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Yemoja: Gender, Sexuality, and Creativity in the Latina/o and Afro-Atlantic Diasporas

edited by Solimar Otero and Toyin Falola
Format
Book
Published
Albany : SUNY Press, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9781438447995 (hardcover : alk. paper), 143844799X (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Introduction : Introducing Yemoja / Solimar Otero and Toyin Falola
  • Yemoja, gender, and sexuality. Invocación = Invocation En busca de un amante desempleado = Searching for an unemployed lover / Pedro R. Pérez-Sarduy
  • Nobody's mammy : Yemayá as fierce foremother in Afro-Cuban religions / Elizabeth Pérez
  • Yemayá's duck : irony, ambivalence and the effeminate male subject in Cuban santeria / Aisha M. Beliso-De Jesús
  • Yemayá y Ochún : queering the vernacular logics of the waters in Afro-Cuban religion / Solimar Otero
  • A different kind of sweetness : Yemayá in Afro-Cuban religion / Martin Tsang
  • Yemoja : divine mother and water goddess / Allison P. Sellers. Yemoja's aesthetics : creative expression in diaspora. "Yemaya blew that wire fence down" : invoking African spiritualities in Gloria Anzaldúa's Borderlands = La frontera : the new mestiza and the mural art of Juana Alicia / Micaela Díaz-Sánchez
  • Dancing aché with Yemaya in my life and in my art : an artist statement / Arturo Lindsay
  • What the water brings and takes away : the work of Maria Magdalena Campos Pons / Alan West-Durán
  • "The sea never dies" : Yemoja, the mother-force flowing infinitely in Africana literature and cinema / Teresa N. Washington
  • A sonic portrait with photos of Salvador's Iemanjá Festival / Jamie N. Davidson and Nelson Eubanks
  • Yemaya offering a pearl of wisdom : an artist statement / Erin Dean Colcord.
Description
xxxii, 294 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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