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Writing the Warrior: A Latina Writes Latinas

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Title: Writing the Warrior: A Latina Writes Latinas
Author: Crespin, Patricia S.
Advisor(s): Herrera, Brian E.
Committee Member(s): Linnell, James.
Avila, Elaine
Chavez, Karma
Department: Department of Theatre and Dance
Subject(s): Latina
Warrior
Degree Level: Doctoral
Abstract: This paper discusses the relationship between Latina writer and her warrior woman character on the stage. It defines the warrior woman from an extrapolated viewpoint and it reveals the motivations behind the inspiration to create a Latina woman who has many distinct attributes and nuances. It investigates the idea of a silent warrior and a vixen/victim warrior and how she comes to the stage through the mind of the writer and challenges the idea that even writer’s who are aware of the stereotypical identities given to Latina women, use these distinctive identities for the sake of drama.
Graduation Date: May 2009
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1928/9340

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