Tragic Impostures: Greek tragedy and pre-Hispanic myth in the theatre of Rodolfo Usigli and Salvador Novo
in Classical Receptions Journal
June 2016; p ublished online May 2015 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Classical Reception; Theory, Methods, and Historiography; Intellectual History; Literature. 12293 words.
Rodolfo Usigli and Salvador Novo attempted to create an analogous tradition to Greek tragedy in contemporary Mexican theatre, one that took its plots from the pre-Hispanic myths of the...
in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance
January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 155 words.
Mexican writer, author of some 40 plays. Self-proclaimed father of the modern stage, he championed a
in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance
January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 233 words.
Mexican playwright. Self-proclaimed father of the modern Mexican stage, he championed a national theatre that would hold
in History of Infamy
April 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13256 words.
This chapter looks closely at a few authors who explored the possibilities of crime fiction to reflect on the problem of truth and on homicide as a form of aesthetic creation. These authors...
in The Oxford Handbook of Greek Drama in the Americas
October 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .
Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Classical Reception. 9989 words.
Greek tragedy has often been a point of departure in Mexico for discussing the state of the national theater. This chapter explores how the ancient genre has been associated with innovation...