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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Greenwood, ©2010
(DLC) 2009047440
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ilan Stavans
ISBN: 9780313358258 0313358257
OCLC Number: 712039498
Description: 1 online resource (x, 134 pages).
Contents: Series foreword / by Ilan Stavans --
Introduction --
Quinceañera debutante : rites and regalia of American debdom / by Karal Ann Marling --
La quinceañera : making gender and ethnic identities / by Karen Mary Dávalos --
The power of ritual in the Chicano community : a young woman's status and expanding family ties / by Ruth Horowitz --
From church blessing to quinceañera Barbie : America as "spiritual benefactor" in la quinceañera / by Kristen Deiter --
Becoming a mujercita : rituals, fiestas, and religious discourses / by Valentina Napolitano --
Performances of race, culture, class, and religion in the Sommerville community / by Sara Arcaya --
Give us this day / by Judith Ortiz-Cofer --
La bendición / by Julia Alvarez --
A conversation with Francisca "Panchita" Dávila.
Series Title: Ilan Stavans library of Latino civilization.
Responsibility: edited by Ilan Stavans.
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