A major point of ambiguity in the essay on ethnic theater, namely the inexact, overly-generalized application of the term ethnic, unwittingly perpetuates a widespread misconception about immigrant groups and unfortunately weakens valuable observations on immigrant culture. The study reinforces the tendency to perceive groups other than one's own as homogeneous and undifferentiated.
Critique [of The Roles of Ethnic Theater in Immigrant Communities in the United States 1850-1930]
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Zora Devrnja Zimmerman; Critique [of The Roles of Ethnic Theater in Immigrant Communities in the United States 1850-1930]. Explorations in Ethnic Studies 1 January 1981; 4 (1): 45–47. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/ees.1918.104.22.168
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