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Encyclopedia of Latin American theater

Author: Eladio Cortés; Mirta Barrea-Marlys
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Biography
Wörterbuch (Fachlexikon)
Biographies
Biography Encyclopedias
Named Person: Drama; Wörterbuch
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eladio Cortés; Mirta Barrea-Marlys
ISBN: 0313290415 9780313290411
OCLC Number: 52348841
Description: xxxi, 514 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Overview of Latin American theater. --
Argentina. --
Bolivia. --
Brazil. --
Chicano. --
Chile. --
Columbia. --
Costa Rica. --
Cuba. --
Dominican Republic. --
El Ecuador. --
El Salvador. --
Guatemala. --
Honduras. --
Mexico. --
Nicaragua. --
Nuyorican. --
Panama. --
Paraguay. --
Peru. --
Puerto Rico. --
Uruguay. --
Venezuela.
Responsibility: edited by Eladio Cortés and Mirta Barrea-Marlys.
Local System Bib Number:
1319407

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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.  Read more...
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"The editors cover 20 Latin American countries as well as Chicano and Nuyorican theater. They begin with a historical overview of the development of theater in Latin America, then present each Read more...

 
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