Heroes And Saints Other Plays

Author: Cherríe Moraga
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Heroes and Saints & Other Plays is Chicana playwright Cherrí¬e Moraga's premiere collection of theatre. Included are: Shadow of a Man, winner of the 1990 Fund for New American Plays Award; Heroes and Saints, winner of the Dramalogue, the PEN West, and the Critics Circle awards, as well as the Will Glickman Prize for Best Play of 1992; and Giving Up the Ghost, first published by West End Press in 1986, and now presented here in its revised stage version.

The Wounded Heart

Author: Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292785496
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In her work as poet, essayist, editor, dramatist, and public intellectual, Chicana lesbian writer Cherríe Moraga has been extremely influential in current debates on culture and identity as an ongoing, open-ended process. Analyzing the "in-between" spaces in Moraga's writing where race, gender, class, and sexuality intermingle, this first book-length study of Moraga's work focuses on her writing of the body and related material practices of sex, desire, and pleasure. Yvonne Yarbro-Bejarano divides the book into three sections, which analyze Moraga's writing of the body, her dramaturgy in the context of both dominant and alternative Western theatrical traditions, and her writing of identities and racialized desire. Through close textual readings of Loving in the War Years, Giving Up the Ghost, Shadow of a Man, Heroes and Saints, The Last Generation, and Waiting in the Wings, Yarbro-Bejarano contributes to the development of a language to talk about sexuality as potentially empowering, the place of desire within politics, and the intricate workings of racialized desire.

Zoot Suit Other Plays

Author: Luis Valdez
Publisher: Arte Publico Press
ISBN: 9781611923414
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The Way Of Water

Author: Caridad Svich
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1365273784
Size: 78.87 MB
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THE WAY OF WATER is a play by Caridad Svich that pits the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico next to the lives of those affected by it. It's a story about four people making do as best they can, living their lives, and trying to stay afloat in the land of many compromised dreams, as the devastation of a health and environmental crisis scandal in the US Gulf is played out on a human scale. It's a play about poverty in America, rumors and truth, what is said and what gets written, and the quest for an honorable life. This edition of the play coincided with Welsh Fargo Stage Company's presentation of the play as part of its 2013 On the Edge Ian Rowlands season in Wales, UK.

Chicano Drama

Author: Jorge Huerta
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521778176
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An accessible introduction for students and theatregoers of Chicano theatre, first published in 2000.

Our Lady Of The Tortilla

Author: Luis Santeiro
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
ISBN: 9780822208693
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THE STORY: The Cruz family is volatile even in the best of times. On this particular day, Nelson, the youngest son, enters the house in a panic to hide the more obvious religious relics from the sight of his gringo girlfriend, who is visiting for