Chicano drama : performance, society, and myth (Book, 2000) [Hayden Memorial Library @ Citrus College]
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Chicano drama : performance, society, and myth

Author: Jorge A Huerta
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in American theatre and drama, 12.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Huerta looks at plays by and about Chicanas and Chicanos, as they explore, through performance, the community and its identity caught between the United States and Mexico. Through informative biographies of each playwright and analyses of their plays, Huerta offers an accessible introduction to this important aspect of American theatre and culture."
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge A Huerta
ISBN: 0521771196 9780521771191 0521778174 9780521778176
OCLC Number: 43757572
Description: xi, 209 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements --
List of illustrations --
Introduction --
Mythos or mitos: the roots of a Chicano mythology --
Mystery or miracle: bodiless heads and conversations with the dead --
Redemption: looking for miracles in a Man's church --
Rebelling against damnation: out of the closet, slowly --
Afterword --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in American theatre and drama, 12.
Responsibility: Jorge Huerta.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_339842
991000455219705351

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In this book, first published in 2000, Huerta explores the energy of Chicano theatre. He takes as his starting point 1979, and through informative biographies of each playwright and analyses of their  Read more...
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"This reviewer applauds both Huerta, for bringing to the foreground new plays and playwrights [sic] who have attained success in mainstream theater production and for making these works accessible to Read more...

 
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