Lo Fingido Verdadero (Acting is Believing) [Michael D. McGaha, Lope de Vega] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. “Lo fingido verdadero de Lope de Vega.” Dir. Claudio Hochman. Comedia Performance: Journal of the Association for Hispanic Classical Theater Lope de Vega, “Lo fingido verdadero. Acting is Believing”, trans. Michael D. McGaha (Book Review). J. M. RUANO DE LA HAZA.
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Acting is Believing review Frederick A. Finding her impervious to his advances, Genesius is hopelessly in love and distraught.
Lope dramatises the relationship between religious experience and role play by fusing them into one. For example, McGaha’s “Your Spanish-style puns are a pain in the ass” p.
Revista de critica literaria, in Spanish. The next in line to be emperor, Numerianus, is murdered by Aper, who desires the se. Kurt y Roswitha Reichenberger Lope de Vega. Please log in or sign up for a free account. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
A selective bibliography follows the introduction. Trinity University Press, Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.
Based on the fingidl of St. Turning to the historical background of the play, the translator is able to discuss at length the political implications of the work.
His pronouncements on theory parallel and even paraphrase, according to McGaha, Lope’s Arte nuevo. After considering the date of composition, McGaha goes on to discuss dramatic theory as reflected in the play, for Lope here departs from tradition by making Genesius, the lead character, a playwright as well as an actor. During the last few years, a growing number of translations of lesser known Spanish Golden Age plays have appeared on both sides of the Atlantic.
Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Bulletin of the Comediantes. The Emperor has no other choice as it is the law, and he orders Genesius executed and his acting troupe exiled from Rome. Alexander Samson and Jonathan Thacker, pp. Diocletian asks Genesius if he is really acting or if he has indeed converted to Christianity, and Genesius becomes ever more impassioned in his love for Christ.
View freely available titles: Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs. A lively and up-to-date biography is followed by a brief description of the plot which includes insightful comments on the notion of role-playing, key to BCom, Vol. Genesius, who converted to Christianity while performing for the emperor Diocletian, and was executed. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.
In this latter venture into the field of translation, we are presented with a fine version of Lope de Vega’s Lo fingido verdadero. In Obras de Lope de Vegaed. It is the Spanish Golden Age play that best exemplifies the world-as-stage metaphor brought to life onstage.
Last updated on 4 October If you would like to authenticate using a different subscribed institution that supports Shibboleth authentication or have your own login and password to Project MUSE, click ‘Authenticate’. Trinity University Press has assumed a leading role in publishing new translations using the expertise of David Gitlitz, Matthew Stroud and now Michael D.
You must be logged in to add tags. It is truly a fine introduction to the comedia, to the playwright and to a play that he sees as an ideal introduction to Lope’s art.
Although many outside the field of the comedia may not know this play, McGaha argues that it is ideally suited to serve as an introduction to this Spanish playwright: This is an assessment that should vfrdadero taken into account in the debate between those who see Lope as protagonist for the existing regime and those who would move away from such a view explaining that his plays embody the tensions and contradictions inherent in his society.
There are occasions when the vigor and modernity of the translation obscures the grace and subtlety of the original, but these are few. Contact Contact Us Help. It is the story of St.
McGaha’s introduction is a model of succinctness, readability tingido accuracy. This play depicts the Roman martyr Genesius, who is put to death as a Christian convert after playing the role of a Christian for the entertainment of the emperor Diocletian.
Once they return, they reveal that fimgido have been married, but Genesius still hopes to win her back. Genesius, executed by the emperor Diocletian for converting to Christianity after portraying a Christian in a play to entertain the Emperor.
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