departure / Mirtha N. Quintanales185
  Another Way to Grow Up Puerto Rican / Liza Fiol-Matta192
  El Beso / Ruth Behar196
  The Prize of a New Cadillac / Yvette Gisele Flores-Ortiz201
  La Tra(d)icion Latina Anonima204
  Between Perfection and Invisibility Latina Anonima207
  Diary of La Llorona with a Ph.D. / Gloria Holguin Cuadraz212
  Welcome to the Ivory Tower Latina Anonima218
  I Still Don't Know Why Latina Anonima224
  Lessons Learned from an Assistant Professor / Gloria Holguin Cuadraz227
  Don't You Like Being in the University? Latina Anonima229
  Temporary Latina / Ruth Behar231
  Dispelling the Sombras, Grito mi nombre con rayos de luz / Ines Hernandez Avila238
  Biting Through Latina Anonima245
  Sand from Varadero Beach / Ruth Behar247
  Speaking Among Friends: Whose Empowerment, Whose Resistance? / Luz Del Alba Acevedo250
IIIThe Body Re/Members263
  Reading the Body / Norma E. Cantu264
  Missing Body / Caridad Souza266
  Malabareando/Juggling / Liza Fiol-Matta269
  Migraine/Jaqueca / Norma E. Cantu271
  The Wart / Daisy Cocco De Filippis273
  Why My Ears Aren't Pierced / Ruth Behar275
  Night Terrors Latina Anonima277
  La Princesa Latina Anonima286
  Forced by Circumstance / Norma Alarcon289
  Let Me Sleep Latina Anonima291
  Depression / Mirtha N. Quintanales293
  Desde el Divan: Testimonios from the Couch / Yvette Gisele Flores-Ortiz294
  Telling To Live: Devoro la Mentira, Resucitando Mi Ser / Ines Hernandez Avila298
IVPassion, Desires, and Celebrations303
  Shameless Desire / Aurora Levins Morales305
  La Cosa / Ruth Behar307
  Boleros / Eliana Rivero309
  A Working-class Bruja's Fears and Desires / Norma E. Cantu314
  Aun / Yvette Gisele Flores-Ortiz318
  The Names I Used to Call You/The Names I Do Call You / Eliana Rivero319
  Platanos and Palms / Rina Benmayor321
  Three Penny Opera or Eve's Symphony in B Minor / Daisy Cocco De Filippis323
  Descubrimiento(s) / Celia Alvarez327
  Entre Nosotras Latina Anonima331
  Pisco and Cranberry / Eliana Rivero334
  De lo que es Amor, de lo que es Vida / Ines Hernandez Avila336
  Eating Mango / Liza Fiol-Matta344
  Everyday Grace / Mirtha N. Quintanales345
  Tenemos que Seguir Luchando / Patricia Zavella348
 Select Bibliography357
 About the Authors373