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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Entry written by Kathleen Jeffs. Kenneth Muir and Ann L. Trinity University Press has assumed a leading role in publishing new translations using the expertise of David Gitlitz, Matthew Stroud and now Michael D. Once they return, po reveal that they have been married, but Genesius still hopes to win her back. 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.

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Emilio Cotarelo y Mori, vol. 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. The next in line to be emperor, Numerianus, is murdered by Aper, who desires the throne. View freely available titles: Genesius, who converted to Christianity while performing for the emperor Diocletian, and was executed. In A Companion to Lope de Vegaeds.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. It is the story of St. Contact Contact Us Help. It is produced in a clear style and crisp language that makes reading easy without sacrificing accuracy.

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: 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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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. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Genesius dies impaled on a pole, and he remains a devoted Christian in his dying monologue, while his acting troupe redistribute the roles and plan how they will carry on performing without him.

His pronouncements on theory parallel and even paraphrase, according to McGaha, Lope’s Arte nuevo. Trinity University Press, Alexander Samson and Jonathan Thacker, pp. In Obras de Lope de Vegaed. A selective bibliography follows the introduction.

Diocletian, having enjoyed the first play, hears that Genesius is an even better actor when playing the part of a Christian, so he orders the troupe to perform again. Lope dramatises the relationship between religious experience and role play by fusing them into one. The Emperor has no other choice as it is the law, and he orders Genesius executed and his acting troupe exiled from Rome.

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.

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’. Revista de critica literaria, in Spanish. Bulletin of the Comediantes. 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.

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This website uses cookies to ensure vdrdadero get the best experience on our website. For example, McGaha’s “Your Spanish-style puns are a pain in the ass” p. Turning to the historical background of the play, the translator is able to discuss at length the political implications of the work. The translation itself is mainly in prose except for sonnets and songs.


Please log in or sign up for a free account. Finding her impervious to his advances, Genesius is hopelessly in llpe and distraught. 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.

It is the Spanish Golden Age play that best exemplifies the world-as-stage metaphor brought to life onstage. It is a vigorous and lively translation written with an eye on a contemporary audience who may wish to see it performed.

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There are occasions when the vigor and modernity of the translation obscures the grace and subtlety of the original, but these are few. In response to this treachery, Diocletian kills Aper, and is crowned the next emperor.

Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Lo fingido verdadero c. Based on the li of St.

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You must be logged in to add tags. In this latter venture into the field of translation, we are presented with a fine version of Lope de Vega’s Lo fingido verdadero.

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