Chicano | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Silvio Sirias and Richard McGarry

This literature criticism consists of approximately 24 pages of analysis & critique of Chicano.
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Critical Essay by Silvio Sirias and Richard McGarry

SOURCE: Sirias, Silvio, and Richard McGarry. “Rebellion and Tradition in Ana Castillo's So Far from God and Sylvia López-Medina's Cantora.MELUS 25, no. 2 (summer 2000): 83-100.

In the following essay, Sirias and McGarry examine two novels—Ana Castillo's So Far from God and Sylvia López-Medina's Cantora—that offer contrasting views of the cultural situation of Chicanas.

The Chicana “voice” in literature, according to Ramón Saldívar, comprises a discourse that creates “an instructive alternative to the exclusively phallocentric subject of contemporary Chicano narrative” (175). As Cordelia Chávez Candelaria reports, Chicana/Latina and other women writers have struggled for centuries to attain the right “...

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