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Feb 04, Mary Clare rated it really liked it. El gesticulador by Rodolfo Usigli. Feb 03, Taylor rated it really liked it. I also enjoyed the diction: 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 of one’s self versus one’s nation.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican revolution, painting a picture of a movement steeped in corruption, lies and manipulation all for personal benefit and gain.

This play allows the reader to question appearances and re-evaluate their conception of right and wrong. El gesticulador es una de las primeras tragedias hispanoamericanas. She is so focused on outward appearances that she too contributes to the idea of women being seen but not heard.

Open Preview See a Problem? Although the actual language is relatively easy to understand gesticualdor the themes of appearances and self-identification are overtly emphasized, I consider this play to be a wonderful insight into the mind of artists during the early to mid twentieth century.

Usigli’s book tells the gestifulador of one man’s prolonged impersonation of one of the Mexican revolution’s infamous generals, Cesar Rubio.

I think that Julia’s character is interesting. Es considerado el padre del teatro mexicano moderno. Oct 11, Guy Arcuri rated it really liked it. El gesticulador embodies the “search for identity” so common to literature of the Mexican Revolution. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


I read this with a rather snarky voice in mind which I believe heightens the male dominance portrayed throughout the play.

Ernie Cordell rated it it was amazing Nov 26, I thought the conversation between Cesar and Navarro helped to illustrate this idea as well as to depict the corruption present in the Mexican revolution. Identity is ours so long as it is convenient for the powerful to let us keep it. Fue uno de los mexicanos con mayor sentido de universalidad.

Although the authors’ muralist counterparts practiced and produced usjgli and unified works conveying similar messages, the written artists experienced their own sort of identity crisis because there was no central gestjculador or common genre.

This work therefore expresses those feelings in the form of a theatrical play lead by Rubio. Already Usigli introduces themes of doubt, family dispute and tension, and appearances, which is first mentioned by Miguel, Rubio’s son, on the fourth page.

On the surface, there are two Cesar My initial criticism would be that the themes and satire is developed too overtly and that the lack of subtly in the dialogue and the story line take away from the play’s power as a portrayal of the impact of the Mexican Revolution.

Books by Rodolfo Usigli. Written in the late s, El Gesticulador took a decade to make it to the stage. Julia saw truth in that which allowed her to overcome her physical appearance and live the life which she believed was her.

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Jun 09, Liliana usiglu it really liked it. El Gesticulador allows the reader to q This play is a perfect combination geeticulador raw human emotions and a reflection upon a person’s ability to reinvent themselves. Feb 03, Callie Deddens rated it really liked it. Some readers may criticize the quick development, overuse, and frequent mentioning or insinuation of the theme, but I believe this writing style to be a result of the authors’ during this usili, s, own identity crisis.

I would even venture to say that his role as a US professor is directly related to how ep United States tends to be greedy, sticking its nose in other countries’ business. There are two aforementioned and then there is the man that the professor tries to imitate and become, the politician. In the second act one of the most interesting dialogue exchanges is between Estrella and Elena in which Estrella says to gesticu,ador “What admirable feminine insight!


I loved this play. Matthew Leonard rated it really liked it Sep 22, Truth is what impostors, advertisers and politicians convince us it is. I enjoyed reading El gesticulador more than I thought I would. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Published January 1st by Ediciones Catedra S. The repetition of her self-loathing demonstrates the machista attitude in Mexico.

El gesticulador by Rodolfo Usigli

O adaptada al cine. Feb 03, Mary Frantz rated it liked rorolfo. Not from audiences who loved it but from politicians who probably saw too much of themselves in it and hired writers gedticulador publish scathing reviews. Fue un escritor indagador de la verdad. 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.

El gesticulador / The Gesticulator by Rodolfo Usigli (2004, Paperback)

To me, Usigli uses his characters as symbols of the Mexican Revolution. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Elena allowed gesticulaxor to be convinced that what started as a lie in reality became a harmless opportunity for an unlucky man to take hold of his potential. But then I thought about the work as a play, which is meant to be performed and this tempered my unqualified analysis somewhat.

This play brought a lot of interesting questions about identity to the surface for me as well. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

I also like how Usigli developed Cesar by introducing his family and their frustration with him on an intimate level.