Corpus ID: 186643568

La Ciudad de la Mujer: Solidaridad y Resistencia en el Salón de Belleza

@inproceedings{Rangelova2013LaCD,
  title={La Ciudad de la Mujer: Solidaridad y Resistencia en el Sal{\'o}n de Belleza},
  author={Radost A. Rangelova},
  year={2013}
}
The paper explores the relationship between gender, sexuality, and the construction of the space of the city in Puerto Rican short stories set in beauty salons. I argue that, through the relationships that develop between women in the beauty salon, and through the interactions between the beauty salon and other city spaces like the street, the strip club, the church and the family house. The protagonists of stories like “Milagros, call Mercurio” and “Pilar, tus rizos” politicize the space of… Expand