Mothers, Daughters, and Deities: Judy Lucero's Gynocritical Prison Poetics and Materialist Chicana Politics

  title={Mothers, Daughters, and Deities: Judy Lucero's Gynocritical Prison Poetics and Materialist Chicana Politics},
  author={Ben V. Olgu{\'i}n},
  journal={Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies},
  pages={63 - 86}
  • B. V. Olguín
  • Published 1 September 2001
  • Sociology
  • Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies
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