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Author Pérez Rosario, Vanessa, author

Title Becoming Julia de Burgos : the making of a Puerto Rican icon / Vanessa Pérez Rosario
Published Urbana [Illinois] : University of Illinois Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 192 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Writing the nation: feminism, anti-imperialism, and the generación del treinta -- Nadie es profeta en su tierra: exile, migration, and hemispheric identity -- Más allá del mar: journalism as Puerto Rican cultural and political transnational practice -- Multiple legacies: Julia de Burgos and Caribbean Latino diaspora writers -- Remebering Julia de Burgos: cultural icon, community, belonging -- Conclusion: Creating Latinidad
Summary While it is rare for a poet to become a cultural icon, Julia de Burgos has evoked feelings of bonding and identification in Puerto Ricans and Latinos in the United States for over half a century. In this book, the author examines Julia de Burgos' development as a writer, her experience of migration, and her legacy in New York City
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-181) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Burgos, Julia de, 1914-1953.
Authors, Puerto Rican -- 20th century -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0252096924 (electronic bk.)
9780252096921 (electronic bk.)