Living Quixote : performative activism in contemporary Brazil and the Americas / Rogelio Miñana.
- Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2020.
- Performing Latin American and Caribbean identities
Performing Latin American and Caribbean identities; Book 2
- Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote -- Adaptations.
Theater and society -- America.
Social problems -- America.
- "Examines contemporary appropriations of Miguel de Cervantes's masterpiece in political and social justice movements in the Americas, particularly in Brazil. The author examines long-term, Quixote-inspired activist efforts at the ground level, offering an applied model for cultural activism or, as he calls it, performative activism"-- Provided by publisher.
- Introduction: Living Quixote in the Americas
Part 1. Transatlantic Quixotes: Brazilian transculturations of Don Quixote
1. "Transforming People Through Art": Transculturating Don Quixote in Brazil
2. American Quixotes: The Afterlife of Don Quixote in the Americas
Part 2. Don Quixote of the streets: The performative approach to Don Quixote in Brazil
3. Don Quixote of the streets: Marginality and metatheater in Brazilian Don Quixote stage adaptations
4. The performative approach: The Brazilian third way of reading Don Quixote
Part 3. Urban Quixotes: Performative activism and citizenship in contemporary Brazil
5. "A Place of Hope": Performing citizenship in contemporary Brazil
6. "Quixotinhos Urbanos": Performative activism and urban transformation in São Paulo
Conclusion: Don Quixote lives on: Performative activism in the Americas.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Other format:
- Online version: Miñana, Rogelio, 1972- Living Quixote
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