Sagrado: A Photopoetics Across the Chicano Homeland (Querencias) (Paperback)

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Un lugar sagrado, a sacred place where two or more are gathered in the name of community, can be found almost anywhere and yet it is elusive: a charro arena behind a rock quarry, on the pilgrimage trail to Chimay , a curandero's shrine in South Texas, or at a binational Mass along the border. Sagrado is neither a search for identity nor a quest for a homeland but an affirmation of an ever-evolving cultural landscape. Embedded at the heart of this remarkable book, in which prose, photographs, and poems complement each other, is a photopoetic journey across the Chicano Southwest.



Product Details
ISBN: 9780826353542
ISBN-10: 0826353541
Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
Publication Date: October 30th, 2013
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Querencias