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Dancing with ghosts : a critical biography of Arturo Islas

Author: Frederick Luis Aldama
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

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  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography, Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick Luis Aldama
ISBN: 0520231880 9780520231887 0520243927 9780520243927
OCLC Number: 928469452
Awards: Winner of MLA Prize 2004
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 188 p)
Contents: 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
Responsibility: Frederick Luis Aldama.


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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 Drawing on a vast instructive archive of unpublished documents, Aldama probes Islas's Read more...

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