Danger Zones: Homosexuality, National Identity, and Mexican Culture Claudia Schaefer

ISBN: 9780816516674

Published: September 1st 1996

Hardcover

159 pages


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Danger Zones: Homosexuality, National Identity, and Mexican Culture  by  Claudia Schaefer

Danger Zones: Homosexuality, National Identity, and Mexican Culture by Claudia Schaefer
September 1st 1996 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 159 pages | ISBN: 9780816516674 | 9.74 Mb

Homosexuality has appeared as a secondary theme in the fictional works of numerous mainstream writers in contemporary Mexico. Here, the author deals with issues of gender identity when they emerge as metaphorical red flags signaling cultural dangerMoreHomosexuality has appeared as a secondary theme in the fictional works of numerous mainstream writers in contemporary Mexico. Here, the author deals with issues of gender identity when they emerge as metaphorical red flags signaling cultural danger zones along the path to harmonious national discourse.

By focusing on the representation of homosexuality in a variety of texts produced between 1964 and 1994, the book also delineates complex relationships within Mexican society.Contents:1. El diario de José Toledo: The Fantasies of a Middle-Class Bureaucrat2. The Power of Subversive Imagination: Utopian Discourse in the Novels of Luis Zapata and José Rafael Calva3. On the Cutting Edge: El jinete azul and the Aesthetics of the Abyss4. Monobodies, Antibodies, and the Body Politic: Sara Levi Calderón’s Dos mujeres5. Just Another Material Girl?

La hermana secreta de Angélica María and the Seduction of the Popular6. From Infernal Realms of Delinquency to Cozy Cabañas in Cuernavaca: José Joaquín Blanco’s Visions of Homosexuality



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