Hijas Olvidadas

Overview

Hijas olvidadas: Two Contemporary Plays by Hispanic Women Writers brings together two compelling dramas from Spain and Argentina. Una estrella by Paloma Pedrero and paula.doc by Nora Rodríguez both feature spirited female protagonists who explore their painful pasts to gain self-understanding. Common themes of parent/child relationships and issues of identity and memory engage readers and arouse their empathy. Moreover, Hijas olvidadas adds missing female voices to the Spanish curriculum. Aimed at high ...

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Overview

Hijas olvidadas: Two Contemporary Plays by Hispanic Women Writers brings together two compelling dramas from Spain and Argentina. Una estrella by Paloma Pedrero and paula.doc by Nora Rodríguez both feature spirited female protagonists who explore their painful pasts to gain self-understanding. Common themes of parent/child relationships and issues of identity and memory engage readers and arouse their empathy. Moreover, Hijas olvidadas adds missing female voices to the Spanish curriculum. Aimed at high intermediate and advanced students of Spanish, Hijas olvidadas seeks to bridge the gap between language and literature courses with communicative skill-building activities and creative approaches to literary analysis. Students debate issues, discuss dramatic techniques, and create scenes that go beyond the plays.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761843917
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group Inc
  • Publication date: 10/20/2008
  • Language: Spanish
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Brunschwig, M.A., University of Michigan, is Adjunct Professor of Spanish at the University of La Verne, California, and former Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at St. Joseph's College, New York. She currently teaches Spanish language courses and has taught Hispanic literature, culture, and art, as well as second language teaching methodology. María Montoya, Ph.D., City University of New York, Graduate Center, is Associate Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Languages at St. Joseph's College, New York. She teaches Spanish language and Hispanic literature courses, in addition to contemporary Spanish cinema and culture.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 ¡A ESCENA! NORA ADRIANA RODRÍGUEZ Chapter 2 ¡ARRIBA EL TELÓN! PRELECTURA (PAULA.DOC) Chapter 3 PAULA.DOC Chapter 4 ENTREACTO: COMPRENSIÓN (PAULA.DOC) Chapter 5 ¡ABAJO EL TELON! POSTLECTURA (PAULA.DOC) Chapter 6 ¡A ESCENA! PALOMA PEDRERO Chapter 7 ¡ARRIBA EL TELÓN! PRELECTURA (UNA ESTRELLA) Chapter 8 UNA ESTRELLA Chapter 9 ENTREACTO: COMPRENSIÓN (UNA ESTRELLA) Chapter 10 ABAJO EL TALON! POSTLECTURA (UNA ESTRELLA) Chapter 11 OTRA SALIDA AL SCENARIO: ENLACES Chapter 12 MÁS ALLÁ DE LAS CANDILEJAS: BÚQUEDAS Chapter 13 GLOSARIO: ESPAÑOL - INGLÉS

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