Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
The Latina/o Midwest Reader$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago R. Vaquera-Vásquez, and Claire F. Fox

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780252041211

Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM ILLINOIS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.illinois.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Illinois University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in ISO for personal use (for details see www.illinois.universitypressscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 20 October 2018

Al Norte toward Home

Al Norte toward Home

Texas, the Midwest, and Mexican American Critical Regionalism

Chapter:
(p.40) Al Norte toward Home
Source:
The Latina/o Midwest Reader
Author(s):

José E. Limón

, Omar Valerio-Jiménez, Santiago Vaquera-Vásquez, Claire F. Fox
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0003

This essay traces the cultural connections between Mexican American in Texas and those in the Midwest. Beginning with the famous cattle drives from Texas to the Midwest in the mid-nineteenth century and the musical genre of the corrido to folk healing, contemporary rock music, and fiction, these two seemingly distinct communities created cultural linkages that helped them struggle against adversity in a manner best understood as an example of critical regionalism as developed by Kenneth Frampton, Fredric Jameson and Cheryl Herr.

Keywords:   Texas, Corrido, Rolando Hinojosa, Tomás Rivera, Critical regionalism, Conjunto music, Folk healing, Question Mark and the Mysterians

Illinois Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.