This primary anthology in English committed completely to Spanish-American girls playwrights contains 8 performs by way of award-winning authors who've obtained nationwide and overseas acclaim. whereas those playwrights articulate matters just like these in their male counterparts-social injustice, the query of id, the position of artwork, the ability of writing-their feminist views supply a clean view of Spanish the United States by way of demanding conventional male representations of ladies. whereas the performs humorously exhibit the cultural and social politics of every kingdom, additionally they research heavily the absurdities of way of life. The playwrights contain Isidora Aguirre (Chile), Sabina Berman (Mexico), Myrna Casas (Puerto Rico), Teresa Marichal (Puerto Rico), Diana Raznovich (Argentina), Mariela Romero (Venezuela), Beatriz Seibel (Argentina), and Maruxa Vilalta (Mexico).

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