The Cultural Politics of Twentieth-Century Spanish Theater: by Carey Kasten

By Carey Kasten

The Cultural Politics of Twentieth-Century Spanish Theater argues that twentieth-century artists used the Golden Age Eucharist performs referred to as autos sacramentales to think again the way in which politics and the humanities engage within the Spanish nation’s earlier and current, and to posit new principles for destiny relatives among the kingdom and the nationwide tradition undefined. The booklet lines the phenomenon of the twentieth-century auto to teach how theater practitioners revisited this nationwide style to appear assorted, sometimes opposing, ideological and aesthetic agendas. It follows the auto from the avant-garde stagings and rewritings of the shape within the early 20th century, to the Francoist productions by means of the Teatro Nacional de los angeles Falange, to postmodern parodies of the shape within the period following Franco’s dying to illustrate how twentieth-century Spanish dramatists use the auto of their reassessment of the nation’s political and creative previous, and as a manner of envisioning its future.

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