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Rodolfo Usigli

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1905–79)

Mexican writer, author of some 40 plays. Self-proclaimed father of the modern stage, he championed a theatre that would hold up a mirror to Mexico's social and political...

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Rodolfo Usigli

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre.

(1905–79)

Mexican writer, author of some 40 plays. Self-proclaimed father of the modern stage, he championed a theatre that would hold up a mirror to Mexico's social and political...

See overview in Oxford Index

Tragic Impostures: Greek tragedy and pre-Hispanic myth in the theatre of Rodolfo Usigli and Salvador Novo

Francisco Barrenechea.

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...

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Usigli, Rodolfo (1905–79)

in The Oxford Companion to Theatre and Performance

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 155 words.

(1905–79)

Mexican writer, author of some 40 plays. Self-proclaimed father of the modern stage, he championed a

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Usigli, Rodolfo (1905–79)

Kirsten Nigro.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Theatre and Performance

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre. 233 words.

(1905–79)

Mexican playwright. Self-proclaimed father of the modern Mexican stage, he championed a national theatre that would hold

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Our Models of Dread

Pablo Piccato.

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...

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Greek Tragedy in Mexico

Francisco Barrenechea.

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...

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