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The Resource Chica lit : popular Latina fiction and Americanization in the twenty-first century, Tace Hedrick

Chica lit : popular Latina fiction and Americanization in the twenty-first century, Tace Hedrick

Label
Chica lit : popular Latina fiction and Americanization in the twenty-first century
Title
Chica lit
Title remainder
popular Latina fiction and Americanization in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Tace Hedrick
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Chica Lit illuminates how discourses of Americanization, ethnicity, gender, class, and commodification shape the genre of 'chica lit, ' popular fiction written by Latina authors with Latina characters. Tace Hedrick argues that its stories about ethnic class mobility and gendered romantic success tend to celebrate neoliberal narratives of hard work and individual success. However, its focus on Latina characters necessarily inflects this celebratory mode. Chica lit also struggles with questions about the actual social and economic place of Latinas in this same neoliberal landscape; these questions unsettle its reliance on the formulas of chick lit and romance writing. Looking at chica lit's market-driven representations of difference, poverty, and Americanization, Hedrick shows how this writing functions within the larger arena of struggles over popular representation of Latinas and Chicanas."--Page 4 of cover
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hedrick, Tace
Dewey number
860.9/9287
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PQ7081.5
LC item number
.H43 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Latino and Latin American profiles
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Latin American literature
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Ethnicity in literature
  • Americanization
  • Americanization
  • Ethnicity in literature
  • Identity (Psychology) in literature
  • Latin American literature
Label
Chica lit : popular Latina fiction and Americanization in the twenty-first century, Tace Hedrick
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-135) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What's a girl to do when ...? -- A regular American life -- Genre and the romance industry -- Class and taste : is it the poverty? -- Latinization and authenticity -- Not even the Mexicans
Control code
898158786
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 139 pages
Isbn
9780822963653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)898158786
Label
Chica lit : popular Latina fiction and Americanization in the twenty-first century, Tace Hedrick
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-135) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What's a girl to do when ...? -- A regular American life -- Genre and the romance industry -- Class and taste : is it the poverty? -- Latinization and authenticity -- Not even the Mexicans
Control code
898158786
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xiv, 139 pages
Isbn
9780822963653
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)898158786

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