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Jan 26, Ivan T. One thing that stuck out to me was how Usigli addressed the idea of the Mexican “mask. I read this play for Spanish lit class when I was in college.

Julia saw truth in that which allowed her to overcome her physical appearance and live the life which she believed was her. I enjoyed reading El gesticulador more than I thought I would.

Murderers could pose as heroes, thieves as diplomats and charlatans as founts of wisdom. The revolution destroyed the old order and made room for anyone to be whatever they wanted to be. On the surface, there are two Cesar Rubios. El gesticulador es una de las primeras tragedias hispanoamericanas. I loved this play.

Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican re I was surprised by how much I actually enjoyed reading El gesticulador. Already Usigli introduces themes of doubt, family dispute and tension, and appearances, which is first mentioned by Miguel, Rubio’s son, on the fourth page. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Yo soy major que muchos de ellos. This play is a perfect combination of raw human emotions and a reflection upon a person’s ability to reinvent themselves.

This play brought a lot of interesting questions about identity to the surface for me as well. I think these are allegorical of three parts of the Mexican Revolution. Paperbackpages.


Identity is ours so long as it is convenient for the powerful to let us keep it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

el gesticulador rodolfo usigli libro pdf

She doesn’t consider herself pretty, but the author draws a lot of attention to her figure. 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 the mind of gesticulwdor during the early to mid twentieth century.

Oct 11, Guy Arcuri rated it really liked it.

Rita Montes rated it it was amazing Mar 02, Gfsticulador gesticulador by Rodolfo Usigli. El pueblo saw him as a revolutionary hero, and so he was one.

Jimmy rated it it was amazing Mar 01, But I would argue that there are in fact three. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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During the second act, Julia completely changes her attitude with the prospect of her father being the governor of the state.

This play allows the reader to question appearances and re-evaluate their conception of right and wrong.

Alexis rated it really liked it Nov 16, Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican revolution, painting a picture of a movement steeped in corruption, lies and manipulation all for personal benefit and gain.

His legacy will live on because of those who believe in it, just like the Mexican Revolution, while appearing to be a failure to some, lived on through those who believed in its purpose.

Jul 28, Neal rated it it was amazing. I truly enjoyed reading Usigli’s play and have already contemplated how it could be staged. Hector Torres rated it it was amazing Oct 05, Written in the late s, El Gesticulador took a decade to make it to the stage. Lines about “apariencias” y “gestos” as well as power or deception struck me as repetitive and obvious.


Oct 02, Dusty rated it it was amazing Recommended to Dusty by: Open Preview See a Problem? The gesticilador of the overpowering cruelty of the corruption reigning in a non historical Mexican time.

There is the poor professor whose name is Cesar Rubio and the hero who died in the war. No trivia or quizzes yet. In the second act one of the most interesting dialogue exchanges is between Estrella and Elena in which Estrella says to her “What admirable feminine insight!

Este libro fue interesante, pero no is perfecto.

El gesticulador by Rodolfo Usigli

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Apr 28, Jennifer Johnson rated it it was ok. Feb 03, Mary Frantz rated it liked it. She is so focused on outward appearances that she too contributes to the idea of women being seen but not heard.

My initial criticism would be that the themes and satire is developed too overtly and that the lack of subtly in the dialogue and the story line take away from the play’s power as a portrayal of the impact of the Mexican Revolution. But the play has outlived the scandal and is one of Latin America’s best. Soulecito rated it it was amazing Dec 03, Again, similar to my previous reading of Los de Abajo, this story does not feature a happy ending necessarily, but more importantly concludes with the continuation of corrupt leadership and a false idea of heroism.

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