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Author Fiol-Matta, Licia.

Title A queer mother for the nation : the state and Gabriela Mistral / Licia Fiol-Matta
Published Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 269 pages) : illustrations
Contents Race woman -- Schooling and sexuality -- Citizen mother -- Intimate nationalism -- Image is everything -- Pedagogy, humanities, social unrest -- Education and loss
Summary A Queer Mother for the Nation weaves a nuanced understanding of how Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), the first Latin American to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, cooperated with authority and fashioned herself as the figure of Motherhood in collaboration with the state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-255) and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957 -- Political and social views.
Mistral, Gabriela, 1889-1957 -- Sexual behavior.
Feminism and literature -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.
Feminism and literature -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- Chile -- History -- 20th century.
Women and literature -- Latin America -- History -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0816693757 (electronic bk.)
9780816693757 (electronic bk.)