Myth, Gender and Enterprise: Three Foundational Images of Costa Rican Contemporary Drama

This article describes three fragmentary images on the origin of the Costa Rican drama from a contemporary point of view. Through these images it is shown that the Costa Rican theater lacks a native mythology, that female production comes late in its history, and that the Costa Rican theater emerges...

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Autor Principal: Lázaro Girón, Luis
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: IIArte, Universidad de Costa Rica. 2014
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/escena/article/view/17442
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/19739
Sumario: This article describes three fragmentary images on the origin of the Costa Rican drama from a contemporary point of view. Through these images it is shown that the Costa Rican theater lacks a native mythology, that female production comes late in its history, and that the Costa Rican theater emerges more as a political  and a entertainment necessity, than in relation to the development of the national dramatic literature.