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“Jasón's Indian”: Mexican Americans and the Denial of Indigenous Ethnicity in Rudolfo Anaya's Bless Me, Ultima

Marta Caminero-Santangelo

in On Latinidad: U.S. Latino Literature and the Construction of Ethnicity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813030838
eISBN:
9780813039213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813030838.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses and argues that Rudolfo Anaya, in his classic Chicano novel, is actually concerned with portraying an earlier moment of New Mexican history. This was when the New Mexicans of ... More


Negotiating Pressures in Terms of Gender: Male Dancers and Female Style Dance

Christina Sunardi

in Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter explores some of the ways in which male dancers who performed female style dance (or had performed female style dance prior to the author's fieldwork) have been pushing at dominant ... More


Maintaining Female Power through Male Style Dance

Christina Sunardi

in Stunning Males and Powerful Females: Gender and Tradition in East Javanese Dance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038952
eISBN:
9780252096914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038952.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter explores some of the ways female dancers, as well as the mostly male musicians who accompany them, are maintaining and making cultural space for the expression of women's magnetic female ... More


Motherhood’s Janus Head

Sarah Lachance Adams

in Mad Mothers, Bad Mothers, and What a "Good" Mother Would Do: The Ethics of Ambivalence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231166751
eISBN:
9780231537223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231166751.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter illustrates the experiences of women who are neither pathological murderesses nor self-immolating saints. Their feelings about their children are varied—a loving mother can be mean, a ... More


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