Contemporary Latina/o Theater: Wrighting Ethnicity


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In Contemporary Latina/o Theater , Jon D. Rossini explores the complex relationship between theater and the creation of ethnicity in an unprecedented examination of six Latina/o playwrights and their works: Miguel Pinero, Luis Valdez, Guillermo Reyes, Octavio Solis, Jose Rivera, and Cherrie Moraga. Rossini exposes how these writers use the genre as a tool to reveal and transform existing preconceptions about their culture. Through "wrighting"--the triplicate process of writing plays, righting misconceptions about ethnic ...

Contemporary Latina/O Theater: Wrighting Ethnicity 2008, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809328307

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