Table of contents for Boricua pop : Puerto Ricans and the latinization of American culture / Frances Negr‚on-Muntaner.

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Part I Founding Spectacles 1
1 Weighing In Theory: Puerto Rican and American Cultures 2
2 1898: The Trauma of Literature, the Shame of Identity 48
3 Feeling Pretty: West Side Story and U.S. Puerto Rican
 Identity 87
Part II Boricuas in the Middle 131
4 From Puerto Rico with "Trash": Holly Woodlawn's A Low Life
 in High Heels 132
5 The Writing on the Wall: The Life and Passion of Jean-Michel
 Basquiat 174
6 Flagging Madonna: Performing a Puerto Rican-American Erotics
Section III Boricua Anatomies 265
7 Rosario's Tongue: Rosario Ferré and the Commodification of
 Island Literature 266
8 Barbie's Hair: Selling Out Puerto Rican Identity in the
 Global Market 308
9 Jennifer's Butt: Valorizing the Puerto Rican Racialized
 Female Body 343
10 Rickie's Hips: The Queerness of Puerto Rican "White" Culture
Post-Script: Words From the Grave 414
Notes 422
About the Author 512
Index 000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Puerto Ricans United States Social life and customs, Puerto Ricans United States Ethnic identity, Puerto Ricans United States Intellectual life, Arts, Puerto Rican United States, Popular culture United States, United States Civilization Hispanic influences, United States Relations Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico Relations United States, Shame Social aspects United States