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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In he’s left out in parole, but he’s banished from Madrid. 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.

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

By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Return to Book Page. He spent his childhood in La Alcarria except for a couple of years when the family moved to Larache Morocco. El Tragaluz by John Lyon. Preview — Vallejo by John Lyon. His plays, especially “Historia de una escalera” continue to be represented in theatres all over the world, and even some schools stage his plays.

His father often took him to the theatre and when he was 9 he started directing his own plays in a miniature theatre. Eve added it Dec 30, Paul rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He establishes himself in Carabanchel Bajo and becomes tragapuz member of the Ateneo.


At the end of the war, Buero Vallejo is in Valencia and he’s put in a concentration camp in Sonja. In the release of his play tragakuz en lo gris” was banned, and a year later he writes an ironic article on censorship. Open Preview See a Problem?

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. 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.

While other authors left Spain to escape Franco’s censorship, Vallejo stayed in Spain and used symbolism to criticize the government.

He became an avid reader in his father’s extensive library, and he also liked music and painting: In the 70s he manages to release some of his plays in spite of the censorshipand he also stages “Las Meninas”, his biggest success after “Historia de una escalera”. Sadarp added it Apr 01, You can unsubscribe from newsletters at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in any newsletter.

Please note there is a week delivery period for this title. Jaqueline rated it really liked it May trwgaluz, He’s moved from one jail to another, and spends his time writing about painting and drawing portraits. Far reaching moral question are posed about active versus contemplative response to life and the importance of the individual in history.


Life & works of Antonio Buero Vallejo

In he was vallejk up and joined an infantry battalion. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Want to Read Currently Valleuo Read.

Want to Read saving…. Buero Vallejo portrays the blighted lives of the family on the ‘losing side’ in a dark basement flat lit 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.

Manzanilla rated it liked it Apr 12, Characters are never reduced to symbols, and they’ve been divided in active and contemplative characters by the critics:.

El concierto de San Ovidio / El tragaluz

Martu rated it really liked it Mar 16, Open Preview See a Problem? In the family moved to Valejo, where Buero Vallejo enrolls in the “Escuela de Bellas Artes de San Fernando”, where he alternated between assisting to his classes, attending theatre and reading. In Benicasim, near Valencia, he meets Miguel Hernandez.