Dissonant divas in chicana music the limits of la onda by Deborah R. Vargas

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Published by University of Minnesota Press in Minneapolis .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Gender identity in music,
  • Mexican American women,
  • Social aspects,
  • Tejano music,
  • History and criticism,
  • Mexican Americans,
  • Music,
  • Women musicians

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementDeborah R. Vargas
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML210.5 .V37 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25198108M
ISBN 109780816673162, 9780816673179
LC Control Number2012002833

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In Dissonant Divas in Chicana Music: The Limits of La Onda (University of Minnesota Press, ) Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, Deborah R. Vargas deconstructs the dominant narrative tropes that have defined the U.S.-Mexico borderlands as a hetero-normative and masculinist frontier space of Anglo American conquest juxtaposed against.

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