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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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.

Finding libraries that hold this item Write a review Rate this item: Coser y Cantar is really one long bilingual monologue between a Latina named “Ella” and her Anglo inner self “She”, who are two halves of the same person. The E-mail message field is required.

Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Therefore, “the two cultures achieve a balance that makes it difficult to determine which is the dominant and which is the subordinate culture” Life on the Hyphen 6. This is a clear political message against the mainstream assimilationist tendencies that Prida artfully manages to convey through this play which is a representation of the personal experience of any U.

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Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers. Citations are based on reference standards. Search WorldCat Find items in libraries near you. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a coesr and share your thoughts with other readers. It appears your browser does not have it turned on. Written, adapted for radio, and directed by Dolores Prida, and performed by Elizabeth Pena. Please enter the message. Preservation services provided by George Blood Audio and Video. 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 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.

Cancel Forgot your password? Coser y Cantar will only be totally understood by those, who like the protagonist, live with relative ease in similar worlds. Produced by Adina Back and Felipe Gorostiza.

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Spanish View all editions and formats Rating: By airing, not with existential despair but always humorously, some of the main problems any hybrid Latina has to face in everyday life double identity, assimilation, struggle for self-definition, alienation and loneliness among many othersPrida clearly arises as a spokesperson and the conscience of many Latinos living in similar situations to those portrayed in her play.

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Would you also like to submit a review for this item? In Coser y Cantar one of her most acclaimed playsPrida wittily brings to the stage the biculturalism and subsequently, bilingualism in which millions of U.

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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 parts of the consciousness of any bicultural and therefore, hybrid Latina.

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They are the cultural sides of a personality: Thus, thanks to “She”, “Ella” does not to feel completely alienated in a foreign world. American literature — Hispanic American authors. Therefore, “it is evident from this description that both characters function as ethnic stereotypes” Sandoval