Loca Motion: The Travels of Chicana and Latina Popular Culture
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Loca Motion: The Travels of Chicana and Latina Popular Culture

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2006 Honorable Mention for MLA Prize in US Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary and Cultural Studies

In the summer of 1995, El Vez, the "Mexican Elvis,"along with his backup singers and band, The Lovely Elvettes and the Memphis Mariachis, served as master of ceremony for a ground-breaking show, "Diva L.A.: A Salute to L.A.'s Latinas in the Tanda Style." The pe...more
Paperback, 310 pages
Published May 1st 2005 by New York University Press
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Miss Karen Jean Martinson
I'm glad that I read this now instead of earlier in my career because I would have thought that I had nothing to add to Dr. Habell-Pallan's analysis of El Vez. It turns out that I do have something to say, but I'm really glad that Habell-Pallan has said what she has said. It's an excellent book, both informative and enjoyable to read. Glad she does what she does - especially because it will help me make what I do better.
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