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Author Herrera, Juan Felipe.

Title 187 reasons mexicanos can't cross the border : undocuments, 1971-2007 / Juan Felipe Herrera.

Imprint San Francisco : City Lights, c2007.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  811.54 H433o 2007    ---  Available
Description 352, [3] p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]).
Language Some poems in Spanish.
Contents Aviso : forewarned / Stephen Kessler -- Floricanto salute -- Their powers shook them -- 187 reasons Mexicanos can't cross the border, 1992-2006 -- 187 reasons Mexicanos can't cross the border (remix) -- 21 rational reasons republicans can't jump -- Mexican differences Mexican similarities -- How to make world unity salsa -- Riverside train west -- A day without a Mexican, May 1st, 2006 -- A day without a Mexican : video clip, May 1st, 2006, mass demonstrations, L.A. City Hall -- On vulture road -- Se~norita X, 1990-2006 -- Se~norita X : song for the yellow-robed girl from Juarez -- Doublenation-doubleheaded warriors -- One by one, 2004-2006 -- One by one -- Uno por uno -- Kundalini spirit growl -- Limpia, 1993-2007 -- Limpia for walking clear campos -- 34 things I did after my mother died -- The soul is a bone -- On blood & power -- Punk half panther, 1999 -- Punk half panther -- Blood on the wheel -- Abandoned blood -- Blood gang call -- NYC, 1999 -- 104 things a Chican@ street poet worries about, 1999 -- Don't worry, baby -- American things -- Are you doing the new Amerikan thing?, 1978-1982 -- Letania para Jose Antonio Burciaga -- Are you doing the new Amerikan thing? -- In Hach Winik sugar -- One year before the Zapatista rebellion, 1993 -- One year before the Zapatista rebellion : (fragments) -- Indocumentos-undocuments -- How to be a warrior in the Aztlan Liberation Army, 1967-2006 : 4 actos -- How to be a warrior in the Aztlan Liberation Army -- La Llorona power-woman confidential -- Ever split your pantalones while trying to look Chingon? -- Ricardo "Slick Ric" Salinas rappin' at the 24th Street Fair, S.F. -- On tour, 1992 -- Rodney King, the black Christ of Los Angeles & all our white sins, 1992 -- Rodney King, the black Christ of Los Angeles & all our white sins -- In gold-leaf trungpa seed -- Autobiography of a Chicano teen poet, 1982-1988 -- Autobiography of a Chicano teen poet -- Story & King Blvd : teen-age totems -- Baby blue -- Painted rubber doll -- Califas Norte, 1978-1986 -- Califas Norte : Juanalicia finishing her mural at the S.F. Mime Troupe's headquarters (Old Fantasy Records bldg.) -- Mexican wold mural / 5 x 25 -- Evening portrait of an El Paso, Texas hero, Roberto "Vay" Melendez -- En route from Honduras to San Francisco -- Earth chorus, 1981-1983 -- Earth chorus -- Pyramid of supplications -- Playin' fiddle on the steps of La Galeria de la Raza, S.F., 1983 -- How to enroll in a Chicano studies class, 1967-2006 -- How to enroll in a Chicano studies class -- Chican@ literature 100 -- Mission Street movements -- Photo-poem of the Chicano moratorium, 1980-83 -- Photo-poem of the Chicano moratorium, 1980/L.A. -- Mission Street manifesto -- Last incantation for the coming of the sixth sun, 1974 -- Papaya, 1974 -- Papaya -- Rollin' into Taos in an Aztec Mustang -- The third Aztlan -- Hace muchos a~nos huichol, 1969-1971 -- (hace muchos a~nos huichol) -- (corazon sin division) -- Soulsacrifice(s) -- Listening to Santana, 1968-1972 -- Listening to Santana (remix) -- From the Skylight Room @ the El Cortez Hotel -- In the sacred city of Floricanto, 1970-1974 -- (Amerindia one heart) -- (Vamonos a la Kiva casa libre) -- (Dawning Luz) -- (Arco Iris Mil) -- (Renacimiento revival) -- (Flow river Rio in Earthen sky) -- (Warrior woven day break star eres) -- (Dador de la vida) -- Before Aztlan -- Nietzsche, Zen & James Brown, 1963-1971 -- De timbales y cascabeles -- Logan Heights & the world -- Sources and collections.
Summary A hybrid collection of texts written and performed on the road, from Mexico City to San Francisco, from Central America to central California, illustrated throughout with photos and artwork. Rants, manifestos, newspaper cutups, street theater, anti-lectures, love poems, and riffs tell the story of what it's like to live outlaw and brown in the United States. Herrera is a professor of creative writing at the University of California, Riverside; he is also a community arts leader and a dynamic performer and actor. He is the son of Mexican immigrants and grew up in the migrant fields of California.--From publisher description.
Subject Experimental poetry.
Mexican Americans -- Poetry.
Added Title One hundred eighty-seven reasons mexicanos can't cross the border
ISBN 9780872864627
0872864626
Standard No. AU@ 000041767597

 
    
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