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Chicano drama : performance, society, and myth

Author: Jorge A Huerta
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
Series: Cambridge studies in American theatre and drama, 12.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Huerta looks at plays by and about Chicanas and Chicanos, as they explore, through performance, the community and its identity caught between the United States and Mexico. Through informative biographies of each playwright and analyses of their plays, Huerta offers an accessible introduction to this important aspect of American theatre and culture.".
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jorge A Huerta
ISBN: 0521771196 9780521771191 0521778174 9780521778176
OCLC Number: 43757572
Description: xi, 209 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgements --
List of illustrations --
Introduction --
Mythos or mitos: the roots of a Chicano mythology --
Mystery or miracle: bodiless heads and conversations with the dead --
Redemption: looking for miracles in a Man's church --
Rebelling against damnation: out of the closet, slowly --
Afterword --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in American theatre and drama, 12.
Responsibility: Jorge Huerta.
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