Chicanas/Latinas in American Theatre: A History of Performance / Edition 1

Chicanas/Latinas in American Theatre: A History of Performance / Edition 1

by Elizabeth C. Ramirez
     
 

Elizabeth C. Ram’rez's study reveals the traditions of Chicanas/Latinas in theatre and performance, showing how Latina/Latino theatre has evolved from its pre-Columbian, Spanish, and Mexican origins to its present prominence within American theatre history. This project on women in performance serves the need for scholarship on the contributions of underrepresented… See more details below

Overview

Elizabeth C. Ram’rez's study reveals the traditions of Chicanas/Latinas in theatre and performance, showing how Latina/Latino theatre has evolved from its pre-Columbian, Spanish, and Mexican origins to its present prominence within American theatre history. This project on women in performance serves the need for scholarship on the contributions of underrepresented groups in American theatre and education, in cultural studies and the humanities, and in American and world history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780253213716
Publisher:
Indiana University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction: An overview of Chicana/Chicano/Latina/Latino Drama on the American Stage
1Homeland/Sin Fronteras to Borderlands: The Theatre1
2The Critical Role of the Mexican Revolution and Its Impact on the American Stage24
3Barrios, Borderlands, and Mujeres: From Social Protest to Political Performance49
4The Emergence of a Latina Stage: The 1970s and the 1980s80
5The Emerging Chicana Playwright: The Political Act of Writing Women103
6Current Trends and Practices125
Conclusion: Approaching the Millennium: Legacies and Changing Trends154
Notes157
Works Cited165
Index177

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