En La Ardiente Oscuridad [Antonio Buero Vallejo] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Paperback Edition – Written in Spanish. T HROUGHOUT Buero’s template play, 1 En la ardiente oscuridad, the two main characters vie over terminology. Should they call themselves and their fellows. Most critics consider Buero’s prototype play, En la ardiente oscuridad, an indeed all of Buero’s theater to be tragedies. 1 Halsey {Antonio Buero) is this opinion.

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Want to Read saving…. Marian rated it it was amazing May 13, Retrieved from ” https: Published July 10th by Stockcero first published January 2nd Is Love sometimes a dark place, despite the rose tinted view point it is placed in? My language ability is decent, but there is enough Spanish slang and enough unfamiliar vocabulary to send me flipping back to the back pages to study the notes every few lines.

En la ardiente oscuridad

Retrieved 16 May It wasn’t an easy read for me. Dec 31, Taiyesha-Duchess of Indiana rated it it was amazing Shelves: The plot of the play centers on a school for the blind other geographic information is pointedly absent. Michael O’connell rated it liked it Jul 05, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Ignacio goes outside to the playground. But if I had, I would have seen someone climb the stairs of the slide with the body of Ignacio, unconscious or dead.


What makes us happy? This work presented a graphic picture of Spain after the Civil War and won the Lope de Vega Prize, establishing Vallejo as one of the foremost authors in Spain.

En la ardiente oscuridad – Wikipedia

The play centers around Ignacio, who is admitted to an institute for the blind, managed by Don Pablo. Ignacio, unlike the other students, is not content to accept his blindness and he mocks the other students for their happy complacency.

Pepita idly stands by the window valeljo she sees something that horrifies her. About Antonio Buero Vallejo. One of Buero Vallejo’s stage effects in this play is the darkening of the theater during a crucial conversation between Ignacio and Carlos to simulate for the audience the experience of blindness.

His presence upsets the balance of the Centro and rocks those in it so profoundly that the fact that these characters are slipping inevitably towards some gross or tragic resolution becomes obvious early on.

En la ardiente oscuridad by Antonio Buero Vallejo

One fateful night, Ignacio and Carlos are arguing. Open Preview See a Problem? This book is basically about the meaning of life. Ignacio, however, always refuses to accept his blindness and struggles to find his way around. After the war he was imprisoned for six years. Paperbackpages.

This ardiwnte was produced shortly after his release and is an interesting historical example for what it represents about this period in Spanish history and what Vallejo odcuridad able to sneak by the censors as he continued the artistic subversion that had already landed him in jail once.


Accordingly, the play must be understood as a sketch of the tragedy of man and his destiny, a problem which again is acquiring legitimacy and urgency, outstepping from the serious Spanish theatre studies into the surrounding reality.

By using the blindness metaphore Oscudidad Vallejo asks himself what makes us human, what despair is, who we are, but doesn’t answer these questions so easily. Is Love sometimes a dark place, despite the rose tinted view point it i I thoroughly enjoyed this book. Importantly, Vallejo was imprisoned in Spain under the rule of dictator Francisco Franco. I didn’t do it.

This translation had its first staging at the University of Missouri in October He meets a group of blind people there who appear to be happy, but his sense of dissatisfaction at losing the most marvelous of the senses is contagious and spreads through the group.

Carlos, one of the students at the institute, attempts to ease his depression but does not succeed.

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