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Radical History Review (1 October 2014) 2014 (120): 35–51.
Published: 01 October 2014
...Licia Fiol-Matta Gabriela Mistral (1889–1957) was born Lucila Godoy Alcayaga in the remote Elqui Valley of Chile. She ascended from prototypical small-town schoolteacher to the most famous Latin American woman of her time in her multiple guises as educator, diplomat, and poet. For decades this 1945...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2006) 2006 (94): 148–154.
Published: 01 January 2006
... emerge in the past few years from the interdisciplinary field of queer theory.1 In a study of the Chilean Nobel laureate Gabriela Mistral, Fiol-Matta demonstrates how Mistral’s queerness — including a series of affairs with women, a non-normative gender presentation, and a spectacularly...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2014) 2014 (120): 1–11.
Published: 01 October 2014
...: Gabriela Mistral in the Twenty-First Century,” Fiol-Matta revisits the career of Gabriela Mistral’s sexuality in Chilean politics and scholarship, demonstrating how archival knowledge pertaining to Mistral is used, by the state and in her own scholarship, to evince both heterosexist and...
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Radical History Review (1 October 2014) 2014 (120): 226–228.
Published: 01 October 2014
.... Licia Fiol-Matta is professor of Latin American, Latino, and Puerto Rican studies at Lehman College, CUNY, and the PhD program in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian languages and litera- tures at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is the author of A Queer Mother for the Nation: The State and Gabriela Mistral...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 177–191.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., the hall had become a community space for gatherings and teach-­ins. Lined with three hundred velvet seats, the salon has been the site for various solemn events throughout history. In 1957 a three-­day vigil was held there for the body of poet Gabriela Mistral; more than 170,000 Chileans came...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2008) 2008 (100): 1–9.
Published: 01 January 2008
... reformer Gabriela Mistral makes clear.7 Yet the current focus within gay and lesbian movements and culture on the family and reproduction as vehicles for claiming citizenship and rights works to suture repro- duction to a privatizing neoliberal agenda, rather than to disrupt nationalist and...
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Radical History Review (1 January 2016) 2016 (124): 102–116.
Published: 01 January 2016
... prominent place in the public realm in Chile, due in part to the omnipresence of two major literary figures, Gabriela Mistral (Nobel Prize, 1945) and Pablo Neruda (Nobel Prize, 1971), whose work certainly forms part of a rich development of poetry during the twentieth century in the...