The new mestiza on her life growing up on the mexico texas border and incorporated her lifelong experiences of social and cultural marginalization into her work.
Anzaldua quotes. A woman who writes has power and a woman with power is feared. I want the freedom to carve and chisel my own face to staunch the bleeding with ashes to fashion my own gods out of my entrails. It claims that human nature is limited and cannot evolve into something better.
Most well known for her first book borderlands la frontera. What to do what we do comes back irresponsibility hands dignity strength life. Five gloria anzaldúa quotes to inspire your resistance gloria anzaldúa feminist queer disabled chicana writer and activist would ve turned 75 today.
I write because life does not appease my appetites and anger. I change myself i change the world. Chicano indio american indian mojado mexicano immigrant latino anglo in power working class anglo black asian our psyches resemble the bordertowns and are populated by the same people.
Nothing happening real world image heads life inspirational. 56 quotes from gloria e. Anzaldúa quotes and sayings page 1.
By writing i put order in the world give it a handle so i can grasp it. Don t let the pen banish you from yourself. But i like pother queer people am two in one body both male and female.
She loosely based her best known book borderlands la frontera. Anzaldua quotes sayings enjoy the top 50 famous quotes sayings and quotations by gloria e. The struggle is inner.
Gloria anzaldua borderlands la frontera. Nothing happens in the real world unless it first happens in the images in our heads. No one s going to cut you down cut the thorns thick around you.
I am the embodiment of the hieros gamos. To survive the borderlands you must live sin fronteras be a crossroads. To become more intimate with myself and you.
Why am i compelled to write. Gloria evangelina anzaldúa september 26 1942 may 15 2004 was a chicana lesbian feminist scholar of chicana cultural theory feminist theory and queer theory. The comig together of opposit qualities within.