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El Teatro Campesino / Edition 1
     

El Teatro Campesino / Edition 1

by Yolanda Broyles-Gonzalez
 

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ISBN-10: 0292708017

ISBN-13: 9780292708013

Pub. Date: 01/01/1994

Publisher: University of Texas Press

This study demythologizes and reinterprets the history of a Chicana/o performance ensemble.

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This study demythologizes and reinterprets the history of a Chicana/o performance ensemble.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780292708013
Publisher:
University of Texas Press
Publication date:
01/01/1994
Pages:
306
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. El Teatro Campesino and the Mexican Popular Performance Tradition
  • Oral Tradition: Human Memory, the Body, Community
  • The Political Economy of Chicana/o Comedy
  • Rasquachi Performance Aesthetic and Historical Memory
  • El Teatro Campesino and Mexican Sacroprofane Performance Genres
  • Conclusion
  • 2. Theater of the Sphere: Toward the Formulation of a Native Performance Theory and Practice
  • On Formulating an Indigenous Alternative Performance Aesthetic
  • Theater of the Sphere: Affirming the Chicana/o Axis
  • The Formation of the Spherical Actor: A New Chicana/o Humanism
  • Theater of the Sphere: The Twenty Steps
  • Theater of the Sphere: The World of Performance
  • Theater of the Sphere: Liberation or Mystification?
  • 3. Toward a Re-Vision of Chicana/o Theater History: The Roles of Women in El Teatro Campesino
  • Introduction
  • The Roles of Women in El Teatro Campesino
  • Breaking the Mold: Creating New Pathways
  • An Epilogue: Chicanas Onstage in the 1980s
  • 4. El Teatro Campesino: From Alternative Theater to Mainstream
  • Introduction
  • El Teatro Campesino in the Mainstream
  • Rose of the Rancho: Validating Chicana/o Oppression
  • The New Professionalism: Zoot Suit in the Mainstream
  • Chicanas/os on Broadway: To Be or Not to Be?
  • Zoot Suit: The Film
  • Mainstreaming and the Dissolution of the Teatro Campesino Ensemble
  • Conclusion: Whither El Teatro Campesino?
  • Chronology
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

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