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"This bilingual edition of Zoot Suit combines the original English-language version with the first-ever Spanish translation of the critically acclaimed play by Luis Valdez, a work that cracked open the depiction of Chicanos on the stage, challenging viewers to revisit a troubled moment in our nation's history. From the moment the myth-infused character of El Pachuco burst onto the stage, literally cutting his way through the drop curtain with a switchblade, Luis Valdez spurred a revolution in Chicano theater." "Focusing on the events surrounding the Sleepy Lagoon Murder Trial of 1942 and the ensuing Zoot Suit Riots that turned Los Angeles into a bloody war zone, this is a gritty and vivid depiction of the horrifying violence and racism suffered by young Mexican Americans on the home front during World War II. Valdez's cadre of young urban characters struggle with the stereotypes and generalizations of America's dominant culture, the questions of assimilation and patriotism, and a desire to rebel against the mainstream pressures that threaten to wipe them out." "Experimenting with brash forms of narration, pop culture of the war era, and complex characterizations, this quintessential exploration of the Mexican-American experience in the United States during the 1940s was the first, and only, Chicano play to open on Broadway."--BOOK JACKET.
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Grouping Title zoot suit
Grouping Author valdez luis
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auth_author2 Candelaria, Xochiquetzal., Guarna, Raymond., Itzin, Gregory., Loewenberg, Susan Albert., Martinez, Alma., Ochoa, Edna, 1958-, Valdez, Daniel, 1949-, Valdez, Kinan.
author Valdez, Luis.
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display_description Based on actual events involving, Zoot Suit unfolds the story of Mexican-American Henry Reyna, who is found guilty of the Sleepy Lagoon murder, a crime he did not commit. Director Luis Valdez retells Reyna's case in epically dramatic fashion, highlighting the racial bigotry and conflict and mixing in traditional Latino music.
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primary_isbn 9781558854390
publishDate 1992, 2014
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subject_facet Electronic books, Historical drama, Materiales en español -- Bilingüe, Mexican Americans -- California -- Drama, Mexican Americans -- Drama, Mexicano-americanos -- Teatro, Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, Calif., 1942-1943 -- Drama, Spanish language materials -- Bilingual, Young adult literature
title_display Zoot suit
title_full Zoot suit / by Luis Valdez ; with an introduction by Jorge Huerta ; translated into Spanish by Edna Ochoa, Zoot suit [electronic resource] / Luis Valdez ; with an introduction by Jorge Huerta ; translated into Spanish by Edna Ochoa, Zoot suit [electronic resource] Valdez, Luis.
title_short Zoot suit
topic_facet Bilingual, Bilingüe, Mexican Americans, Sleepy Lagoon Trial, Los Angeles, Calif., 1942-1943