Cherrie Moraga Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 22 pages of information about the life of Cherrie Moraga.
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Dictionary of Literary Biography on Cherrie Moraga

Cherríe Moraga's work as poet, essayist, editor, storyteller, and playwright is considered courageous and polemical in both Chicano and feminist communities. Speaking from her commitment and experiences as a Chicana feminist lesbian, she has broken the silence surrounding taboo topics such as sexuality and lesbianism; sexism and homophobia in Chicano culture; racism and classism in the white women's movement; and the urgent need for a feminism of color, not just in theory, but in a practice leading to real social change. In all her writing, and particularly in her poetry, Moraga is committed to the search for an original voice, one that does not imitate white literary norms, but empowers the disenfranchised. Her essays stretch the boundaries of the conventional form, combining the poetic and the expository, the subjective and the objective, intellectual analysis and visceral knowledge. Her effort to think out what it means to...

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