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Encyclopedia of Latin American theater

Author: Mirta Barrea-Marlys; Eladio Cortés
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Latin American culture has given birth to numerous dramatic works, though it has often been difficult to locate information about these plays and playwrights. This volume traces the history of Latin American theater, including the Nuyorican and Chicano theaters of the United States, and surveys its history from the pre-Columbian period to the present. Sections cover individual Latin American countries. Each section  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Biography Encyclopedias
Material Type: Biography, Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mirta Barrea-Marlys; Eladio Cortés
ISBN: 1280930519 9781280930515 9786610930517 6610930511 0313017212 9780313017216
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 1162008707
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (547 p.)
Contents: List of Entries; Preface; Overview of Latin American Theater; Argentina; Bolivia; Brazil; Chicano; Chile; Colombia; Costa Rica; Cuba; Dominican Republic; El Ecuador; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Mexico; Nicaragua; Nuyorican; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Uruguay; Venezuela; General Bibliography; Index; About the Contributors
Responsibility: edited by Eladio Cortés and Mirta Barrea-Marlys.

Abstract:

Latin American culture has given birth to numerous dramatic works, though it has often been difficult to locate information about these plays and playwrights. This volume traces the history of Latin American theater, including the Nuyorican and Chicano theaters of the United States, and surveys its history from the pre-Columbian period to the present. Sections cover individual Latin American countries. Each section features alphabetically arranged entries for playwrights, independent theaters, and cultural movements.||The volume begins with an overview of the development of theater in Latin Am.
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