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A Queer Mother for the Nation

The State and Gabriela Mistral

by Licia Fiol-Matta

  • 89 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Minnesota Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gender Studies,
  • Social & cultural anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Women and literature,
  • Latin American Literature,
  • Sex Roles (Sociological Aspects),
  • Political and social views,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Spanish,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Latin America,
  • South America,
  • General,
  • Mistral, Gabriela,
  • Mistral, Gabriela,,
  • Caribbean & Latin American,
  • Sexual behavior,
  • 1889-1957,
  • 20th century,
  • Chile,
  • Feminism and literature,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8070631M
    ISBN 100816639639
    ISBN 109780816639632

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A Queer Mother for the Nation by Licia Fiol-Matta Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Queer Mother for the Nation is intellectually ambitious, forcefully argued, gracefully written, imaginative and impressive. Fiol-Matta is on the forward edge of a new wave of scholarship, she places race and gender at the constitutive heart of the nexus of nationalism and sexuality.

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A Queer Mother for the Nation weaves a nuanced understanding of how Mistral cooperated with authority and fashioned herself as the figure of Motherhood in collaboration with the state. Drawing on Mistral’s little-known political and social essays, her correspondence and photographs, Fiol-Matta reconstructs Mistral’s relationship to state 5/5(2).

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