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Old stories, new readings : the transforming power of American drama

Author: Miriam López-Rodríguez; Inmaculada Pineda-Hernández; Alfonso Ceballos Muñoz
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015.
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Whether imaginary or based on real events, stories are at the core of any culture. Regardless of their length, their rhetoric strategies, or their style, humans tell stories to each other to express  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam López-Rodríguez; Inmaculada Pineda-Hernández; Alfonso Ceballos Muñoz
ISBN: 1443872245 9781443872249
OCLC Number: 904082201
Description: xviii, 298 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction / Miriam López-Rodríguez and Inmaculada Pineda-Hernández --
Judith Sargent Murray Triumphant : The Medium as Rational Entertainment / Isabel Calderón --
Tracing the Romance of Theatre in some Classic Nineteenth-Century Novels / María Ángeles Toda --
The Influence of White Culture on the Sioux Ghost Dance of 1890 / Joshua E. Polster --
Intracultural Communication in African American Drama : From Pre-Emancipation to Early Twentieth Century / Jocelyn A. Brown --
Elsie's Big Show : From Entertaining under Fire to Firing Stories in All Directions / Felicia Hardison Londré --
Sex Machines : Futurism and Modernity in American Expressionist Theater / Yiyi López-Gándara --
Triangular Transgressions : Tennessee Williams, The Purification's Debt to Federico García Lorca's Blood Wedding / José Badenes --
Under House Arrest : The Family in American Drama / Henry Schvey --
Arthur Miller's Plays Seen from a Feminist Perspective : Was Miller Sexist? / Christiane Desafy-Grignard --
Storytelling and Subjectivity in the Selected Dramas of August Wilson and David Rabe / Ahmet Bese --
Cancer on the American Popular Stage : Playing to a Sold Out House / Virginia Dakari --
If These Walls Could Talk : Performing Histories in the Works of Suzan-Lori Parks / Nelson Barré --
Freeing the Narrative : Interdisciplinary Methods for Exploring American Identity in La Chiusa's The Wild Party (2006) and Kander and Ebb's Curtains (2000) / Gary M. Grant, Nancy Grant and Dustyn Martincich --
Visual Explorations of Metaphysical Ideas in the Works of Sarah Ruhl / Ola Kraszpulska --
Love Triangles and Triangular Loves : A Home for Three in Sarah Ruhl's In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play / Noelia Hernando-Real --
Defictionalizing Women Who Kill / Claudia Barnett --
He Killed My Bird, or, Now that We're in Heaven / Claudia Barnett.
Responsibility: edited by Miriam López-Rodríguez, Inmaculada Pineda-Hernández and Alfonso Ceballos Muñoz.

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