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Dancing with ghosts : a critical biography of Arturo Islas

Auteur : Frederick Luis Aldama
Éditeur : Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Édition/format :   Livre électronique : Document : Biographie : Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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This first critical biography of Arturo Islas (1938-1991) brings to life the complex and overlapping worlds inhabited by the gay Chicano poet, novelist, scholar, and professor. The book considers both the larger questions of Islas's life--his sexuality, racial identification, and political personality--and the events of his everyday existence, from his childhood in the borderlands of El Paso to his adulthood in San  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Electronic books
Biography
Format – détails additionnels : Print version:
Aldama, Frederick Luis, 1969-
Dancing with ghosts.
Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004011381
(OCoLC)55220158
Personne nommée : Arturo Islas; Arturo Islas; Arturo Islas
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie, Document, Publication gouvernementale, Publication gouvernementale provinciale ou d'état, Ressource Internet
Format : Ressource Internet, Fichier informatique
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Frederick Luis Aldama
ISBN : 9780520938540 0520938542 1597345695 9781597345699 9780520231887 0520231880 9780520243927 0520243927 1282358057 9781282358058 1417562676 9781417562671
Numéro OCLC : 57207131
Description : 1 online resource (xix, 188 pages, [11] pages of plates) : illustrations, portraits
Contenu : Acknowledgments Introduction: Bringing the Dead to Life Chapter One: "Sonny" Chapter Two: Bio-Graph Chapter Three: Sexuality Chapter Four: Death and Rebirth Chapter Five: Being Chicano Coda: "A Dancing with Ghosts" Chronology of Major Events Notes Bibliography Index
Responsabilité : Frederick Luis Aldama.

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Presents the biography of Arturo Islas (1938-1991) which brings to life the complex and overlapping worlds inhabited by the gay Chicano poet, novelist, scholar, and professor. This book considers  Lire la suite...

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"To read Aldama's Dancing with Ghosts is to enter the world of the Chicano imaginative writer as never before. Drawing on a vast instructive archive of unpublished documents, Aldama probes Islas's Lire la suite...

 
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