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by Genaro Gonzalez

ePub The Quixote Cult download
Author:
Genaro Gonzalez
ISBN13:
978-1558852549
ISBN:
1558852549
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Publisher:
Arte Publico Press (January 1, 1998)
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Genre Fiction
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1604 kb
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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Quixote Cult. Visceral, angry and edgy, Gonzalez's (Rainbow's End) novel about a Chicano hippie activist in Southern Texas comes to us like a time capsule from the 1960s. The narrator, De la O, pursues a quest for social justice and ethnic pride, identifying with Cervantes's visionary idealist, Don Quixote, as he tilts at bigoted fellow students and teachers?and at Chicanos who ape or worship the Anglos. De la O joins a Chicano organizing movement and rallies exploited farm workers, acid heads, Vietnam vets, dope pushers and squeaky-clean Catholic activists to the cause.

The Quixote Cult book. Set in the '60s, Genaro GonzAA lez's most recent novel plays on Kerouac as much as Cervantes in spinning the tale of De la O, a Chicano college student and would-be radical. Latino/Latina Studies. The Nation has written of the autho Fiction.

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The Quixote Cult confirms Genaro González’s reputation as a rambunctious, quirky writer whose characters, as. .

The Quixote Cult confirms Genaro González’s reputation as a rambunctious, quirky writer whose characters, as The Nation wrote, combust into their own living, full-colored reality -even as they take on such important hippie-era questions as You guys do bathe, don’t you? Recovering the . Hispanic Literary Heritage. He currently teaches psychology at the University of Texas at Pan American in Edinburg.

They're not immigrants; the boys and their younger sister Paula were born in Texas, and the idea of picking fruits and vegetables-hard labor usually associated with undocumented workers-is totally humiliating. But their father thinks working in the fields will be good for his children. After all, the experience didn't hurt him when he was a kid. "Look at me.

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Like a Carlos Santana riff on a Miguel de Cervantes theme, The Quijote Cult is a lyrical, satirical look at a group of Vietnam-era Chicano college students - and would-be radical activists - who gulp down amphetamines as eagerly as they devour the writings of Che Guevara and Jack Kerouac. The embattled hero, known simply as De la O, must deal with adversaries such as hostile family members ("Think your scholarship money will cover getting a haircut?"), budding feminists ("What's wrong with being a big mama?"), baffled professors ("You know what octopus is?"), and, of course, drunken dentists ("Such a messy and unheroic way to die"). In search of political, spiritual, and chemical fulfillment, De la 0 and his freewheeling friends Lizard, Nacho, Coco, and Gabi zoom madly across the continent - south to Mexico City, north to Michigan, and west to California. At last, though, he begins to wonder, Who's zoomin' who?