Codifying the National Self: Spectators, Actors, and the American Dramatic Text

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Codifying the National Self: Spectators, Actors, and the American Dramatic Text

Codifying the National Self: Spectators, Actors, and the American Dramatic Text (Dramaturgies. Texts, Cultures and Performances, Book 17) by Barbara Ozieblo and Maria Dolores Narbona-Carrion
English | 2006 | ISBN: 0820466735 | 327 pages | PDF | 1,5 MB

The theatre has always been the site of visionary hopes for a reformed national future and a space for propagating ideas, both cultural and political. The essays in this volume address the concepts of 'Americanness' and the perceptions of the 'alien' - as dealt with in the work of Anna Cora Mowatt to Nilo Cruz.