Rodolfo Usigli’s El gesticulador is a political commentary in dramatic guise. . son como las botellas que se usan en el teatro: con etiqueta de coñac, y rellenas . Recommended Citation. Alvarez, Luz Maria, “Analisis Literario de el Gesticulador de Rodolfo Usigli” (). Master’s Theses. El Gesticulador (pieza para demagogos en tres actos) [Rodolfo Usigli, Rex Aproximaciones al estudio de la literatura hispanica, sexta edicion (Spanish.

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Another pivotal role is that of Oliver Bolton. But I would argue that there are in fact three.

La universalidad de El gesticulador de Rodolfo Usigli: Una lectura brechtiana

Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. On the surface, there are two Cesar Rubios. Lists with This Book. Jul 28, Neal rated it it was amazing. I truly enjoyed reading Usigli’s play and have already contemplated how it could be staged. This play brought a lot of interesting geeticulador about identity to the surface for me as well. Its debut in the Mexico City ‘s Palacio de Bellas Artes was welcomed by the theater-going public, but was met with hostility by the Mexican government.

Jun 09, Liliana rated it really liked it. Paperbackpages.

“Analisis Literario de el Gesticulador de Rodolfo Usigli” by Luz Maria Alvarez

But the play has outlived the scandal and is gesticluador of Latin America’s best. J Luis Rivera rated it it was amazing Sep 19, Jimmy rated it it was amazing Mar 01, She is so focused on outward appearances that she too contributes to the idea of women being seen but not heard.


Es considerado el padre del teatro mexicano moderno. Matthew Leonard rated it really liked it Sep 22, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In summary, this story highlights the desperate and extensive efforts of one man, in the wake of the Mexican Revolution, attempting to elevate his status through a lie, to reinstate some of the goals of the revolutionaries as he runs for governor equalityand as a result, is not fully supported by his family and in the end, is assassinated.

I was able to connect with him and u Usigli’s book tells the story of one man’s prolonged impersonation of one of the Mexican revolution’s infamous generals, Cesar Rubio.

Not from audiences who loved it but from politicians who probably saw too much of themselves in it and hired writers to publish scathing reviews.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. O adaptada al cine. Books by Rodolfo Usigli. Fue uno de los mexicanos con mayor sentido de universalidad. No trivia or quizzes yet. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Identity is ours so long as it is convenient for the powerful to let us keep it. Es la obra capital de Rodolfo Usigli.

El gesticulador

Want to Read saving…. The revolution destroyed the old order and made room for anyone to be whatever they wanted to be. Retrieved from ” https: Feb 03, Taylor rated it really liked it. The story is published in The New York Timesand Rubio comes to the attention of his compatriots, receiving accolades and fielding offers to run for the governorship of his state against a corrupt Revolutionary general.

Soulecito rated it it was amazing Dec 03, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Even then it was met with hostility.


Este libro fue interesante, pero rodolro is perfecto. I read this play for Spanish lit class when I was in college. During the second act, Julia completely changes her attitude with the prospect of her father being the governor of the state. At issue was the play’s declaration of the death of the Mexican Revolution in its institutionalization in the Partido Revolucionario Institucional.

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I liked the author’s decision to break the play into three parts, each at time intervals four weeks apart, because it allowed for the reader to understand the progression of Cesar’s new role over a span of time. I was able to connect with him and understand his thought process behind the lie – which made it interesting to continue reading.

Usigli offers a very harsh critique of the Mexican government as well as the Mexican gesticuladdor I was surprised by how much Rodlofo actually enjoyed reading El gesticulador. Although the actual language is relatively easy to gestidulador and 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.

Murderers could pose as heroes, thieves as diplomats and charlatans as founts of wisdom.