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Chicano controversy : Oscar Acosta and Richard Rodriguez

Author: Paul Guajardo
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©2002.
Series: Modern American literature (New York, N.Y.), v. 33.
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"Chicano Controversy takes a unique approach to two colorful and controversial Chicano writers: Oscar Acosta and Richard Rodriguez. Paul Guajardo argues that Acosta's involvement with the Chicano movement of the late 1960s and 1970s was somewhat opportunistic as Acosta was always uneasy about his identity and ethnicity. Conversely, Guajardo argues that Richard Rodriguez - who also problematizes notions of ethnicity  Read more...
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Guajardo, Paul, 1961-
Chicano controversy.
New York : P. Lang, c2002
(OCoLC)606906715
Named Person: Oscar Zeta Acosta; Richard Rodriguez; Richard (Schriftsteller) Rodriguez; Oscar (Schriftsteller) Acosta
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Guajardo
ISBN: 082045706X 9780820457062
OCLC Number: 47013249
Description: 133 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Root of the Controversy --
Ch. 1. Chicanos Are Made Not Born --
Ch. 2. The Autobiographical Impulse --
Ch. 3. Acosta's Disguises --
Ch. 4. Acosta: Still Posturing --
Ch. 5. Rodriguez As Whipping Boy --
Ch. 6. Rodriguez: Days of Controversy --
Ch. 7. Resolving Controversy.
Series Title: Modern American literature (New York, N.Y.), v. 33.
Responsibility: Paul Guajardo.

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"Chicano Controversy takes a unique approach to two colorful and controversial Chicano writers: Oscar Acosta and Richard Rodriguez. Paul Guajardo argues that Acosta's involvement with the Chicano movement of the late 1960s and 1970s was somewhat opportunistic as Acosta was always uneasy about his identity and ethnicity. Conversely, Guajardo argues that Richard Rodriguez - who also problematizes notions of ethnicity - requires re-evaluation and full inclusion into the broadening canon of Chicano literature."--BOOK JACKET.

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