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America Dreaming And Other Plays


Author : Chiori Miyagawa
language : en
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release Date : 2012-05-01


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AMERICA DREAMING is a collection of distinctive plays by playwright Chiori Miyagawa with an introduction by dramaurge Emily Morse that illuminates a unique theatrical vision of how America dreams itself anew.

Dream Hoarders


Author : Richard V. Reeves
language : en
Publisher: Brookings Institution Press
Release Date : 2018-06-12


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Dream Hoarders sparked a national conversation on the dangerous separation between the upper middle class and everyone else. Now in paperback and newly updated for the age of Trump, Brookings Institution senior fellow Richard Reeves is continuing to challenge the class system in America. In America, everyone knows that the top 1 percent are the villains. The rest of us, the 99 percent—we are the good guys. Not so, argues Reeves. The real class divide is not between the upper class and the upper middle class: it is between the upper middle class and everyone else. The separation of the upper middle class from everyone else is both economic and social, and the practice of “opportunity hoarding”—gaining exclusive access to scarce resources—is especially prevalent among parents who want to perpetuate privilege to the benefit of their children. While many families believe this is just good parenting, it is actually hurting others by reducing their chances of securing these opportunities. There is a glass floor created for each affluent child helped by his or her wealthy, stable family. That glass floor is a glass ceiling for another child. Throughout Dream Hoarders, Reeves explores the creation and perpetuation of opportunity hoarding, and what should be done to stop it, including controversial solutions such as ending legacy admissions to school. He offers specific steps toward reducing inequality and asks the upper middle class to pay for it. Convinced of their merit, members of the upper middle class believes they are entitled to those tax breaks and hoarded opportunities. After all, they aren’t the 1 percent. The national obsession with the super rich allows the upper middle class to convince themselves that they are just like the rest of America. In Dream Hoarders, Reeves argues that in many ways, they are worse, and that changes in policy and social conscience are the only way to fix the broken system.


Author : Френсис Фицджеральд
language : ru
Publisher: Litres
Release Date : 2017-09-05


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Фрэнсис Скотт Фицджеральд (1896–1940) – американский писатель и сценарист, классик американской литературы.Предлагаемый читателям психологический роман «Великий Гэтсби» (1925) нравственно развенчивает безоглядное восприятие «американской мечты» – идеи социального преуспеяния личности.Неадаптированный текст на языке оригинала снабжен постраничным комментарием и словарем.

El Grito Del Bronx And Other Plays


Author : Migdalia Cruz
language : en
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release Date : 2010


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EL GRITO DEL BRONX & OTHER PLAYS collects for the first time three plays and one song-poem by celebrated Nuyorican poet-playwright Migdalia Cruz. With an introduction by eminent Latino scholar Alberto Sandoval-Sanchez and afterword by theatre scholar Priscilla Page, this is an invaluable addition to the field of US Latina/o drama and all of American theatre.

Orpheus X And Other Plays


Author : Rinde Eckert
language : en
Publisher: Lulu.com
Release Date : 2013-06


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Four plays for music-theatre and performance by accomplished multi-disciplinary playwright-poet-lyricist-composer-storyteller Rinde Eckert. This volume includes his Pulitzer Prize nominated play ORPHEUS X as well as the plays HORIZON, AND GOD CREATED GREAT WHALES and THE GARDENING OF THOMAS D. With an introduction by scholar Jonathan Chambers, this is an exciting and daring collection by an eminent experimental theatre artist.

Dreaming On A Sunday In The Alameda And Other Plays


Author : Carlos Morton
language : en
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Release Date : 2004


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This innovative collection, featuring three plays by Carlos Morton, spans five centuries of Mexican and Mexican American history. In the tradition of teatro campesino, these plays present provocative revisions of historical events. The first play, La Malinche, challenges the historical record of the tragic clash between Indians and Spaniards. The near-mythical La Malinche, who betrayed her country for love of Hernan Cortez but was then betrayed by him, is freed from the bonds of history to have her vengeance. She saves her legacy and destroys the legacy of the conquistador. In the second play, Dreaming on a Sunday in the Alameda, characters from a mural by painter Diego Rivera come to life to depict four centuries of Mexican history. Among these, Frida Kahlo, Rivera’s wife, finally steps out of his shadow as a woman and artist in her own right. Esperanza, a libretto for an opera, tells the story of Mexican miners who labored in twentieth-century Silver City, New Mexico. Based on the classic movie Salt of the Earth, this play deftly portrays the crisis that foretold the rise of the Chicano movement.

America Dreaming


Author : Laban Carrick Hill
language : en
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date : 2009-06-30


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Laban Hill, author of the acclaimed Harlem Stomp, is back with an in-depth exploration of America in the 1960's and the young people who built a new world around them and changed our society significantly. Like Harlem Stomp, America Dreaming is an educational and visual look into a time of energy and influence. Covering subjects such as the civil rights movement, hippie culture, black nationalism, and the feminist movement, Hill paints a sprawling picture of life in the '60's and shows how teenagers were on the forefront of the societal changes that occurred during this grand decade.