Sin embargo, en su mayor parte, la falta de sentido y el caos de la vida estn relacionados con la inhumanidad del hombre hacia su semejante y con las fuerzas de lo establecido, que lo despojan de sus valores y derechos. A pesar de la importancia de la riqueza de estos sistemas dramticos, no se disminuye el valor de la palabra hasta el punto que recomienda Artaud. Estas son las sutilezas que esperamos delucidar en este estudio con el ejemplo de un drama especfico, El campo,11 obra que expone los sistemas de la brutalidad en las relaciones humanas, con su piedra angular de la duplicidad. La crueldad es la mutilacin de un modo de vivir p. Hay una relacin de poder e impotencia, de agresividad y de pasividad. La diferencia entre el poderoso y el impotente no es simplemente parte de sus personalidades, sino de la situacin misma en que se hallan p.

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Her plays appear in numerous anthologies and are regularly produced throughout Latin America and in much of Europe. Many of her plays have been translated into English and several have been published in the U.

Argentina has a tradition of novelists and poets who are women, going back to the nineteenth century, but only a few women write plays. I believe that all acts of writing are impudent, shameless, but drama especially, because you know that you are going to be on the stage through the actors.

It shows more. It is immodest. All of her plays are strong and penetrating abstract commentaries on passivity in the face of oppression and destruction, themes that have played out in her country since the mid-nineteenth century.

Her plays deal "aggressively" and "immodestly" with themes of violence and power. Our theatre is much more connected with a social element, and our plays deal directly with political and social content.

All of our theatre is more or less political, [End Page ] and we are all political writers in one way or another. There is always implicit or explicit political content in our work, though it is not a goal.

In Spanish,the word "campo" means both "camp" and "countryside. Because she feared possible reprisals to her family, she withheld If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution or have your own login and password to Project MUSE.


El Campo Gambaro

The new accountant of the corporation. Plays the piano and scratches herself. Plot Act One Scene One Young and attractive Martin shows up at an unidentified corporation and is told by a servant that Frank will soon be joining him to discuss his new occupation. Frank then appears in a Gestapo uniform [5] and states that the only reason he is wearing it is because he enjoys it and he is not harming anyone. However, it is later revealed that he is being told to and that this is indeed a corporation led by many people. Frank and Martin discuss the political and social climate of the world while voices of children are heard below the window of the room. Frank also hears the peasants singing below the window throughout the scene and says that they always are marching when they sing that song.



Edited, Translated and with an Introduction by Marguerite Feitlowitz. Sebastian Doggart , Nick Hern Books, One cannot help wondering whether the first audiences for this play would have identified the menacing figures who appear in it with particular political or public faces. On one hand this play is an outcry and a prescient warning about this the misuse of authority and fearful acquiescence before it and on the other a picture of the exploitation, cruelty and even torture that even partners or siblings can inflict upon each other. No reviews are currently available.

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