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Title Breaking boundaries : Latina writing and critical readings / edited by Asuncion Horno-Delgado ... [and others].
Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1989.

Subject American literature -- Hispanic American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Hispanic American women -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Hispanic Americans in literature.
Alt Name Horno Delgado, AsunciĆ³n, 1956-
Description xv, 268 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Bibliography: p.251-263.
Contents At the threshold of the unnamed : Latina literary discourse in the eighties / Eliana Ortega and Nancy Saporta Sternbach -- Heat and rain (testimonio) / Denise Chavez -- "Nopalitos" : the making of fiction (testimonio) / Helena Maria Viramontes -- Dona Josefa : bloodpulse of transition and change / Janice Dewey -- "A deep racial memory of love" : the Chicana feminism of Cherrie Moraga / Nancy Saporta Sternbach -- Sandra Cisneros' The house on Mango Street : community-oriented introspection and the demystification of patriarchal violence / Ellen McCracken -- Deconstructing the dominant patriarchal text : Cecile Pineda's narratives / Juan Bruce-Novoa -- The ties that bind : women and community in Evangelina Vigil's Thirty an' seen a lot / Mary Jane Treacy.
The sardonic powers of the erotic in the work of Ana Castillo / Norma Alarcon -- Puerto Rican writers in the U.S., Puerto Rican writers in Puerto Rico : a separation beyond language (testimonio) / Nicholasa Mohr -- Open letter to Eliana (testimonio) / Sandra Maria Esteves -- Poetic discourse of the Puerto Rican woman in the U.S. : new voices of Anacaonian liberation / Eliana Ortega -- "Senores, don't leibol mi, please!! : ya soy Luz Maria Umpierre" / Asuncion Horno-Delgado, translated by Janet N. Gold -- A commentary on the works of three Puerto Rican women poets in New York / Yamila Azize Vargas translated by Sonia Crespo Vega -- Latinas at the crossroads : an affirmation of life in Rosario Morales and Aurora Levins Morales' Getting home alive / Lourdes Rojas.
The show does go on (testimonio) / Dolores Prida -- From immigrants to ethnics : Cuban women writers in the U.S. / Eliana Rivero -- Dolores Prida's Coser y cantar : mapping the dialectics of ethnic identity and assimilation / Albert Sandoval -- A Cuban-Panamanian-American-lawyer-writer now in Connecticut (testimonio) / Bessy Reyna -- An oral history (testimonio) / Sherezada (Chiqui) Vicioso -- Marjorie Agosin as Latina writer / Nina M. Scott.
ISBN 0870236369 (pbk. : alk. paper) : $12.95
OCLC # 18018321

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