Velvet barrios : popular culture & Chicana/o sexualities / edited by Alicia Gaspar de Alba ; foreword by Tomás Ybarra-Frausto.

In Chicano/a popular culture, nothing signifies the working class, highly-layered, textured, and metaphoric sensibility known as "rasquache aesthetic" more than black velvet art. The essays in this volume examine that aesthetic by looking at icons, heroes, cultural myths, popular rituals,...

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Other Authors: Gaspar de Alba, Alicia, 1958-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:New directions in Latino American cultures.

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Call Number: E184.M5 V35 2003
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