Drama. LGBT Studies. Latino/Latina Studies. DANCING AT FUNERALS: SELECTED PLAYS invites readers to a world of violence, passion, and comedy. Rane creates characters and plots that capture the hard work that is required to understand tenderness.
Rane Ramón Arroyo (November 15, 1954 - May 7, 2010) was an American poet, playwright, and scholar of Puerto Rican descent who wrote numerous books and received many literary awards. He was a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Toledo in Ohio. His work deals extensively with issues of immigration, Latino culture, and homosexuality. Arroyo was openly gay and frequently wrote self-reflexive, autobiographical texts. He was the long-term partner of the American poet Glenn Sheldon. Author City: TOLEDO, OH USA