Latina Performance

9780253212856: Paperback
Release Date: 22nd September 1999

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 248

Series Unnatural Acts: Theorizing the Performative

Indiana University Press

Latina Performance

Traversing the Stage

Paperback / £17.99

Latina Performance is a densely theorized treatment of rich materials." —MultiCultural Review

Arrizón's important book revolves around the complex issues of identity formation and power relations for US women performers of Latin American descent." —Choice

Latina Performance examines the Latina subject whose work as dramatist, actress, theorist, and/or critic further defines the field of theater and performance in the United States. Alicia Arrizón looks at the cultural politics that flows from the intersection of gender, ethnicity, race, class, and sexuality.

Alicia Arrizón is an Assistant Professor at University of California, Riverside. Her writings on theater and performance have been published in The Drama Review: The Journal of Performance Studies, Ollantay: Theater Magazine, and Mester: Literary Journal.