: 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.

Author: Kazshura Fetilar
Country: Libya
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Personal Growth
Published (Last): 19 November 2005
Pages: 273
PDF File Size: 12.99 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.97 Mb
ISBN: 701-7-43614-437-4
Downloads: 88491
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Mikara

This work presented a graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo as one of the foremost authors in Spain. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Sadarp added it Apr 01, No trivia or quizzes yet.

While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorshipVallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government. In other tragapuz Wikimedia Commons.

El Tragaluz has an important place in Buero’s theatre incorporating earlier metaphysical preoccupations, with a later historical and political dimension into an overriding vision of national reconciliation after the traumas of Civil War, and beyond that a world evolving toward the triumph over human egoism.

After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in Bloche rated it really liked it Mar 29, He spent valejo childhood in La Alcarria except for a couple of years when the family moved to Larache Morocco. He publishes some drawings in several magazines, but he’s already more attracted towards narrative and theatre. Eve added it Dec 30, Ali Clare rated it really liked it Nov 23, El concierto de San Ovidio viene a replantear el tema de la ceguera, ahora en circunstancias distintas de las de En la ardiente oscuridad.


The life & works of Antonio Buero Vallejo

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He begins to work in the reorganization of the Communist Party, which he’d joined e, the war. Kelsey marked it as val,ejo Feb 18, A few days tragalluz he’s allowed to return home with the promise he’ll present himself to the local authorities, which he doesn’t do. Once you have successfully made your request, you will receive a confirmation email explaining that your request is awaiting approval. Buero Vallejo portrays the blighted lives of the family on the ‘losing side’ in a dark basement flat buuero only by the pavement level window of the title — the father driven mad by the death of his 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.

For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy. Open Preview See a Problem? Nick marked it as to-read Feb 18, 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.


You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter. In Benicasim, near Valencia, he meets Miguel Hernandez.

Return to Book Page. Characters are never reduced to symbols, and they’ve been divided in active and contemplative characters by the critics:.

Gerard Carrasco soldevila traaluz it really liked it Jun 20, In May of June of he detained and condemned to death for adherence to the rebellion, but after 8 months they sentence him to 30 years instead.

Ticxaaz rated it liked it Aug 30, Each text comes with English notes and vocabulary, and with an introduction by an editor with an expert knowledge both tragalu the work and of its literary and cultural context.

Life & works of Antonio Buero Vallejo

Trivia About El concierto de S Buero Vallejo studied his bachelors degree in Guadalajara Madrid from to and became interested in philosophy, science and social studies.

A common theme in his work is Spain’s problems bueroo and after Franco.

In he releases “El tragalauz”, the first play released under the dictatorship that spoke openly about the Spanish Civil War. At the end of the war, Buero Vallejo is in Valencia and he’s put in a concentration camp in Sonja.