Dramatists in Revolt: The New Latin American Theater

Dramatists in Revolt: The New Latin American Theater


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292741331
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 12/01/2011
Pages: 292
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.66(d)

About the Author

Leon F. Lyday is Professor Emeritus of Spanish at Pennsylvania State University.

George W. Woodyard (1934–2010) was Professor of Spanish at the University of Kansas.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part One. Spanish American Dramatists
    • 1. The Theater of Antón Arrufat (Cuba), by Frank N. Dauster
    • 2. The Theater of Emilio Carballido: Spinning a Web (Mexico), by Eugene R. Skinner
    • 3. The Spectacular in the Theater of Agustín Cuzzani (Argentina), by Alyce de Kuehne
    • 4. Jorge Díaz and the Liturgy of Violence (Chile), by George W. Woodyard
    • 5. The Theater of Osvaldo Dragún (Argentina), by Donald L. Schmidt
    • 6. The Plays of Griselda Gambaro (Argentina), by Sandra Messinger Cypess
    • 7. The Theater of Carlos Gorostiza (Argentina), by Merlin H. Forster
    • 8. The Theater of Luis Alberto Heiremans: 1928–1964 (Chile), by Margaret Sayers Peden
    • 9. Luisa Josefina Hernández: The Labyrinth of Form (Mexico), by John K. Knowles
    • 10. The Theater of Renè Marqués: In Search of Identity and Form (Puerto Rico), by Tamara Holzapfel
    • 11. The Game of Chance: The Theater of José Triana (Cuba), by Frank N. Dauster
    • 12. The Theater of Egon Wolff (Chile), by Margaret Sayers Peden
  • Part Two. Brazilian Dramatists
    • 13. The Theater of Jorge Andrade, by Richard A. Mazzara
    • 14. The Theater of Alfredo Dias Gomes, by Leon F. Lyday
    • 15. Plínio Marcos: Reporter of Bad Times, by Peter J. Schoenbach
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Source Materials on Latin American Theater
  • Index

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