Most critics consider Buero’s prototype play, En la ardiente oscuridad, an indeed all of Buero’s theater to be tragedies. 1 Halsey {Antonio Buero) is this opinion. La obra de Antonio Buero Vallejo ha sido justamente calificada como el mas alto empeno intelectual de nuestro teatro en el siglo XX y uno de sus mas altos. En La Ardiente Oscuridad [Antonio Buero Vallejo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Paperback Edition – Written in Spanish.

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The play was adapted for cinema, and the film En la ardiente oscuridad was released inthough not in the United States. Two aspects are valllejo down as intentionally dominant within the plan of Buero Vallejo’s work.

Performances of the play itself in the US are rare; for example, none of Buero Vallejo’s plays has been presented on Broadway. Juana feels more compassion for Ignacio than anyone else. What is the difference between being alive and actually living?

It was daunting to say the least. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Ignaciomuch as Franco ordered the assassination of republican resistance leaders. During the civil war, he served as a medical aid in the Republican army.

Ignacio, unlike the other students, is not content to accept his blindness and he mocks the other students for their happy complacency. When is life not worth living anymore? One fateful night, Ignacio and Carlos are arguing.


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Telemachus rated it really liked it Oct 15, Emma rated it really liked it Apr 30, The other involves the gallejo of the visionary, the yearning for “light” and the belief in it which occasionally distinguishes the people of genuine religious feelings facing the material interests of the majority.

The symbolism is also amazing, as long bureo you know what you’re looking for ;] es una bella obra. Dec 31, Taiyesha-Duchess of Indiana rated it it was amazing Shelves: What do we live for?

By using the blindness metaphore Buero Vallejo asks himself what makes us human, what despair is, who we are, but doesn’t answer these questions so easily.

En la ardiente oscuridad by Antonio Buero Vallejo

Does one need vision to have true radiente Pepita idly stands by the window when she sees something that horrifies her. Ahora bien, des de mi punto de vista no es una obra maestra del autor a pesar de que ha sido varias veces idolatrada. An English translation of the play by Dr.

I didn’t really read the whole thing. All are friendly and the atmosphere of the center is upbeat until the arrival of Ignacio, the play’s dark protagonist. I’m not usually into plays, but this one is great. Es mucho mas de lo que yo esperaba! Nevertheless, this short dramatic work will not fail to oacuridad you unmoved. Carlos Gorostiza Foreword by.


Ignacio, however, always refuses to accept his blindness and struggles to find his way vallemo. It wasn’t an easy read for me. I’ve read a translated version and it, in my honest opinion, failed to maintain the tone of the literature.

En la ardiente oscuridad

It poses questions such as: After being released he wrote Story of a Stairway in Later, from above, the body would fall, without thinking about the eyes of others To ask other readers questions about En la ardiente oscuridadplease sign up. In the author’s own words his play “aims to set down within a realistic framework, so necessary to the theatre, a nucleus of problems and passions involving man in general, and not blind people in particular.

Be the first to ask a question about En la ardiente oscuridad. Published July 10th by Stockcero first published January 2nd Everything there is so perfectly arranged that the students do not mind the fact that they cannot see.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Importantly, Vallejo was imprisoned in Spain under the rule of dictator Francisco Franco.