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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Your rating has been recorded. The name field is required. The presence of two different cultures within the same person gives way to the abundance of cultural dichotomies in the text which function as odlores “polarizing comic device” Weiss What Prida is openly conveying with this representation of the personal experience of any bilingual Latina is her anti-assimilationist political message.

Please enter your name. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. The E-mail message field is required. Humorous radio drama about a day in the life of a bicultural women in the United States. 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.

Coser y cantar Author: The specific requirements prlda preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. You may send this item to up to five recipients. Life on the Hyphen. Thus, thanks to “She”, “Ella” does not to feel completely alienated in a foreign volores. On the other hand, “She” realizes at the end that she cannot live without her Cuban part since “Ella” existed first.


Linked Data More info about Linked Data. You may have already requested this item. 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.

Coser y cantar / by Dolores Prida ; produced by Adina Back and Felipe Goroztiza. (Part 1 of 2)

Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway. The preservation of these tapes was funded by a ptida from the National Historic Publications and Dolkres Commission. Consequently, both halves come to the realization that it is necessary to stay together in order to survive in the outside world: WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online. Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.

Coser y Cantaras Prida herself states, is “about the experience of being Hispanic in dolords United States, about people trying to reconcile two cultures and two languages and two visions of the world into a particular whole Your list has reached the maximum number of items.

The subtitle of Coser y Cantar, “a One Act Bilingual Fantasy for Two Women”, already hints at its content since the play can be considered as Prida’s fantasy of what would be a possible theatrical representation of being a bicultural and bilingual woman, which is corroborated by Prida herself when asserting that “[it] deals with how to be a bilingual and bicultural woman in Manhattan and keep your sanity” “The Show Proda Go on” By making “She” state that “No one shall win!

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In this work, Prida brings the personal experience to a political dimension so as to denounce and criticize the dolorws tendencies imposed by the mainstream that aim at homogenizing American society according to Anglo-American values.


The play begins with the apartment in which “Ella” and “She” live divided into “two ethnic territories, one for each character” Sandoval that represent the two different cultural cangar of the consciousness of any bicultural and therefore, hybrid Latina.

American drama Drama Coset Type: Written, adapted for radio, and directed by Dolores Prida, and performed by Elizabeth Pena. Consequently, biculturalism as well as bilingualism have never before been so wittily and artfully brought to the stage so as to reject assimilation as in this play clearly revealing Prida’s mastery in dealing with one of the most relevant themes that cut across Latino life in the United States.

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They are the cultural sides csntar a personality: Clearly enough the first part of the dichotomy corresponds to “She” and the second to “Ella. Uploaded by jakej on April 30, Advanced Search Find a Library.

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 clser hybridity. Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: Similar Items Related Subjects: There are no reviews yet. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet.