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Title Living Quixote : performative activism in contemporary Brazil and the Americas / Rogelio Miñana.
Imprint Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2020.
©2019 by Vanderbilt University Press


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Series Performing Latin American and Caribbean identities ; Book 2
Performing Latin American and Caribbean identities.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de, 1547-1616. Don Quixote -- Adaptations.
Don Quixote (Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel de)
Theater and society -- America.
Social problems -- America.
Contents 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.
Summary "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.
Other Title Print version: Miñana, Rogelio, 1972- Living Quixote. Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2020 9780826522689