Raíces: COSER Y CANTAR by Dolores Prida. Four Different Latino Playwrights, Full Casts Of Local Latino Actors Our Stories Shared With. Coser y cantar. Front Cover. Dolores Prida Bibliographic information. QR code for Coser y cantar. Title, Coser y cantar. Latino literature. Author, Dolores Prida. PERFORMANCE: COSER Y CANTAR BY DOLORES PRIDA. Public. · Hosted by Department of World Languages at Queens University of Charlotte. Interested.

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With Coser y Cantar, Prida has successfully captured in theatrical form that unique and complex reality of living on the hyphen neither here nor there but simultaneously in both culturesa situation in which millions of Latinos live.

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As the playwright warns us, the “play must never be represented in one language” 49 because its main point is, precisely, to show the simultaneous presence of both cultures without the superiority of one above the other, that is, hybridity.

The objects they own the props caantar been thoughtfully introduced by the playwright so as to function as evident embodiments of their cultures. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Permissions, licensing requests, and all other inquiries should be directed in writing to: Florida International University, As has been proved throughout this paper, Coser y Cantar is a clear example of what happens to an immigrant who refuses to renounce the native culture and mother tongue in favour of the Anglo ones dolorss at all costs to keep attached to the cultural heritage of the place of origin so as not to feel alienated in a foreign t.


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Consequently, both halves come to the realization that it is necessary to stay together in order to survive in the outside world: You may send this item to up to five recipients. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

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Pirda already recently cantsr this item. Finding libraries that hold this item It appears your browser does not have it turned on. Throughout the play, the two halves continually bicker, each trying to assume total control trying to impose their views about food, music and moral principles on the other.

The Pacifica Radio Archives will honor all takedown requests in compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and other applicable intellectual copyright laws. Together with that, this paper will also analyze how Prida aims with these plays at the denouncement and criticism of assimilationist tendencies imposed by the mainstream and accordingly, vindicates the duality of the Latino bilingual and bicultural being, clearly revealing her anti-assimilationist message. The play begins with the apartment in which prixa and “She” live divided into “two coswr territories, one for each character” Sandoval that represent the two different cultural parts of the consciousness of any bicultural and therefore, hybrid Latina.

Thus, with this game a new bicultural and bilingual fluency very familiar for people in similar situations is created. As has been proved, the text moves as if it were a ping-pong ball jumping from one part of the stage to another constantly switching language and culture with its corresponding polarizing effect that creates hybridity.


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Preservation services provided by George Blood Audio and Video. Latinos live mixing it with high doses of humour, popular culture, criticism and even sarcasm and thus, successfully capturing in theatrical form that unique and complex reality of a culturally hybrid Latina living on the hyphen.

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In order to make her political message against acculturation reach the audience, Prida wittily mixes her drama with Latino popular culture what Latinos like most so that her plays appeal to a larger audience, who can identify with the characters and situations they see on stage.

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