: Vallejo: El Tragaluz (Spanish Texts) (): Antonio Buero Vallejo, Buero Vallejo, John Lyon: Books. Antonio Buero Vallejo (September 29, , Guadalajara – April 29, , Madrid) was a (); El concierto de San Ovidio (“The concert at Saint-Ovide Fair”) (); Aventura en lo gris (); El tragaluz (“The basement window”) ( ). Antonio Buero Vallejo is considered to be the best playwright of the 20th century. In “El tragaluz”, Buero Vallejo subtly denounces the problems with the.
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Roser Blasco added it Aug 12, He publishes some drawings in several magazines, but he’s already more attracted towards narrative and theatre. While other authors valleko Spain to escape Franco’s censorshipVallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government. Bloche rated it really liked it Mar 29, This work presented a graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo as one of the foremost authors in Spain.
During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army. Refresh and try again. Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11; Chrome latest version, as it auto updates ; Firefox latest version, as it auto updates ; and Safari latest version, as it auto updates.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Buero Vallejo portrays the blighted lives of the family on the buro side’ in a dark basement flat lit only by the pavement level window of the title — the father driven mad by the death of his baby daughter from starvation immediately after the war; two brothers who react in contrasting ways to their family circumstances and the social changes of post-war Spain.
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El concierto de San Ovidio / El tragaluz
He contributed in “La Voz de la Sanidad with texts and drawings. Want to Read saving…. Trivia About El concierto de S He became an avid reader in his father’s extensive library, and he also liked music tragakuz painting: After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in Miriam rated it it was amazing Jun 17, In tragaaluz releases “El tragalauz”, the first play released under the dictatorship that spoke openly about the Spanish Civil War.
After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in In he’s asked to join the Board of Theatre, but Buero Vallejo doesn’t accept it. In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future. In the 70s he manages to release some of his plays in spite of the censorshipand he also stages “Las Meninas”, his biggest success after “Historia de una escalera”.
Eve added it Dec 30, During his career he won three National Theater Prizes inanda National Theater Prize for all his career inthe National Literature Prize inand the Miguel de Cervantes PrizeSpain’s highest literary honour, in Inhe was elected to the Royal Spanish Academy.
In he was called up and joined an infantry battalion. Views Read Edit View history. His works make frequent use of the symbolism of the senses—for example, using the “fiery darkness,” in which the protagonist cannot see, as a symbol of Spain’s dark situation. The play was staged in Madrid inwith great success among the audience and the critics.
Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. Eirene rated it really liked it Aug 01, Por un lado, El tragaluz desarrolla el criticismo social, His plays, especially “Historia de una escalera” continue to be represented in theatres all over the world, and even some schools stage his plays.
This work presented a graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo as one of the foremost authors in Spain. Kelsey marked it as to-read Feb 18, Jay rated it really liked it Jan 25, The publication of El Tragaluz in coincided with a slight relaxation in the political censorship in Spain, and therefore could deal directly with a situation arising directly from the Civil War and its aftermath.
Buero Vallejo studied his bachelors degree in Trafaluz Madrid from to and became interested in philosophy, science and social studies. His father often took him to the theatre and when he was 9 he started directing his own plays in a miniature theatre. A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems during and after Franco. At the end of the war, Buero Vallejo is in Valencia and he’s put in a concentration camp in Sonja.
Nick marked it as to-read Feb 18, Antonio Buero Vallejo is considered to be the best play writer of the 20th century. Azahara rated it liked it Dec 22, Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Jun 01, For more information, visit our inspection copies page.
Buero, however, transcends the specific setting by having his audience view the action by having his audience view the action through the eyes of two researchers buego a future generation, as if it were a reconstruction of events from a very remote past. On approval, you will either be sent the print copy of the book, or you will receive a further email containing the link to allow valejo to download your eBook.
The life & works of Antonio Buero Vallejo
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. A few days later he’s allowed to return home with the promise he’ll present himself to the local authorities, which he doesn’t do. During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army. Open Preview See a Problem? Retrieved from ” https: In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future.