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Corregidora's Blues

Title: Corregidora's Blues: Re-Inventing the Mulatto Identity.
Name(s): McGrew, Darius O., author
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Text
Bachelor Thesis
Date Issued: 04/27/2018
Physical Form: computer
online resource
Extent: 1 online resource
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Corregidora posits Blues as a conduit through which Ursa may address the transgenerational trauma which has plagued the matriarchy of her biracial genealogy. This trauma underscores the importance of memory and oral tradition in African-American culture, and demonstrates the personal and political agency by which it may be characterized. Blues functions as an agent of self-determination and a subsequent contradiction to the tragic mulatto trope, my written Thesis will analyze and draw connections between Corregidora and “Was Your Mama a Mulatto?”. My goal is to wholly identify the role of Blues in the alternate presentation of the tragic mulatto figure in Corregidora.
Identifier: FSU_libsubv1_scholarship_submission_1524860905_b0ea2cd8 (IID)
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Use and Reproduction: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0)
Owner Institution: FSU

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McGrew, D. O. (2018). Corregidora's Blues: Re-Inventing the Mulatto Identity. Retrieved from