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This bridge called my back : writings by radical women of color

Author: Cherríe Moraga; Gloria Anzaldúa
Publisher: Albany, NY : SUNY Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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"Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, the collection explores, as coeditor Cherríe Moraga writes, "the complex confluence of identities--race, class, gender, and sexuality--systemic to women of color oppression and liberation.""
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Genre/Form: Literary collections
Literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
This bridge called my back.
(OCoLC)1085908357
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cherríe Moraga; Gloria Anzaldúa
ISBN: 1438454392 9781438454399 1438454384 9781438454382
OCLC Number: 894128432
Description: xlvii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Artwork --
Catching fire : preface to the fourth edition / Cherríe Moraga --
Acts of healing / Gloria Anzaldúa and The Gloria E. Anzaldúa Literary Trust --
Foreword to the first edition, 1981 / Toni Cade Bambara --
The bridge poem / Kate Rushin --
La jornada : preface, 1981 / Cherríe Moraga --
Introduction, 1981 / Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa --
I. Children passing in the streets : the roots of our radicalism. When I was growing up / Nellie Wong ; on not bein / mary hope whitehead lee --
For the color of my mother / Cherríe Moraga ; I am what I am / Rosario Morales ; Dreams of violence / Naomi Littlebear Morena ; He saw / Chrystos --
II. Entering the lives of others : theory in the flesh. Wonder woman / Genny Lim ; La güera / Cherríe Moraga ; Invisibility is an unnatural disaster : reflections of an Asian American woman / Mitsuye Yamada ; It's in my blood, my face --
my mother's voice, the way I sweat / Anita Valerio ; "Gee you don't seem like an Indian from the reservation" / Barbara Cameron ; " ... And even Fidel can't change that!" / Aurora Levins Morales ; I walk in the history of my people / Chrystos --
III. And when you leave, take your pictures with you : racism in the women's movement. And when you leave, take your pictures with you / Jo Carrillo ; Beyond the cliffs of Abiquiu / Jo Carrillo ; I don't understand those who have turned away from me / Chrystos ; Asian Pacific women and feminism / Mitsuye Yamada ; "--But I know you, American woman" / Judit Moschkovich ; The Black back-ups / Kate Rushin ; The pathology of racism : a conversation with third world wimmin / doris davenport ; We're all in the same boat / Rosario Morales ; An open letter to Mary Daly / Audre Lorde ; The master's tools will never dismantle the master's house / Audre Lorde --
IV. Between the lines : on culture, class, and homophobia. The other heritage / Rosario Morales ; The tired poem : last letter from a typical (unemployed) Black professional woman / Kate Rushin ; To be continued ... / Kate Rushin ; Across the kitchen table : a sister-to-sister dialogue / Barbara Smith and Beverly Smith ; Lesbianism : an act of resistance / Cheryl Clarke ; Lowriding through the women's movement / Barbara Noda ; Letter to ma / Merle Woo ; I come with no illusions / Mirtha N. Quintanales ; I paid very hard for my immigrant ignorance / Mirtha N. Quintanales ; Earth-lover, survivor, musician / Naomi Littlebear Morena --
V. Speaking in tongues : the third world woman writer. Speaking in tongues : a letter to third world women writers / Gloria Anzaldúa ; Millicent Fredericks / Gabrielle Daniels ; In search of the self as hero : confetti of voices on New Year's night, a letter to myself / Nellie Wong ; Chicana's feminist literature : a re-vision through Malintzin/or Malintzin putting flesh back on the object / Norma Alarcón ; Ceremony for completing a poetry reading / Chrystos --
VI. El Mundo Zurdo : the vision. Give me back / Chrystos ; La prieta / Gloria Anzaldúa ; A Black feminist statement / Combahee River Collective ; The welder / Cherríe Moraga ; O.K. momma, who the hell am I? : an interview with Luisah Teish / Gloria Anzaldúa ; Brownness / Andrea Canaan ; Revolution : it's not neat or pretty or quick / Pat Parker ; No rock scorns me as whore / Chrystos --
Appendix. Afterword : On the fourth edition / Cherríe Moraga ; Foreword to the second edition, 1983 / Gloria Anzaldúa ; Refugees of a world on fire : foreword to the second edition, 1983 / Cherríe Moraga ; Counsels from the firing ... past, present, future : foreword to the third edition, 2001 / Gloria Anzaldúa.
Other Titles: Writings by radical women of color
Responsibility: edited by Cherríe Moraga and Gloria Anzaldúa.
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"Through personal essays, criticism, interviews, testimonials, poetry, and visual art, the collection explores, as coeditor Cherríe Moraga writes, "the complex confluence of identities--race, class, gender, and sexuality--systemic to women of color oppression and liberation.""

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