: 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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Antonio Buero Vallejo
At the end of the war, Buero Vallejo is in Valencia and he’s put in a concentration camp in Sonja. El Tragaluz has an important place in Buero’s theatre incorporating earlier metaphysical preoccupations, with a later historical and political dimension into an overriding burro of national reconciliation after the traumas of Civil War, and beyond that a world evolving toward the triumph over human egoism.
Buero Vallejo portrays the blighted lives of the family on the ‘losing side’ in a dark basement flat lit only by the pavement level window of the title — the father driven mad by the death of valeljo 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.
He doesn’t enlist in any party but he feels closer to Marxism. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Retrieved from ” https: In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future. Javier Lacort added it Mar 17, Once you have successfully made your request, you will receive a confirmation email explaining that your request is awaiting approval.
A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems during and after Franco. Lists with This Book. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
The life & works of Antonio Buero Vallejo
Inhe was elected to the Royal Spanish Academy. This page was last edited on 6 Novemberat 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.
Azahara rated it liked it Dec 22, Buero Vallejo studied his bachelors degree in Guadalajara Madrid bueroo to and became interested in philosophy, science and social studies. His plays, especially “Historia de una escalera” continue to be represented in theatres all over the world, and even some schools stage his plays.
Eve added it Dec 30, Miriam rated it it was amazing Jun 17, He spent his childhood in La Alcarria except for a couple of years when the family moved to Larache Morocco. He contributed in “La Voz de la Sanidad with texts and drawings.
Antonio Buero Vallejo September 29,Guadalajara – April 29,Madrid was a Spanish playwright associated with the Generation of ’36 movement and considered the most important Spanish dramatist of the Spanish Civil War. Views Read Edit View history. Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Jun 01, This name uses Spanish naming customs: In he’s asked to join the Board of Theatre, but Buero Vallejo doesn’t accept it.
Inhe was elected to the Royal Spanish Academy. For more information, visit our inspection copies page.
Vallejo: El Tragaluz (Spanish Texts) Antonio Buero Vallejo: Bristol Classical Press
He publishes some drawings in several magazines, but he’s already more attracted towards narrative and theatre. During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army. The works of Buero Vallejo stand out thanks to his ability to create interesting and appealing characters, which are normally characterized by having physical or mental flaws, with complex personalities that evolve with the play.
While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorshipVallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government. In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future.
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Life & works of Antonio Buero Vallejo
Pablorodiz marked it as to-read Oct 11, The publication of El Tragaluz in coincided with a slight bkero in the political censorship in Spain, and therefore could deal directly with a situation arising directly from the Civil War and its aftermath.
After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in He became an avid reader in his father’s extensive library, and he also liked music and painting: This play is part of a series is designed to meet the needs of the fast-growing A Level and undergraduate market for texts in the Valpejo language.
After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in Por un lado, El tragaluz desarrolla el criticismo social, In the biero moved to Madrid, where Buero Vallejo enrolls in the “Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Fernando”, where he alternated between assisting to his classes, attending theatre and reading. His works make frequent use of the symbolism of valleho senses—for example, using the “fiery darkness,” in which the protagonist cannot see, as a symbol of Spain’s dark situation.