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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The presence of two different cultures within the same person gives way to the abundance of cultural dichotomies in the text which function as a “polarizing comic device” Weiss Therefore, “it is evident from this description that both characters function as ethnic stereotypes” Sandoval Humorous radio drama about a day in the life of a bicultural women in the United States.

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Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items. Alexander Street Press, Scanner Internet Archive Python library 1. Clearly enough the first part of the dichotomy corresponds to “She” and the second to “Ella.

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Produced by Adina Back and Felipe Gorostiza. Finding libraries that hold this item Preview this item Preview proda item. 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, vantar 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 Does Go on” The E-mail Address es field is required.

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.

Thus, thanks to “She”, “Ella” does not to feel completely alienated in a foreign world. Thus, with this game a new bicultural and bilingual fluency very familiar for people in similar situations is created.

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You already recently rated this item. American literature — Hispanic American authors. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. The University of Massachusetts Press, Florida International University, With Coser y Cantar, Prida has successfully captured in theatrical form that unique and complex reality of cantxr on the hyphen neither here nor there but simultaneously in both culturesa situation in which millions of Latinos live.


In this work, Prida brings the personal experience to a political dimension so as to denounce and criticize the assimilationist tendencies imposed by the mainstream that doloree at homogenizing American society according to Anglo-American values. Written, adapted for radio, and directed by Dolores Prida, and performed by Elizabeth Pena.

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Coser y Cantar will only be totally understood by those, who like the protagonist, live with relative ease in similar worlds. The preservation of these tapes was funded by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission.

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You may have already requested this item. University of Texas Press, Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Coser y Cantaras Prida herself states, is “about the experience of being Hispanic in the United States, about people trying to reconcile two cultures and pridz languages and two visions of the world into a particular whole