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Early Works: Actos / Bernabe / Pensamiento Serpentino

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Drama. EARLY WORKS: ACTOS, BERNABE AND PENSAMIENTO SERPENTINE is three books in one: 1) a collection of one act plays by Valdez and the famous farmworker theater, El Teatro Campesino, 2) one of the first fully realized, full-length plays by Valdez alone, and 3) an original narrative poem by Luis Valdez. In the first part are collected the original, improvised works of El T

Paperback, 199 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by Arte Publico Press
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Just read "Soldado razo," but it reminded me that I need to read a lot more of him. And Arizona definitely needs some new teatro campesino contra HB2881.
Apr 03, 2014 Laura rated it 4 of 5 stars
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Luis Valdez is an imaginative playwright who does not lose sight of his audience and pueblo - he writes in order to be understood by not only the educated and in power, but those in the lower classes who are often uneducated and poor. The plays in this book cover a variety of themes and figures important to Mexican-Americans during the 60's; the patrones or bosses who sometimes seem benevolent and other times the devil, the different stereotypes and/or niches that the young Mexican-american peop ...more
this book was written by luis valdez and he writes the scripts of his teatros. his stories are fun to act out and are creative. for example the story about la muerte(death) which is about a young man that goes to war and when he comes home he gets a feeling someone is after him, but who? yes death is after him. find out what happens to him.
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Luis Valdez is an American playwright, writer and film director.

He is regarded as the father of Chicano theater in the United States.
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