- Author:Cherrie Moraga,Gloria Anzaldua
- Publisher:Third Woman Press; 3rd edition (November 1, 2002)
- Pages:370 pages
- Subcategory:History & Criticism
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For the women in this book, I will lay my body down for that vision. This Bridge Called My Back
For the women in this book, I will lay my body down for that vision. This Bridge Called My Back. The same thing would likely happen if we extended the meaning of ‘women of color’ to include all those women in this country who are victims of prejudice and discriminatio. ut who nevertheless hold racial privileges and may even be racists.
for Elvira Moraga Lawrence and Amalia Garcia Anzaldua and tor all our mothers for the obedience and rebellion .
for Elvira Moraga Lawrence and Amalia Garcia Anzaldua and tor all our mothers for the obedience and rebellion they taught us. When Persephone Press, In. a white women's press of Watertown, Massachusetts and the original publishers of Bridge, ceased operation in the Spring of 1983, this book had already gone out of print. Three years later, I try to imagine the newcomer to Bridge.
First published in 1981 by Persephone Press.
Gloria Anzaldúa (1942–2004) was a poet, metaphysical philosopher, and scholar of Chicana cultural theory, feminist theory, and queer theory.
This Bridge Called My Bac. ispels all doubt about the power of a single text to radically transform the terrain of our theory and practice. Twenty years after its publication, we can now see how it helped to untether the production of knowledge from its disciplinary anchors―and not only in the field of women’s studies. Gloria Anzaldúa (1942–2004) was a poet, metaphysical philosopher, and scholar of Chicana cultural theory, feminist theory, and queer theory.
Cherríe Moraga, Gloria Anzaldúa
Cherríe Moraga, Gloria Anzaldúa. SUNY Press, 11/02/2015 - 334 من الصفحات. Originally released in 1981, This Bridge Called My Back is a testimony to women of color feminism as it emerged in the last quarter of the twentieth century. She is the author of many books, including A Xicana Codex of Changing Consciousness: Writings, and Loving in the War Years: Lo que nunca pasó por sus labios.
Cherríe Moraga, Gloria Anzaldúa. This groundbreaking collection reflects an uncompromised definition of feminism by women of color. 65,000 copies in print. She has taught Chicano studies, feminist studies, and writing at a number of universities. It combines prose and poetry, history, autobiography, and criticism in Spanish, English, as well as Tex-Mex and Nahautl.
Despite the book being aimed at women of colour, I believe it is a good book for all women to read.
One of her quotes was so beautiful: "Pen, I feel right at home in your ink doing a pirouette, stirring the cobwebs, leaving my signature on the windowpanes. Pen, how could I ever have feared you. You are quite housebroken but it's your wildness I am in love with. Despite the book being aimed at women of colour, I believe it is a good book for all women to read. Very educational and enlightening.
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This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color. by Cherríe L. Seek what they sought. In "The Hungry Woman, " an apocalyptic play written at the end of the millennium, Moraga uses mythology and an intimate realism to describe the embattled position of Chicanos and Chicanas, not only in the United States but in relation to each other. Colonize This!: Young Women of Color on Today's Feminism.
This Bridge Called My Back - writings by radical women of color, is an anthology that two decades ago, called for 'a radical restructuring of this country' [ie the United States. as served as a significant rallying call for women of color for a generation, and this .
A much-cited text, its influence has been visible and broad both in academia and among activists. 5 1. What Our Readers Are Saying.