Jessica Hagedorn has transformed her bestselling novel about the Philippines during the reign of Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos into an equally powerful theatrical piece that is a multi-layered tour de force. As Harold Bloom writes, "Hagedorn expresses the conflicts experienced by Asian immigrants caught between cultures . . . she takes aim at racism in the U.S. and develops in her dramas the themes ...
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: Theatre Communications Group (December 1, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 5.4 x 0.3 x 8.4 inches
Amazon Rank: 1418464
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“This is an interesting book about the Philippines in the 50's,60's era. It's won the 1990 American Book Award and was a runner up in the National Book Award. It portrayed the human rights abuses of the times, and when reading, one is certainly imme...”
f displacement and the search for belonging."Jessica Hagedorn is a performance artist, poet, novelist and playwright, born and raised in the Philippines. Her novels include Dogeaters (Penguin 1990) which was nominated for a National Book Award and The Gangster of Love (Penguin 1996); a short story collection, Danger and Beauty (City Lights 2002).
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