AnnLouise Keating is Associate Professor of English at Aquinas College. She has published on "(Re)Visionary Techniques in the Works of Paula Gunn Allen, Gloria Anzaldúa, and Audre Lorde," as well as on contemporary Chicana writers, Melville, and Emerson.
Entries by AnnLouise Keating
literature >> African-American Literature: Lesbian
Most African-American lesbian literature is as concerned with racism as it is with sexuality, causing many writers to construct Afrocentric sexual identities that affirm the power of black women.
literature >> Allen, Paula Gunn
Of mixed Native American, Scottish, and Lebanese heritage, American poet and literary scholar Paula Gunn Allen reinterprets the historic and mythic beliefs of Native Americans from a twentieth-century lesbian-feminist perspective.
literature >> Feminist Literary Theory
Feminist literary theory is a complex, dynamic area of study that draws from a wide range of critical theories.
literature >> Gender
The theory that gender relations are socially constructed categories of meaning has opened up a number of new areas in lesbian, gay, and queer studies.
literature >> Jordan, June
In both her poetry and her essays, June Jordan called for the rejection of stereotypical views of bisexuality, and she associated sexual independence with political commitment.
literature >> Latina Literature
Latina lesbian literature is a fast-growing, vibrant, and diverse literary tradition that offers readers innovative models for creating alliances among diverse peoples.