José, can you see? : Latinos on and off Broadway /

"In-depth study of Latino representations and images in theater deconstructs ethnic, racial, gender, and sexual stereotypes ingrained in dominant American ideologies. Also recognizes Latino contributions to the stage"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

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Main Author: Sandoval-Sánchez, Alberto.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Madison : The University of Wisconsin Press, c1999.
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Main Author:Sandoval-Sánchez, Alberto.
Summary:"In-depth study of Latino representations and images in theater deconstructs ethnic, racial, gender, and sexual stereotypes ingrained in dominant American ideologies. Also recognizes Latino contributions to the stage"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

Sandoval-Sanchez shines his spotlight on the representation and stereotyping of Latinos on stage. In act one he scans the way they are typecast on Broadway and in popular culture, in act two he offers a fresh perspective on how they represent themselves in their own theatrical productions.

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Physical Description:x, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (233-258) and index.
ISBN:0299162001 (cloth : alk. paper)
0299162044 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Author Notes:

Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez is professor of Spanish at Mount Holyoke College and author of Nueva York Tras Bastidores/New York Backstage , a bilingual book of poetry.

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