Andrade, Elba, and Hilde Cramsie, eds. Dramaturgas latinoamericanas contemporáneas. Madrid: Verbum, 1991. Anthology dedicated to the works and life of Aguirre and six other women playwrights. Contains an analysis of each of the plays reproduced in the volume and the playwrights’ individual responses to a series of questions dealing with their conceptions about theater. In Spanish.
Andrade, Elba, and Walter Fuentes, eds. Teatro y dictadura en Chile. Santiago, Chile: Documentas, 1994. Critical anthology that includes essays about representative authors, including Aguirre, and their plays that were written under the dictatorship of Chilean general Augusto Pinochet. It also includes the testimonies of the playwrights about the history of the Chilean theater during that controversial historical period. In Spanish.
Castedo-Ellerman, Elena. El teatro chileno de mediados del siglo veinte. Santiago, Chile: Andres Bello, 1982. Castedo attempts to characterize the Chilean theater during the 1980’s by categorizing playwrights (including Aguirre) and their works into six groups, which are related to the influence of a particular dramatist such as Henrik Ibsen, Tennessee Williams, and Bertolt Brecht, among others. In Spanish.
Hurtado, María de la Luz. Dramaturgia chilena, 1960-1973. Santiago, Chile: CENECA, 1983. The book offers a critical analysis of the theater written in Chile between 1960 and 1973. It focuses on plays and authors, including Aguirre, who depict in their works the social problems of the decade and suggest political solutions. In Spanish.
Piga, Domingo, and Orlando Rodríguez. Teatro chileno del siglo veinte. Santiago, Chile: Lathrop, 1964. Comprehensive overview of the development of the Chilean theater from 1900 to 1964. Authors such as Isidora Aguirre, Luis Alberto Heiremans, Alejandro Sieveking, and Egon Wolff are recognized as the most important playwrights of the decade of the 1960’s for their role as renovators. In Spanish.
Salas, Teresa Cajiao, and Margarita Vargas, eds. Women Writing Women: An Anthology of Spanish-American Theater of the 1980’s. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1997. The first anthology in English dedicated exclusively to Spanish American women playwrights, including Aguirre. Includes eight plays by award-winning authors who have received national and international acclaim.