The publication of El Tragaluz in coincided with a slight relaxation in the political censorship in Spain, and therefore could deal directly with a. In “El tragaluz”, Buero Vallejo subtly denounces the problems with the dictatorship and its obsession with influencing the people’s vision of history and future. Booktopia has Vallejo, El Tragaluz New edition by Antonio Buero Vallejo. Buy a discounted Paperback of Vallejo online from Australia’s leading online.

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He establishes himself in Carabanchel Bajo and becomes a member of the Ateneo.

Vallejo: El Tragaluz

At the end of the war, Buero Vallejo is in Valencia and he’s put in a concentration camp in Sonja. You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter.

Liliana added it Dec 04, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Laura Barratt is currently reading it Jan 31, Clara Raposo rated it really liked it Nov 03, Set in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, this play occupies an important place in Buero Vallejo’s theatre incorporating earlier metaphysical preoccupations with a later historical and political dimension.

Bristol Classical Press Series: Want tdagaluz Read Currently Reading Read. Once you have successfully made your request, you will receive a confirmation email explaining that your request is awaiting approval. After the war he was imprisoned for six years. Want to Read saving…. The works of Buero Vallejo stand out thanks to his ability to create interesting and appealing characters, which are normally characterized by having physical or mental flaws, with complex personalities that evolve with the play.

Gerard Carrasco soldevila rated it really liked it Jun 20, In Benicasim, near Valencia, he meets Miguel Hernandez.

Want to Read saving…. He begins to work in the reorganization of the Communist Party, which he’d joined during the war.


Life & works of Antonio Buero Vallejo

The play was staged in Tragalhz inwith great success among the audience and the critics. 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.

This play is part of a series is designed to meet the needs of the fast-growing A Level and undergraduate market for texts in the Spanish language. Open Preview See a Problem? In the family moved to Madrid, where Buero Vallejo enrolls in the “Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Fernando”, where he alternated between assisting to his classes, vallejk theatre and reading.

In the release of his play “Aventura en lo gris” was banned, and a year later he writes an ironic article on censorship. He became an avid reader in trahaluz father’s extensive library, and he also liked music and painting: Manzanilla rated it liked it Apr 12, This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

Miriam rated it it was amazing Jun 17, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Characters are never reduced to symbols, and they’ve been divided in active and contemplative characters by the critics:.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in On approval, you will either be sent the print copy of the book, or you will receive a further email containing the link to allow you to download your eBook. His plays, especially “Historia de una escalera” continue to be represented in theatres all over the world, and even some schools stage his plays.


Each text comes with English notes and vocabulary, and with an introduction by an editor with an expert knowledge both of the work and of its Part of the Bristol Classical Press series of Spanish texts, this is Buero Vallejo’s play “El Tragaluz”. Books by Antonio Buero Vallejo. Ticxaaz rated it liked it Aug 30, Buero Vallejo portrays the blighted lives of the family on the ‘losing side’ in a dark basement vaolejo lit only by the pavement level window of tragalyz title — the father driven mad by the death of his baby daughter from starvation immediately after the va,lejo two brothers who react in contrasting ways to their family circumstances and the social changes of post-war Spain.

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Vallejo: El Tragaluz (Spanish Texts) Antonio Buero Vallejo: Bristol Classical Press

Limor rated it liked it Dec 13, Ana rated it really liked it Aug 20, Eve added it Dec 30, Each text comes with English notes and vocabulary, and with an introduction by an editor with an expert knowledge both of the work and of its literary and cultural context. Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Jun 01, Books by John Lyon. While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorship, Vallejo stayed in Spain and avllejo symbolism to criticize the government. Return to Book Page. Nick marked it as to-read Feb 18, Please note that print inspection copies are only available in UK and Republic of Ireland.