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Published: 07 September 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
... identity formation both with cultural change and with shifts among multiple realities. She interweaves theory with practice to define writing as “gestures of the body;” offers an overview of her aesthetics; introduces her genre theories of autohistoria and autohistoria-teoría; expands previous definitions...
Published: 07 September 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375036-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7503-6
... This chapter represents the culmination of Anzaldúa’s intellectual-ontological-political journey; illustrates her theory of autohistoria-teoría and her aesthetics; and extends her previous work in feminist theory. Building on her earlier theories of “el mundo zurdo” (1970s), “the new mestiza...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...; of the indigenous, 210–11; appropriation of, 192; as 132, 176–77, 288–89; of land, 188; of autohistoria-teoría, 319; impact of, queers, 171; of women of colors, 137 239; manuscript version (1985), 19, Arab Americans, 245, 307–8 97, 99, 101–2, 329–30; origins of, 6, árbol...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... Grande Valley of south Texas,3 Anzaldúa interacted with people and ideas from a number of divergent worlds yet refused to be contained within any single group, belief system, or geographical/political/psychic location. Thus in her early autohistoria,4 “La Prieta,” she defiantly maintains multiple...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...This short piece is the sixth chapter of Anzaldúa’s unpublished book-length autohistoria, La Serpiente Que Se Come Su Cola: The Death and Rebirth Rites-of-Passage of a Chicana Lesbian. Dur- ing her New York City years, Anzaldúa focused much of her writing energy on this project, completing...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-031
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... “detribalization.” This short autohistoria, which was last revised in November 1997, comple- ments “La Prieta” and “Dream of the Double-Faced Woman” (also included in this volume) and demonstrates the intimate relationship between Anzaldúa’s writing and her pursuit/ creation of new knowledge. Memoir—My...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-046
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...Appendix 1. Glossary These brief glosses on some of Anzaldúa’s most important terms and topics do not do justice to the theories themselves. Check the index to locate her discussions of these topics. autohistoria  Anzaldúa coined this term, as well as the term autohistoria-teoría, to...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... description and interpretation of Coyolxauhqui (Ko-yol-sha-UH- kee) as well as elaborations on her theories of el cenote, nepantla, and autohistoria. This piece also demonstrates Anzaldúa’s shift from borderland to nepantla theory and her on- going interest in revisionist mythmaking, trans issues, and the...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... Borderlands (as well as in the two book projects I’m currently working on now, Prieta, a novel/collection of stories I call “autohistorias,” and Lloronas, Women Who Wail: Self-Representations and the Production of Writing, Knowledge, and Identities), I intended to problematize the relationship between...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394549-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9454-9
..., mixes reminiscence with autohistoria reflection, contains a small sub-story on the experiences of Chicano mestizaje: ‘‘We who are neither black nor white are now seduced with a simple two-part offer. In the first step, we can trade in our Mexican culture and our local connection with black people and...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
...Anzaldúa began working on “La Prieta” in 1979 and hurried to finish it in time for the pub- lication of This Bridge Called My Back in 1981. This essay, or autohistoria, includes important autobiographical information about Anzaldúa: her early menstruation and her subsequent sense of alienation...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391272-024
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... essays (what I call autohistorias) are about reading—not just reading as in the act of reading words on a page, but also “reading” reality and reflecting on that process and the process of writing in general. The Haight poem is about me reading, about other people reading me and me reading them...
Published: 01 January 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394549-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9454-9
... are told. I call this form of visual narrative autohistorias. This form goes beyond the traditional self-portrait or autobiography, in telling the writer/artist’s personal story, it also includes the artist’s cultural history’’ (Keating 2009, 113). In a conversation with me at the University of...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... time for the pub- lication of This Bridge Called My Back in 1981. This essay, or autohistoria, includes important autobiographical information about Anzaldúa: her early menstruation and her subsequent sense of alienation from family and friends, her mugging in 1974, and her hysterectomy and near...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9127-2
... from one of Anzaldúa’s many writing projects hints at the origins of her vocation as a writer, as its title suggests. Using the third person, Anzaldúa describes the “calling” and decision to write, as well as her subsequent “apprenticeship” and “detribalization.” This short autohistoria, which...