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Magic realist plays

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    • found: Work cat.: Rivera, José. Cloud tectonics, ©1997.
    • found: Genzlinger, N. Time stands still, selectively, in "Cloud tectonics", in New York times, July 20, 2006, viewed online Aug. 23, 2018(José Rivera's "Cloud Tectonics"; After Aníbal offers Celestina shelter for the night, it gradually becomes evident that she is from the land of magic realism: she doesn't think of time the way most people do, and time doesn't treat her the way it does others. (For one thing, she has been pregnant for two years.))
    • found: Winer, L. Theater review: Jose Rivera weaves his magical spell in "Cloud tectonics". in Los Angeles times, June 27, 1995, viewed online Aug. 23, 2018(Rivera has successfully mixed two styles in which he previously dabbled, realism and magical realism, to produce a naturalistic play interlaced with symbols and magical occurrences)
    • found: Pixler, J. Some enchanted evening : Goodman's "Cloud tectonics" explores magical realism, in Chicago tribune, Sept. 17, 1995, viewed online Aug. 23, 2018("Cloud Tectonics," a play by Jose Rivera; phenomena are magical realities; idea of magical realism is one of the current Big Deals in theater, but it's really nothing new; definition of magical realism: when extraordinary things happen and they are just accepted by the people in the story as a part of normal life; magical realism defies scientific logic, although there is a certain logic to it; presenting magical realism onstage)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 23, 2018:Category:Plays by genre > Magic realism plays (Magic realism plays: Angels in America; Cloud Tectonics; Florencia en el Amazonas; The Man Who Turned Into A Stick; Orphans (Lyle Kessler play); Prelude to a Kiss (play); Rafts and Dreams; References to Salvador Dalí Make Me Hot; The Story of the Man Who Turned into a Dog)
    • found: Maufort, M. Labyrinth of hybridities, 2010:p. 107 (Rivera's apocalyptic play, Marisol; characteristically magic realist play)
    • found: Film and sexual politics, 2006:p. 217 (Tony Kushner's Broadway hit Angels in America; Kushner's magic-realist play)
    • found: American theatre, v. 5 (1988):p. 73 (Jose Rivera's magic-realist drama The Promise)
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