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Selenidad : Selena, Latinos, and the performance of memory

Author: Deborah Parédez
Publisher: Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2009.
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An ethnography on the significance of Selena's afterlife for Latino identity.

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parédez, Deborah, 1970-
Selenidad.
Durham [NC] : Duke University Press, 2009
(OCoLC)639400518
Named Person: Selena; Selena (Sängerin)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Parédez
ISBN: 9780822344896 0822344890 9780822345022 0822345021
OCLC Number: 301948489
Description: xxiii, 259 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Selenidad and latinidad in the 1990s --
Soundtracks of Selenidad : "disco medley" and "como la flor" --
Colonial past, Tejano present : civic maintenance at Selena's memorial --
Selena forever, Latino futures --
Becoming Selena, becoming Latina --
"Como la flor" reprised : queer Selenidad.
Responsibility: Deborah Paredez.

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"Selena, as Deborah Paredez compellingly shows, functions as a cultural hinge figure: issues pertaining to economics, ethnic identity, music, body language, sexuality, and politics are all negotiated Read more...

 
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