Latin American Vanguards: The Art of Contentious Encounters / Edition 1

Latin American Vanguards: The Art of Contentious Encounters / Edition 1

by Vicky Unruh
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520087941

ISBN-13: 9780520087941

Pub. Date: 12/15/1994

Publisher: University of California Press

"[This book] will become the standard reference on the Latin American vanguard. The time was ripe for an ambitious undertaking like this one, and Unruh does not disappoint."—Gustavo Pérez-Firmat, Duke University

Overview

"[This book] will become the standard reference on the Latin American vanguard. The time was ripe for an ambitious undertaking like this one, and Unruh does not disappoint."—Gustavo Pérez-Firmat, Duke University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520087941
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/15/1994
Series:
Latin American Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsix
List of Abbreviationsxiii
Introduction: Contentious Encounters in Life and Art1
1.Constructing an Audience, Concrete and Illusory: Manifestos for Performing and Performance Manifestos31
2.Outward Turns of the Vagabond Eye/I: The Vanguards' Portraits of the Artist71
3."Surely from his lips a cockatoo will fly": The Vanguards' Stories of the New World125
4.On the Interstices of Art and Life: Theatrical Workouts in Critical Perception170
5.From Early Words to the Vernacular Inflection: Vanguard Tales of Linguistic Encounter207
Notes263
Works Cited283
Index301

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