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By using the blindness metaphore Buero Vallejo asks himself what makes us human, what despair is, who we are, but doesn’t answer these questions so easily.

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The play centers around Ignacio, who is admitted to an institute for the blind, managed by Don Pablo. In the author’s own words his play “aims to set down within a realistic framework, so necessary to the theatre, a nucleus of problems and passions involving man in general, and not blind people in particular. Arley rated it really liked it Dec 23, This translation had its first staging at the University of Missouri in October I didn’t do it.

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Does one need vision to have true sight? One of Buero Vallejo’s stage effects in this play is the darkening of the theater during a crucial conversation between Ignacio and Carlos to simulate for the audience the experience of blindness.


This book is basically about valleho meaning of life. Suddenly, Ignacio is brought in by other boys, who lay him on the sofa. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Want to Read saving…. This play was produced shortly after his release and is an interesting historical example for what it represents about this period in Spanish history and what Vallejo was able to sneak by the censors as he continued the artistic subversion that had already landed him in jail once.

What is the difference between being alive and actually living? When is life not worth living anymore? Oscurldad film of the same name was produced in Tense, engaging, uncomfortable at times, and with great dramatic timing and flow.

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Carlos is rightfully suspicious of the friendship between his girlfriend Juana and Ignacio, who ends up seducing her. Trivia About En la ardiente os Juana feels more compassion for Ignacio than anyone else.

An English translation of the play by Dr. Me gustaron especialmente el primer acto y el final. We readers are abandoned with such questions, not an easy task indeed. Refresh and try again. In the tragedies there is always a sense of hope for the future.


A new history of Spanish literature. Telemachus rated it really liked it Oct 15, Brad rated it liked it May 26, It’s a great play.

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Carlos Gorostiza Foreword by. El resto de la obra, aun que el tema es acertado, se me presenta flojo, cursi e incluso forzado. What do we live for? Published July 10th by Stockcero first published January 2nd Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I didn’t really read the whole thing. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He meets a group of blind people there who appear to be happy, but his sense of dissatisfaction at losing the most marvelous of the senses is contagious and spreads through the group.