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El teatro centroamericano en los debates sociales y estéticos de la modernidad

Abstract : During his Parisian experience (1924-1933), Miguel Angel Asturias wrote one of the pioneering theoretical essays on the way to be undertaken by the Latin American theater: “Reflexiones sobre la posibilidad de un teatro americano de inspiración indígena” (1930). In that essay, he proposed strategies to articulate the American Indian cultural roots and modernity in American theatricality. Works such as Rayito de Estrella or Kukulkán, serpiente-envuelta-en-plumas are paradigmatic examples of his conceptions. In the first half of the twentieth century other proposals have been performed (Carlos Solórzano, Manuel Galich, Miguel Marsicovétere y Durán, Rogelio Sinán, the theater of the Vanguard Movement in Nicaragua), seeking ways to debate and question the authoritarian schemes and the aesthetic canons. In this paper we analyze some of these dramatic proposals and their meanings that have emerged in the first half of the twentieth century, as scenic areas of discussion of modernity.
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Dante Barrientos Tecun. El teatro centroamericano en los debates sociales y estéticos de la modernidad. Centroamericana, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italia, 2016, Políticas y estéticas de la modernidad en Centroamérica, pp.11-25. ⟨hal-01480578⟩



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