Performing Cuba

Performing Cuba

by Denis Jorge Berenschot
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820474401

ISBN-13: 9780820474403

Pub. Date: 07/11/2005

Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.

The Cuban Revolution has generated extraordinary literary achievements by writers both within Cuba and in exile. This book focuses on selected works by Edmundo Desnoes, Senel Paz and Elías Miguel Muñoz and the transformations of their texts from prose to film and theatre. Performing Cuba breaks new ground by clearly demonstrating how these multiple

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Overview

The Cuban Revolution has generated extraordinary literary achievements by writers both within Cuba and in exile. This book focuses on selected works by Edmundo Desnoes, Senel Paz and Elías Miguel Muñoz and the transformations of their texts from prose to film and theatre. Performing Cuba breaks new ground by clearly demonstrating how these multiple rewritings and additional authorial voices from the filmic and theatrical media rewrite the characters’ gender performances in order to manipulate the texts’ reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820474403
Publisher:
Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
Publication date:
07/11/2005
Series:
Caribbean Studies, #15
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Class gender performance15
Ch. 2Writing gender performance37
Ch. 3(Re)writing audience reception67
Ch. 4Fluid identity and exile87
Ch. 5Drama and transnational (re)writing119

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