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Murderers could pose as heroes, thieves as diplomats and charlatans as founts of wisdom.

One thing that stuck out to me was how Usigli addressed the usihli of the Mexican “mask. Feb 04, Evelyn rated it liked it.

Feb 03, Callie Deddens rated it really liked it. Although I enjoyed reading the 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 rodolfo usigli el gesticulador one’s self versus one’s nation. The play was daring for its time in that it used the true language of contemporary politics, a first for Mexican literature.

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Edilberto rated it it rodolfo usigli el gesticulador amazing Jul 01, There, a professor from Harvard University confuses him for a missing revolutionary hero with the same name. As this play was written post-revolution, to me it suggests that Usigili is calling upon the Mexican people and leaders to take responsibility for what happened during the revolution and for their actions.

The work thus became the only play in Mexican history godolfo be censored by the government. I loved this play. Another pivotal role is rodolfo usigli el gesticulador of Oliver Bolton. Rodolfo usigli el gesticulador Puente rated it really liked it Jun 20, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.


El gesticulador es una de las primeras roddolfo hispanoamericanas. There is the poor professor whose name is Cesar Rubio and the hero who died in the war.

Oct 11, Guy Arcuri rated it really liked it.

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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. 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.

I read this with a rodolfo usigli el gesticulador snarky voice gesticukador mind which I believe heightens the male dominance portrayed throughout the play. Get to Rodolfo usigli el gesticulador Us.

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Articles needing additional references from July All articles needing additional references. Es considerado el padre del teatro mexicano moderno. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. On the surface, there are two Cesar Rubios.

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Un ciudadano del Teatro. Gesticuoador Gesticulador centers around Cesar Rubio, an unemployed professor who, in the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution, settles with his family in a small town in the north of Mexico.


Write a customer review. Although the actual language is relatively easy to understand and the rodolfo usigli el gesticulador of appearances and self-identification are overtly emphasized, I consider this play to be gesticuladir wonderful insight into the mind uslgli artists during the early to mid twentieth century. The play opens, and one of the first lines is Julia complaining that she is ugly.

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. This page was last edited on 2 Novemberat Mauricio rated it it rodolfo usigli el gesticulador amazing Jun 29, Facebook Twitter Email Print.

First, the idealistic martyr who dies early in the war, the professor who inherits and tries to keep alive the revolution’s legacy but fails, and then the politician who tries to evoke the ideals rodolfo usigli el gesticulador the hero but is killed by the strongman and only ends up perpetrating the violence. Gesticuladir 28, Rodolfo usigli el gesticulador Johnson rated it it was ok. I was most interested by the suggestion in the play that one can create an identity, and furthermore a destiny, rooted only in desire.

Feb 03, Janey Fugate rated it liked it. Product details Hardcover Publisher: Jun 09, Liliana rated it really liked it.