“No conoces el precio de las palabras”: Language and Meaning in Usigli’s El gesticulador. Catherine Larson. El gesticulador is a play about politics and. Get this from a library! El gesticulador. [Rodolfo Usigli]. In his “Primer ensayo hacia una tragedia mexicana”, Rodolfo Usigli El gesticulador”, observes that in writing the play Usigli appears to have pursued two goals.

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Spanish View all editions and formats Rating: I also like how Usigli developed Cesar by introducing his family and their frustration with him on an intimate level.

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I also enjoyed the diction: Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Preview — El gesticulador by Rodolfo Usigli. Finding libraries that hold this item Feb 04, Evelyn rated it liked it.

The play was daring for its time in that it used the true language of contemporary politics, a first for Mexican literature. Feb 03, Mary Frantz rated it liked it.


Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: It is well written and an easy read, but Gesticulwdor expected more from the ending. View all 7 comments.

Rodolfo Usigli Find more information about: Published January 1st by Ediciones Catedra S. This page was last edited on 2 Octoberat Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Linked Data More info about Linked Data. Un ciudadano del Teatro. Although I enjoyed reading e book, I do not think that I would choose to read it again; however, that being said, I think it presents the revolution from an interesting perspective of identity and one’s possession of one’s usgili versus one’s nation.

But I would argue that there are in fact three. Please create a new list with a new name; move some items to a new or existing list; or delete some items.

Rubio loses himself in his new identity, viewing it as an opportunity to renew the promise of the Revolution. Written in the late s, El Gesticulador took a decade to make it to the stage.

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In their conversation, each attempts to blackmail the other. The work thus became the only play in Mexican history to be censored by the government. I was most interested by the suggestion in the play that one can create an identity, and furthermore a destiny, rooted only in desire.


Although the actual language is relatively easy to understand and the themes of appearances and self-identification are overtly emphasized, I consider this play to be a wonderful insight into usiglii mind of artists during the early to mid twentieth century.

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You already recently rated this item. Your rating has been recorded. One thing that stuck out to me was how Usigli addressed the idea of the Mexican “mask. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format.

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